CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) &
CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
The dual qualification in building and construction is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small and medium-sized businesses.
This practical course is delivered by registered builders in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment. You will cover common practical skills and knowledge required for the building and construction industry.
After successfully completing the dual qualification, you will have all the required knowledge to apply to become a registered builder in the class of Domestic Builder (Unlimited), with the Victorian Building Authority. Additional criteria applies, please visit the Victorian Building Authority website for more information.
This course is delivered by National Construction Training (NCT), a trading name of National Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO 21254).
The maximum duration for this program is 20 months part time.
Career outcomes after completing this course may include:
Building Project Manager
WHO IS IT FOR?
This dual qualification is suitable for those who are new to the building and construction industry. If you have experience or you are currently working in the industry, the Diploma Qualification is recommended.
There are no prerequisites, however you should be employed within the building and construction industry.
You should also hold the unit CPCCWHS1001 Work Safely in the construction industry (White Card) before commencing this program, or within four weeks of commencing. NCT can refer you to quality providers that deliver this unit.
National Training Services can access state government funding for this qualification through the Victorian Skills First funding program. Participants who are eligible for Skills First funding will pay no tuition fees. If participants are not eligible for funding a fee may be required.
VICTORIAN SKILLS FIRST ELIGIBILITY
You may be eligible for Skills First Funding if you are:
an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
under 20 years old;
over 20 years old and enrolling into a qualification higher than the highest qualification already held
Contact us to enquire about your eligibility for State Government funding.
To be awarded the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) competency must be achieved in sixteen (16) units of competency. These are comprised of:
Thirteen core units of competency
Three elective units of competency
To be awarded the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) competency must be achieved in eighteen (18) units of competency*. These are comprised of:
Thirteen core units of competency
Five elective units of competency
* Participants enrolled in the dual qualification will receive credits for units completed in the Certificate IV qualification.
It is recommended to bring a laptop or tablet to access supporting learning materials.
Short answer questions
Projects related to building codes; structural principles; risk management; project management; project quality; contract management; legal requirements; Victorian Building Authority requirements; and preparation of plans and drawings
Practical demonstration and practice
National Construction Training has three training locations in Victoria: