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Building compliance ready

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Building compliance ready provides you with the knowledge and skills to plan and co-ordinate works to ensure buildings meet the applicable performance requirements.
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HIA Training Coordinator

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Virtual classroom

Essential information

What's it all about?
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Are you looking to enter the residential construction industry, and looking for insight into the technical standards governing building performance? Perhaps you’re working in a draughting office, and want to expand your skillset? You might already be working in the trades and want to increase your knowledge and understanding, or explore whether a Certificate IV qualification is right for you?

The residential construction industry remains strong, with high demand for skilled individuals across all aspects of construction. 

The HIA Building Compliance Ready part-qualification may be the perfect course for you, if you want to strengthen your knowledge and ability to work with the National Construction Code (NCC) and structural standards. Completion of this part-qualification will have you set up for success in ensuring buildings meet the applicable performance requirements. Credit transfers for this course can also be transferred into attaining your full CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) in the future.

You will learn how to:

  • Access, read and interpret Australian Standards and the NCC, to determine the correct building classification and identify the relevant compliance requirements
  • Understand and apply the NCC compliance pathways, assessment methods and evidence of suitability requirements to demonstrate compliance of a product or design
  • Identify and determine the fire protection requirements of buildings, and check for compliance with both active and passive fire protection
  • Analyse building plans and specifications to ensure the design and materials will meet the structural requirements
  • Assess new products and technologies to see if they are suitable for your projects
  • Plan and coordinate work involving footings & earthworks, flooring systems, wall systems and structural roofing, ad ensure compliance with the NCC and project documentation
What do I need before I start?
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No pre-requisite training required. All learners will be required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment before enrolment.

NSW participants

Training under JobTrainer is fee-free and fully funded by the NSW and Commonwealth governments (individuals residing in NSW and working within the building and construction industry or job seekers).

How long will it take?
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There will be around 12 live tutorials spaced out over 4 months. Additional Support Sessions may also be available.
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.

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.

What are the core and elective units?
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These units of competency will be delivered as standalone units and includes assessment of foundation skills that are embedded in the Training Package. Where foundation skills are not explicit in a unit competency, they will be included in assessment tasks.

  • CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings 
  • CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 type C buildings
  • CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions

Upon completion of this part qualification you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Who would do this training?
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  • Individuals looking to understand compliance and building regulations 
  • Construction industry personnel that wish to upskill themselves but are unable to commit to a full qualification
  • Construction tradesmen and women looking to improve their knowledge of the NCC and how to apply
  • Individuals looking to transition their career path into the building and construction industry (job seekers and existing workers)

Course commencement dates

Dates of commencement can vary depending on your registration and eligibility approval, but we can have you up and training within 2-3 weeks generally. When we have received your registration, we will be in contact to discuss and confirm the best dates for you.

Registration takes just 20 minutes so register now!


Who would do this training?

Individuals and building and construction industry personnel looking to understand compliance and building regulations.

Am I eligible for funding?

Find out more about eligibility criteria.

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If you're still looking for more information on training, give us a call or hit enquire now and we'll get back to you.

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