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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210

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This diploma course is designed for building and construction professionals who wish to gain valuable skills in managing medium rise construction projects. It is also a required qualification in some state for those wishing to apply for a builders licence or registration.
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Registration starts from $0*

*Funding available to eligible students

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* Prices include GST. The course fee does not include required resources (if applicable).

Duration

12 months

Job outcome

Builder

Delivery model

Study in-person or online

Estimated salary

$75,000 - $200,000+

CPD Points

NSW 36, VIC 18, TAS 18

Contact

HIA Training Coordinator

Essential information

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What's it all about?
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Gain the skills and knowledge to manage medium rise construction projects. Training covers the building theory and practical construction of residential and commercial buildings - medium rise. Learn how to select contractors, oversee the work and its quality, and liaise with clients.

Completing this qualification may also be necessary to gain the technical and managerial skills and knowledge required to earn a builder licence or registration in your state or territory (check with your state or territory licencing body for application requirements). 

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

  • CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
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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.

  • 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.

 
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How long will it take?
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We provide an online learning with a virtual classroom learning environment program. The completion of this qualification can take up to 24 months. Each unit in this qualification will have approximately 2, 4 hour virtual tutorials which will be weekly, in addition to this you will need to allow time for your learning content, research and assessments at around 10-20 hours per week.

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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.

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What are the core and elective units?
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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.

  • CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in:

27 nationally recognised units of competency - 24 core units and 3 elective units

Core units
BSBOPS504 Manage business 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 legal requirements to building and construction projects
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 on-site building and construction work
CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC5010 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
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 three storeys
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
 
Elective units
CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
CPCCBC5009 Identify services layout and connection methods for Type B and C constructions
CPCCBC5004 Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

Who would do this training?

Learners enrolled in this qualification may also apply for a builder’s licence, or registration of trades, in their respective state. This qualification provides much needed skills for Commercial Managers, an occupation which is growing to meet the current and future infrastructure requirements across the country.

It also offers essential project management skills for to those looking to run and/or own a business.

Am I eligible for funding?

Find out more about eligibility criteria.

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