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Trade admin ready

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Trade admin ready provides you with the knowledge and skills to apply legal requirements, prepare and administer building contracts, read and interpret plans and specifications, and generate cost estimations for residential building and construction projects.
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Essential information

What's it all about?
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Are you looking to change careers and move into the building industry, but don’t have a trade background? Perhaps you work in the office for the family business and want to upskill? Or you’re a tradie looking to get off the tools and into administration and management, but don’t have the time to complete your full building qualification?

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

The HIA Trade Administration Ready part-qualification may be the perfect course for you if you want to strengthen your skills in administration and management of construction business. Completion of this part-qualification will have you set up for success in any construction administration function. Credit transfers for this course can also be transferred into attaining your full CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction in the future.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify and manage all the various legal requirements that apply to a construction project - including insurance, industrial relations, subcontracting, payroll, licensing, work health and safety, dispute resolution and a whole lot more
  • Prepare, administer, and finalise building contracts, and resolve any issues or disputes in accordance with the contract provisions and relevant legislation
  • Identify critical site characteristics, building features, structural and non-structural details from the plans, and ensure those plans are up-to-date and compliant with the specifications
  • Generate estimate of costs for construction projects, by analysing the project requirements, materials and labour, and other resources required.
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)

Hong long will it take?
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There will be around 9 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.

  • CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects 
  • CPCCBC4003 Select prepare and administer a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications

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

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?

Building and construction personnel providing administration support for residential low rise builders.

Am I eligible for funding?

Find out more about eligibility criteria.

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Got any questions?

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.

1300 650 620

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