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CPC40320

Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Contract Administrator)

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Course overview

Gain the skills and knowledge needed by Contract Administrators in the low rise residential construction sector.

On successful completion of this course, you will graduate with a Certificate for the nationally recognised qualification:

  • CPC40320 Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Contract Administrator)

Essential information

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While there are no pre-requisites for this course, HIA will conduct a pre-enrolment review with you to make sure that this program is suitable and appropriate for your career goals, current skills and experience. This will ensure that 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 learners will be required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment before enrolment.
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We provide an online learning platform with a virtual classroom learning environment program. The completion of this qualification can take up to 18 months. 

Virtual tutorials are delivered on a weekly basis, each tutorial is 2 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. Depending on the unit this additional time may vary.

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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.

You will need to ensure you have access to a PC/laptop with internet.

Units

The following units of competency were selected in consultation with industry and accordance with the Training Packaging Rules of this qualification.

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.

To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in:

15 nationally recognised units of competency - 2 core units and 13 elective units 

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CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
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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
CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4007 Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4017 Arrange resources and prepare for the building and construction project
CPCCBC4021 Minimise waste on the building and construction site
CPCCBC4024 Resolve business disputes
CPCCBC4026 Arrange building applications and approvals
CPCCBC4031 Process client requirements
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
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* Subsidised fees may be available to eligible learners.

Who would do this training?

Contract Administrators, or those wishing to progress into this role, who are currently working in the low rise residential sector of the building industry.

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Fees

State Member Non-member *Funding available through
ACT $3,900 $5,000 $1,690*

Training Fund Authority
NSW $3,900 $5,000 Not available
QLD $3,900 $5,000 $700*

Construction Skills Qld (CSQ)
SA $3,900 $5,000 $1,300*

Department for Education (Skills SA)
TAS $3,900 $5,000 Not available
VIC $3,900 $5,000 $0*

Skills First
WA $3,900 $5,000 Not available
NT $3,900 $5,000 Not available

*Subsidised fees are contingent on available funded places and eligibility, and is subject to change by funding bodies.

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Why study with HIA?

Nationally Recognised Training
Online, virtual & in-person modes
Earn CPD Points
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Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Melissa Snel NSync Constructions "I heard about all the fantastic webinars and training opportunities. HIA is well suited to our business. You've got to continue learning and I'm getting that from HIA, 100 per cent." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business." Jacob Whelan Past student - Tasmania "I recommend HIA if you want to go further in your building career. By studying this course, I gained knowledge to run my own business and learnt all the other details people don’t know about in business."