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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

Unknown

Average Duration

24 months

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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.

Coordination

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.

Outcomes

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

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

BSBSMB406A
Manage small business finances

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement, monitor and review strategies for the ongoing management of a small business's finances. It also includes day to day financial management of the small business.

CPCCBC4001A
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and low rise commercial buildings. This unit of competency supports builders, site managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards in the residential and commercial construction industry.

CPCCBC4002A
Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards. The development and implementation of appropriate responses, including responses required by state or territory legislation and regulations, to mitigate the risks are also addressed.

CPCCBC4003A
Select and prepare a construction contract

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and prepare appropriate construction contracts, including the sections, clauses and conditions for low rise construction projects. The ability to interpret complex documents, communicate clearly and succinctly and negotiate is essential skills.

CPCCBC4004A
Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. Knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes is essential.

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Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

NSW Smart and Skilled

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

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