CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction develops your knowledge to the level where you can learn how to plan and supervise construction sites, prepare costs and administer the contract and manage residential construction sites, using current building codes and standards, understand the legal requirements to Class1 to 10 to a maximum of two-story and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, overseeing work and liaising with clients from start to finish.
Please note that this course is based on Australian building codes and regulations.
Builder and Site Supervisor licensing varies across States and Territories.
This course is delivered in a blended ( face to face + online ) environment and includes structured learning activities including theory, group discussions, case studies, presentations, role plays, research, projects, workplace simulated activities, and written assessments
Age – 18+
English – IELTS 5.5 or equivalent in TOEFL, PTE, OET. Or /And Meet the Literacy, Language, Numeracy (LLN) test organised by Salford college*
Academic – At least Year 12 Equivalent to Australian standards or/and Certificate level qualification from Australia or/and Life experiences and background of relevant work (to be supported by resume and interview and referrals)
After completing CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction students may progress to higher education courses.
This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:
Do you already have existing skills and knowledge and don’t need additional training? Have you done previous training?
Please contact our office if you would like to undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apply for credit transfer. RPL/Credit transfer may reduce your course duration and fees.
There are 19 units in this qualification out of which 11 are core and 8 are elective units. The Salford College Industry Advisory Panel has recommended the elective units which are most suitable for the workplace.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|CPCCBC4001||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings||Core|
|CPCCBC4053||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings||Core|
|CPCCBC4010*||Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions||Core|
|CPCCBC4002||Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace||Core|
|CPCCBC4007||Plan building or construction work||Core|
|CPCCBC4008||Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects||Core|
|CPCCBC4009||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects||Core|
|CPCCBC4012||Read and interpret plans and specifications||Core|
|CPCCBC4014||Prepare simple building sketches and drawings||Core|
|CPCCBC4018||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects||Core|
|CPCCBC4021||Minimise waste on the building and construction site||Core|
|BSBPMG422||Apply project quality management techniques||Elective|
|CPCCBC4003||Select, prepare and administer a construction contract||Elective|
|CPCCBC4004||Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects||Elective|
|CPCCBC4005||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering||Elective|
|CPCCBC4006||Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects||Elective|
|CPCSUS4002||Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings||Elective|
|CPCCCM1013||Plan and organise work||Elective|
|BSBLDR413||Lead effective workplace relationships||Elective|
|Pre-requisite Unit for CPCCBC4010*|
|CPCCBC4053||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings|
|CPCCBC4001||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings|
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