CPC40120
Certificate IV in Building and Construction

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.
19 Units
19 Months
Online Learning
Government-Funded
Units 
Entry Requirements
Government Funding
Assessments
RPL

Core Units

  • CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
  • CPCCBC4002 Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
  • CPCCBC4007 Plan building or construction work
  • CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
  • CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4021 Minimise waste on the building and construction site
  • CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings

Elective Units

  • BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques
  • 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
  • CPCSUS4002 Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
  • BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures
  • CPCCBC4024 Resolve business disputes

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. Although there is no pre-existing skills and knowledge requirements from the training package, prior skills and knowledge relating to building and construction is advantageous. Living Planit requires that you must:

  • be aged 18 years or over
  • hold a minimum of a Higher School Certificate (or equivalent)
  • complete the LLN test during the enrolment process
  • be able to commit to the course duration and time commitment

In addition, to complete the practical components, you will need to access a construction workplace. If you do not have access to a construction site, please talk to us before applying for this course. 

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

For the theory components, you also need to have following IT requirements:

  • Computer with internet connection as well as access to the Microsoft Office Applications.

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Are you:

  • 15 years old or over?
  • no longer at school?
  • living or working in NSW?
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

If you answered “Yes” to all four questions, then you’re eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with Living Planit.


*for more information about NSW Smart and Skilled, please visit website https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au

Assessment process might include some or all of the following:

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and/or Credit Transfer
  • Class activities and presentations
  • Knowledge Questions 
  • Practical Performance Assessments (workplace or simulated)
Work experience or formal qualifications you have might count towards your course if you have previously undertaken study at a recognised training organisation or have some relevant work experience you might gain credit towards specific units in a course shortening the time you need to study.
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Qualification Requirements

Pathway 1 – CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction with required units of competency + A current Carpentry or Bricklaying contractor license or supervisor certificate.

Pathway 2 – CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction + CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) with required units of competency.

Pathway 3 – A degree in building, construction, construction management, construction project management, construction economics, applied science (building), or quantity surveying from an Australian university which requires the applicant to undertake the equivalent of four years’ full time study and a mandatory work placement.

Experience Requirements

A minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience under a builder’s supervision, obtained within the last 10 years.

*Other requirements may apply, please check NSW Fair Trading website for more details. https://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/trades-and-businesses/licensing-and-qualifications/general-building-work

WHY CHOOSE US

Founded in 2000, Living Planit is a market leading training provider. We specialise in:

  • Building and Construction Management Training
  • Project Management Training

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 40552), we deliver top-quality courses and services to aid individuals and corporations to achieve their project management goals.

About Us
Phone: 02 9233 3233
Email: enquiries@livingplanit.com.au
Mon. - Fri. 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Living Planit Pty Ltd
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