CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

52 weeks

Adelaide & Sydney

RTO Code : 40298

Cricos Course Code : 110209A

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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.


52 weeks including breaks and holidays. This Blended (Face to face + Online) course is delivered over 2.5 days per week.

Study Mode and Assessment Methods

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

Entry Requirements

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Tuition Fee – $14000

Non – Tuition Fee comes to $1200 and the details are given below:

Application Fee – $350

Material Fee – $400

Estimated Total Fee – $14750

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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:

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Leading Hand

Click here for more information about pathways with Universities

Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer

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.

Course Structure

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 CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 BuildingsCore
CPCCBC4053Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C BuildingsCore
CPCCBC4010*Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructionsCore
CPCCBC4002Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplaceCore
CPCCBC4007Plan building or construction workCore
CPCCBC4008Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projectsCore
CPCCBC4009Apply legal requirements to building and construction projectsCore
CPCCBC4012Read and interpret plans and specificationsCore
CPCCBC4014Prepare simple building sketches and drawingsCore
CPCCBC4018Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projectsCore
CPCCBC4021Minimise waste on the building and construction siteCore
BSBPMG422Apply project quality management techniquesElective
CPCCBC4003Select, prepare and administer a construction contractElective
CPCCBC4004Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projectsElective
CPCCBC4005Produce labour and material schedules for orderingElective
CPCCBC4006Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projectsElective
CPCSUS4002Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildingsElective
CPCCCM1013Plan and organise workElective
CPCCBC4026Arrange building applications and approvalsElective
Pre-requisite Unit for CPCCBC4010*
CPCCBC4053Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
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