DUAL QUALIFICATION

CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) &

CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

COURSE OVERVIEW

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).

DURATION

The maximum duration for this program is 20 months part time.

CAREER OUTCOMES

Career outcomes after completing this course may include:

  • Builder
  • Construction Manager
  • Building Project Manager
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    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.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    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.

    TUITION FEES

    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, please contact NTS for details on fee for service costs.

    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;

    OR

    • 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.

    CERTIFICATION

    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.

    View the full list of units of competency here  →

    NTS PATHWAYS

    None

    EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

    It is recommended to bring a laptop or tablet to access supporting learning materials.

    ASSESSMENT

    • Short answer questions
    • Classroom activities
    • 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

    LEARNING

    • Classroom presentations
    • Research
    • PowerPoint delivery
    • Practical demonstration and practice
    • Group discussions
    • Class activities

    TRAINING OPTIONS

    National Construction Training has two training training options.

    THOMASTOWN |  3 Lucknow Crescent, Thomastown 3074 | Regular training sessions scheduled in classrooms | Learning and assessment resources available in hard copy and on-line | Individual support

    Online  | Regular training sessions scheduled online | On-line access to all learning and assessment resources | On-line completion and submission of assessments | Individual support

    Helpful links

    training.gov.au  –  for detailed course information.

    vba.vic.gov.au  –  Victorian Building Authority.

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