Build your career

with HIA

  • Grow your skills
  • Get an edge
  • Build your future
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Build your career

with HIA

  • Grow your skills
  • Get an edge
  • Build your future
Enquire now

Learn CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) with HIA

Nationally recognised qualification

Funding available for eligible students*

Learn from real industry experts

Increase your earning potential

There's a high demand for qualified construction workers due to the serious skills shortage in the building industry. Take advantage of this opportunity and gain hands-on experience, leadership skills, and specialised expertise with this course. Training up is a great way to stand out in the job market. 

When you upskill with a Diploma, you will also boost your earning potential. This course prepares you for supervisory positions, teaching you how to manage construction sites and deliver projects on time and within budget.

More about the course

Gain the skills and knowledge required to manage medium rise construction projects. Your training will cover building theory and the practical construction of residential and commercial buildings - medium rise. 

Learn how to:

  • Select contractors and manage staff
  • Oversee the progress of a project and its quality
  • Liaise with clients
  • Skills and knowledge to start your own building enterprise
  • The ability to apply for a builders licence (with additional requirements)
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Learn from trainers with real experience

We offer regular monthly intakes with a range of start dates. Navigate the course through our online portal and engage with specialist online trainers who have real industry experience through scheduled virtual tutorials and one-on-one communication.

  • Greater flexibility
  • Average of one virtual tutorial per week
  • Regular support sessions with your trainer

Financial support available

There are different subsidies available from the Government to help you reach your goals. Funding varies from state to state; fees from $0.*

What's next?

Take your first step in becoming a building and construction manager today. Get started now!

About HIA

For nearly 75 years, we have existed to represent and unite builders across Australia, providing a real voice to the residential building and construction industry. So, as an organisation started by builders, for builders, our trainers know exactly what it takes to be successful in the residential building industry.

On successful completion, you'll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification, the support of HIA behind you, and the confidence to take your career to the next level.

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I recommend HIA to anyone wanting to go further in their building careers. By studying this course, I have gained knowledge towards running a business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about, setting me up to run my own business one day!

Jakob Whelan

Past student - Tasmania

Essential information

What do I need before I start?
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HIA will conduct a pre-enrolment review with you to make sure that this program is suitable for your career goals, current skills and experience. HIA will also ensure each participant has the following:

  • a competent level of English; reading, writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • the ability to research, access and interpret complex documents
  • numeracy skills
  • computer and internet access
  • basic computer skills in spreadsheets, search engines and word processing

All participants will be required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment before enrolment.

How long will it take?
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We provide an online learning program with a virtual classroom environment. The completion of this qualification can take up to 30 months. The qualification consists of one virtual tutorial each week, two hours in duration. In addition to this you will need to allow time for your learning content, research and assessments at around 10-20 hours per week.

Note - Please note that Western Australian participants will have a qualification duration of up to 30 months and each virtual tutorial will be 4 hours in duration.

What resources will I require?
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During your training, access to resources is required and may include various current industry-specific codes and standards. If you do wish to purchase these materials, your regional HIA Training staff can provide you with a list of these resources and their indicative costs.

Participants will have developed learning skills, have sound language and literacy skills to read, interpret and comprehend written materials and have effective writing skills, to make notes, communicate information in writing and complete written assessments. Learners will also have sound technological skills to effectively access information for research through web searches.

Where there are specific units that require access to onsite equipment, this will be arranged with you directly, and may involve face to face training at your nearest HIA office.

You will need to ensure you have access to a PC/laptop with internet, Microsoft Office and Zoom.

*Subsidised fees may be available to eligible learners.