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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Code: CPC50220

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) - CPC50220

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of building professionals who apply knowledge of structural principles, risk and financial management, estimating, preparing and administering building and construction contracts, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality and managing construction work in building projects including residential and commercial with the following limitations:

Residential construction is limited to National Construction Code Class 1 and 10 buildings to a maximum of 3 stories.

Commercial construction is limited to National Construction Code Class 2 to 9 buildings, Type C and B construction.

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.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

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Course Duration & Fee

Duration 78 weeks
Price: $12,000
Material fee : $2000
Enrollment fee : $500

Entry Requirements

Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement.
Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
Must have completed Australian Year 12 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate IV or higher qualification with an Australian institution
Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 5.5 with no band less that 5.0 or equivalent, such as:
IBT 46
PTE Academic 42
CAE 162
OET B
Duolingo 90
General English Upper Intermediate
MOI Certificate
Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

  1. Registered Builder,
  2. Estimator,
  3. Building Supervisor,
  4. Construction Manager

Units of Competency

BSBOPS504 Manage risk
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010* Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings
CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC5018* Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 stories
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCBC5004 Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability