Course Code CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) provides you with the technical and management skills to become a builder medium rise and/or construction manager, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

Please select a study mode from the list below.

Recognition of prior learning

The process of Skills Recognition (Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Recognition of Current Competencies) gives those people with the relevant experience the opportunity to gain formal recognition for their competencies (skills and knowledge) gained through life, work and study, regardless of where, when and how they were achieved.

Participants are responsible for gathering evidence that will show they have the required competencies to the standard set out by the industry in the National Competency Standards.

Start Date & Duration

Enrolments are taken on an ongoing basis. Students can enrol at any time 24/7 online, over the phone or in person during business hours. Enrolment is for a period of 12 months.

Eligibility

A minimum of 3 to 4 years experience within this trade and completion of Year 12 English and Mathematics is recommended but not required.

Cost

$4,860.00

WA $5,400.00 *

Assessment

Evidence for RPL may include:

  • work experience
  • life experiences (including voluntary work and leisure pursuits)
  • previous study e.g. qualifications, industry training professional development programs or units

Course Delivered by

Everthought Education Brisbane South

RTO Number: 32438

*Western Australia Building Commission requirements.

An additional 2 units are required by WA Building Commission for Building Practitioner registration. These will be issued as a separate Statement of Attainment along with the full Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

What will I learn?

18 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, composed of 13 compulsory units and 5 elective units. The elective units may be selected as follows:

Core Units

CPCCBC4001AApply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4003ASelect and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004AIdentify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010BApply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4013APrepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5001BApply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5002AMonitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003ASupervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5010BManage construction work
CPCCBC5018AApply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
BSBOHS504BApply principles of OHS risk management
BSBPMG505AManage project quality
BSBPMG508AManage project risk

Elective Units

Group A

CPCCBC5004ASupervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC5005ASelect and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5006BApply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5007AAdminister the legal obligations of a building or construction contract
CPCCBC5009AIdentify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
CPCSUS5001ADevelop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Group B

CPCCBC4005AProduce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006BSelect, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4009BApply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4011BApply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012ARead and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4014APrepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4016AAdminister a construction contract
CPCCBC4018AApply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPPDSM6013APrepare project design brief and documentation in the property industry

What are the pathways?

Career opportunities include employment as a:

  • Construction Project Manager (Technologist)

    Fire Systems Designer

    Builder

    Builder medium rise and/or construction manager

    Covering work in residential and commercial applications

After successful completion of this course you may continue your studies by enrolling in:

  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)
  • CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)
  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)

Course Recognition

This qualification provides you with the technical and management skills to become a builder medium rise and/or construction manager, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

What are the Entry Requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
A reasonable level of language, literacy and numeracy skills are required to comprehend legislation and documentation

Enquiries and Enrolments

If you have any questions regarding the course, or would like to enrol please fill in the eligibility check form on the right hand side of the page.