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Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) CPC40508

Overview

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of site managers and supervisors in the building and construction industry.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) CPC40508
Program No: C4-BE44
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 3 semesters full-time (approx. 18 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent (may vary depending on the individual's knowledge, experience and/or workplace)
Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost: $1,505
Likely Job Outcome: Building site manager, building site supervisor
Application Type: Public
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Timetable Information

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Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must have an ACT Year 12 Certificate or equivalent qualification and be employed or have access to a worksite for delivery and assessment of competencies

You may need to attend an interview to present details of your study and work experience.

Before entering a worksite to undertake practical work you must have a Construction Induction Card. If you do not hold a card you can enrol in the Training Program SA-BE24 to achieve the required competency CPCCOHS1001A

If you are entering any of these programs as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • 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. 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 Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 15 subjects (9 Core and 6 Electives)

Core - complete all 9

 

  • 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
  • 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: $350.00
      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: $180.00
      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
  • BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
    • CIT Code: MGNT388
      Cost: $115.00
      Description:

      This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the performance of the team and develop team cohesion.
      It applies team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams.
      Leaders at this level also provide leadership for the team and bridge the gap between the management of the organisation and the team members. As such they must 'manage up' as well as manage their team/s.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 6 of 7

 

  • CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
    • CIT Code: BLDG122
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to produce sketches and drawings. The sketches may be used to clarify or communicate ideas to clients or other parties. They may also be simplified versions taken from architectural drawings, designed to capture design concepts or options. The sketches may be used for estimating purposes and to show measurements and other requirements for building and construction works. This unit does not describe more complex drafting skills.
      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
  • 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
  • CPCCBC4026A Arrange building applications and approvals
    • CIT Code: BLDG131
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare documentation and submit a building approval application or submission to appropriate authorities and the management of the submission through to its final approval.

      To successfully manage building approvals requires a detailed understanding of the technical documentation that must be prepared, including building plans and specifications together with knowledge of the current regulatory and planning processes. The unit requires the ability to communicate effectively with related building professionals, planning officers and clients.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG404A Apply quality management techniques
    • CIT Code: PSAD218
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to enhance project outcomes through contributing to quality planning, applying quality policies and procedures and contributing to continuous improvement within projects. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG407A Apply risk management techniques
    • CIT Code: PSAD221
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with aspects of risk management within a project. It specifically involves assisting the project team to plan for, control and review risks associated with the project.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: WPHS117
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The unit requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others. It covers identifying and orally reporting common construction hazards, understanding basic risk control measures, and identifying procedures for responding to potential incidents and emergencies. It also covers correctly selecting and fitting common personal protective equipment (PPE) used for construction work.
      This unit meets the general construction induction training requirements of:
      • Part 1.1 Definitions and Part 6.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations;
      • Division 11 of Part 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 for Western Australia; and
      • Division 3 of Part 5.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 for Victoria.
      It is expected that site-specific induction training will be conducted prior to conducting construction work.
      Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit. Relevant work health and safety state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm jurisdictional requirements.

      Prerequisites: Nil

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Certificate II Construction Pathways CPC20211
Statement Attainment Lead a Building, Construction or Plumbing and Services Team CPCSS00001
Statement Attainment Course Asbestos Awareness 10675NAT
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 Supervising Asbestos Removal [extract from CPC40110]
Non-Accredited Training Understanding the Building Code of Australia (BCA)
Non-Accredited Training Timber Framing Code Basics
Non-Accredited Training Understanding Building Plans
Non-Accredited Training Estimating for Builders Basics

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au