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Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) CPC40110

Overview

This course covers building theory and practice related to low rise buildings and associated light steel structures. This qualification is required to meet ACT requirements for Class C builder's licence.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) CPC40110
Program No: C4-BE22
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 3 semesters full-time (approx. 18 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent
Likely Job Outcome: This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.
Application Type: Public
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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must have:
EITHER
- workplace literacy and numeracy skills, building and construction visual interpretation skills AND
- ACT Year 12 Certificate (or equivalent) AND
- access to a building site to enable you to demonstrate competence on the job with a current induction card or equivalent
OR
-Building Certificate III Trade qualification (or equivalent) AND
- access to a building site to enable you to demonstrate competence on the job with a current induction card or equivalent.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

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Subject Information

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  • CPCCBC4001A  Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG113
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and low rise commercial buildings (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction). To successfully construct low rise buildings requires a thorough knowledge of the purpose and content of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), coupled with the ability to interpret other codes and standards related to a specific building.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4002A  Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
    • CIT Code: OHSS469
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards. The development and implementation of appropriate responses, including responses required by state or territory legislation and regulations, to mitigate the risks are also addressed. The unit requires candidates to have a comprehensive and appropriate understanding of the complex range of legislative and workplace requirements to manage risk in building and construction workplaces.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4004A  Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG115
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. Knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes is essential.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4005A  Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
    • CIT Code: BLDG116
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to produce schedules of resource requirements so that orders can be placed for materials and labour for residential and commercial projects and to record and track costs as they are incurred. Knowledge of codes, regulations and approval processes, contractor systems, physical resource and supplier identification and the ability to assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour are essential.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4007A  Plan building or construction work
    • CIT Code: BLDG118
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan on-site activities, including the employment of physical and human resources and the development of documentation and advice for relevant authorities concerning residential and commercial projects. The ability to identify appropriate resources and suppliers, and assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour are essential.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4008B  Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG119
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise implementation of administration processes relating to residential and commercial construction projects. The ability to administer payments, supervise on-site communications, ensure compliance with quality control and complete record keeping processes is essential.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4009B  Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: LEGL180
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and low rise commercial buildings (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction). Application of legal requirements includes the capacity to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements. A thorough knowledge of the application of current legal and regulatory requirements is essential.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4010B  Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
    • CIT Code: BLDG120
      Cost: $320.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential structures using conventional methods. The unit addresses those structures classified by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Class 1 and Class 10. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards is essential.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4011B  Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
    • CIT Code: BLDG121
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise projects of a more complex nature than single residential dwellings, which are typically commercial structures classified in the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres but not including Type A or Type B construction. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards is essential.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4012B  Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: PLMB231
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to medium rise residential and commercial projects in order to inform estimation, planning and supervisory activities.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB406  Manage small business finances
    • CIT Code: MGNT329
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review financial management strategies on a regular basis. It applies to individuals who operate a small business that stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role are skillful communicators and interpret financial reports and other numerical data with ease.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4018A  Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG123
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct basic measuring and levelling techniques as part of the set-out procedures performed on building projects. It includes the use of technical instruments, application of standard procedures and performance of calculations necessary in the set-out of construction projects.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCSUS4001A  Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
    • CIT Code: BLDG165
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to effectively analyse, implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices and their effectiveness on a work site, including contributing to consumer environmental efficiency.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4024A  Resolve business disputes
    • CIT Code: BLDG138
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to advise on or resolve business disputes that may arise in the course of activities in residential and commercial contracting projects. Dispute resolution procedures may be applied as one of the disputing parties or as an independent party.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4003A  Select and prepare a construction contract
    • CIT Code: BLDG114
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and prepare appropriate construction contracts, including the sections, clauses and conditions for low rise construction projects. The ability to interpret complex documents, communicate clearly and succinctly and negotiate is essential skills.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4006B  Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG117
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the systems through which materials are typically selected, acquired and stored on site for projects described by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as low rise building or construction work (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Class 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction). It ensures the delivery to the site of materials that meet contract specifications and service requirements for low rise projects.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210
Diploma Building and Construction (Management) CPC50308
Certificate IV Building and Construction (Contract Administration) CPC40208
Certificate IV Building and Construction (Estimating) CPC40308
Certificate IV Building and Construction (Site Management) CPC40508
Statement Attainment Course Asbestos Awareness 10314NAT
Statement Attainment Course Working Safely with Asbestos Containing Materials 10559NAT
Statement Attainment training Removal of Non-Friable Asbestos (Class B) [from CPC08]
Statement Attainment training Building Management [extract from CPC40110]
Statement Attainment training Supervising Asbestos Removal [extract from CPC40110]
Statement Attainment training Building and Construction Introduction [extract from CPC40110]
Non-Accredited Training Understanding Building Contracts
Non-Accredited Training Estimating for Builders Basics
Non-Accredited Training Introduction to Dispute Resolution
Non-Accredited Training Understanding Building Plans
Non-Accredited Training Understanding the Building Code of Australia (BCA)
Non-Accredited Training Understanding the Development Approval Process
Non-Accredited Training Building Information Modelling for Builders
Non-Accredited Training Timber Framing Code Basics

More Information

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