Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110)

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Course Description

A Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) CPC40110 is the minimum level certificate of recognition required to gain a Builder’s Licence in Australia. Students complete 13 core units learning how to plan and carry out building and construction work. Elective units are then completed to meet the licensing requirements in the student’s state of residence.

Note: this qualification should be undertaken in real work environment.

The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) CPC40110 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

24 months

Study Mode


Number of Providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Building and Construction

Materials, methods, and the tools used to construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures.


Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.

Production and Processing

Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Building Estimator$1,440 weekly pay
Construction Site Supervisor$1,635 weekly pay
Fire Protection Designer$1,250 weekly pay
Fire Engineer$1,250 weekly pay
New Home Sales Consultant$1,635 weekly pay
Construction Project Manager$1,635 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Site Construction Manager$2,400 weekly pay
Site Manager$1,920 weekly pay

Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course and details about what it involves and who is eligible.

NSW Funding - Smart and Skilled

Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.



Course Providers

The following institutions provide this course. You can filter by their eligibility for state and loan programs:

NSW Smart and Skilled