CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction(Building)

OVERVIEW

Gain the knowledge and skills to advance your career with a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) and work towards becoming a Site Supervisor, Site Manager, Estimator, Contract Administrator or Domestic Builder.

The CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) has been designed for tradespeople, employees, owner builder/renovators and those seeking a career change to develop their knowledge and skills in residential building and construction.

By undertaking the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) the student will learn how to plan building and construction work, apply building codes and standards to the construction process, prepare building contracts and apply for permits, and how to manage on-site work and a small business effectively.

Course Detail

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
  • 16 units of competency:
  • 13 core units
  • 3 elective units.
The elective units must be selected as follows:
  • all three elective units may be selected from the elective units listed see https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CPC40110
  • two of the three elective units may be selected from Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma from another endorsed Training Package or from CPC08, provided that at least one unit is from Certificate IV and the industry context is maintained.
 
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose. 

13 Core Units

BSBSMB406 
CPCCBC4001A 
CPCCBC4002A e
CPCCBC4003A 
CPCCBC4004A 
CPCCBC4005A 
CPCCBC4006B 
CPCCBC4007A 
CPCCBC4008B 
CPCCBC4009B 
CPCCBC4010B 
​CPCCBC4011B
CPCCBC4012B

Manage small business finances
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
Select and prepare a construction contract
Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
Plan building or construction work
Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
​Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
Read and interpret plans and specifications

3 Elective Units

​CPCCBC4020A
CPCCBC4024A
BSBMGT403
 


​Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures
Resolve Business Dispute
Implement continues improvement

Delivery Strategy

  • The program of individual units will be delivered and assessed through a range of teaching & learning strategies and assessment methodology. These include but are not limited to:
    Teaching and Learning Strategies
    • Demonstration and practice of work related tasks
    • Group work of work related tasks
    • Activities in work environments
    • Multi-mode
    • RPL
    • Credit Transfer
     Baker Ebert Pty Ltd will ensure learners have every reasonable opportunity to complete their training program. The RTO will integrate the activities and units that reflect real industry outcomes and processes.

Duration

The program duration is approximately 840 nominal hours (depending on the electives selected)
The duration of the program will be a minimum of 40 weeks (1 x weekly session of 8 hours per day) for students with prior learning, cross training of employability skills from other industries and a maximum of 12 months for new students to the industry with limited employability knowledge and skills and/or English is their second language.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.  However all participants no matter the target group will be required:

  • Prior to enrolment or commencement of training  complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

This will assist Baker Ebert with determining the clients suitability to the course, verify the training plan, and identify any learning support needs. 

Baker Ebert also has the following admissions into the qualification depending on the target clients:
Target Group 1

  • Hold a trade qualification (Certificate III) in the Construction Industry (evidence must be supplied) or
  • Current employment in the building and construction industry or associated industries.
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
  • Entry into this program is via interview with the teacher

Target Group 2

  • Have completed minimum year 10
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate literacy competencies

Training Venues

Training venues will be confirmed with students at the time of enrolment.

Employment Pathways

  • Contract Administrator
  • Estimator
  • Site Supervisor
  • Site Manager or Domestic Builder.​

Target Clients

Target Group 1
The first target group for this qualification are people who:

  • Hold a trade qualification (Certificate III) in the Construction Industry (evidence must be supplied) or
  • are currently employed in the building and construction industry or associated industries without formal qualifications​

​Target Group 2
The second target group for this qualification is for people new to the industry. This group of candidates will normally consist of:

  • those seeking a career change to develop their knowledge and skills in residential building and construction.

Assessments and Award

Assessment includes:

  • Written questions
  • Case study
  • Project
  • Observation (Workplace/Simulated Workplace)


To be eligible for the award of the BSB40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction learners must successfully complete a total of 16 units listed in this document. Credits may apply.

 A Statement of Attainment will be issued for any unit of competency completed and deemed competent if the full qualification is not completed. 

Recognition Process

Credit Transfer
If a certificate or statement of results is produced and verified, a credit transfer process will be initiated by Baker Ebert Pty Ltd in relation to the units as per the training plan.

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched or equivalent units of competency.”  (Source: AQF)

Recognition of Prior Learning:
An assessment process that assesses an individual’s non-formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification (Source: AQF)

If recognition applies the student’s overall duration will alter and a schedule of exemptions will be provided

Fees & charges

Tuition

$8,500

Delivery Locations

  • Springvale
  • Geelong
  • Campbellfield
  • Dandenong
  • Diamond Creek

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