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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50220

Overview

You will learn skills and knowledge for managing the building and construction requirements in small to medium-sized building businesses. It includes selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.

This qualification is required to meet ACT requirements for Class B builder's license.

Qualification:

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50220

Course No:

DP-TS37

Campus:

CIT Bruce 

Duration:

4 semesters full-time (approx. 18 hours per week) or part-time equivalent.
This course includes weekend visits to both residential and commercial building sites.

Cost Info:

The 2023 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Fee information for completing this course under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement is available on the Apprenticeships and Traineeships page. The total course cost may vary if subjects are attempted more than once.

Indicative Cost:

$3,891

Likely Job Outcome:

  • Builder
  • General Foreperson
  • Building Inspector
  • Site supervisor
  • Construction manager

Application Type:

Standard; Apprentice/Trainee
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Timetable Information

To help with the enrolment process print your timetable, or keep the window open, so that you can refer back to it for your course code, course name, and the Course Reference Numbers (CRNs).

Additional Information

Units completed in the Certificate IV in Building and Construction CPC40120 may contribute to credit towards this qualification.

CIT may request a short interview to ascertain your suitability for this course, your choice of electives and any eligibility for recognition. Recognition of prior learning may reduce your study load.

Worksite visits will require PPE including high visibility vests, steel cap boots, hard hats (for commercial work)

Although not mandatory, it is recommended that to go onto worksites you have completed training in:

  • White Card (CPCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry),
  • Asbestos Awareness (11084NAT - Statement of Attainment in Asbestos Awareness) and
  • Silica Prevention (10830NAT - Statement of Attainment -Course in Crystalline Silica Exposure Prevention)
As per WorkSafe ACT requirements.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

To be successful in this course and to meet the required outcomes you will need to have access to a workplace that services building and project management types of work.

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

Further Study

University of Canberra
Bachelor of Building and Construction Management

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 course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. 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 course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

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 27 subjects

Core: Complete all 24

  • CPCCBC4001   Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
    • CIT Code: BLDG244
      Cost: Standard $140.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the National Construction Code (NCC) Classes 1 and 10 buildings, to a maximum of two storeys. It includes knowledge of the structure of the NCC, as well as the ability to access relevant information from the code as applicable to various building projects. It applies to builders, site managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards related to residential construction projects.This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4004   Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG246
      Cost: Standard $170.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to establish estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour for building and construction projects. It includes factoring in relevant overhead costs and margins.This unit of competency applies to estimators, builders, managers and trade contractors within the construction industry responsible for producing estimated costs on various residential and commercial construction projects within their scope of work as a trade contractor or builder.This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4005   Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
    • CIT Code: BLDG247
      Cost: Standard $120.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to produce schedules for physical and human resources and materials for residential or commercial projects. It includes monitoring project schedules and tracking and recording costs as they are incurred.This unit of competency applies to site managers and forepersons, estimators, project managers and builders in the construction industry with responsibility for producing schedules for ordering materials and allocating labour.This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4008   Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG250
      Cost: Standard $145.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to supervise site communications, monitor and maintain compliance with codes and standards and implement project administration processes on a building and construction project. It is strongly recommended that the site, as specified in the performance evidence, is 'live' (see Companion Volume for guidance).This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to supervise the administration of quality control compliance and the use of site communications and record keeping systems; and conduct onsite inspections to complete the required project administration processes.This unit applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications: Residential - Class 1 buildings to a maximum of two storeys Commercial - NCC Class 2 to 9, Type C only constructions.This unit of competency is suitable for builders, site managers, forepersons and other construction industry professionals using specialised knowledge and skills to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the model Code of Practice for Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4009   Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG251
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to apply legal requirements to residential and commercial building and construction projects. It includes meeting licensing requirements, complying with financial and insurance laws and meeting the conditions of building contracts. It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications: Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum two storeysCommercial --Class 2 to 9, Type C only constructions.This unit of competency applies to builders, site managers, forepersons, estimators and other construction industry personnel responsible for applying legal requirements to residential or commercial building and construction projects.This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems relating to legal requirements of building and construction projects.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4013   Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
    • CIT Code: BLDG252
      Cost: Standard $95.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to evaluate project and contract requirements and prepare and formalise tender documentation in the building and construction industry. It includes interpreting, compiling and documenting essential project information and demands into a final tender document.It applies to builders, estimators and managers in the building and construction industry who have a responsibility for evaluating and preparing tenders for residential and commercial projects.This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4014   Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
    • CIT Code: BLDG253
      Cost: Standard $75.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to prepare sketches and drawings used for communicating ideas to clients and other parties. It includes capturing design concepts and options taken from architectural drawings to create simpler versions.The unit of competency applies to builders, experienced tradespersons, project managers and estimators who prepare sketches and drawings for estimating, explaining details and showing measurements required for building and construction work.It does not describe more complex drafting skills.This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4018   Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG256
      Cost: Standard $130.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to use technical instruments and levelling and surveying techniques to accurately set-out a building on site. It includes determining grid levels and developing contour plans. It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications: Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum two storeysCommercial - Class 2 to 9, Type C only constructions This unit of competency applies to builders, site supervisors and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring accurate application of site surveys and set-out of a residential and/or commercial building.This unit is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4053   Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
    • CIT Code: BLDG265
      Cost: Standard $140.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to National Construction Code (NCC) Class 2 to 9 Type C building projects. It includes knowledge of the structure of the NCC, as well as the ability to access relevant information from the code as applicable to various building projects.It applies to builders, site managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards related to Class 2 to 9 Type C construction projects.This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5001   Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
    • CIT Code: BLDG266
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards to the construction processes for Type B construction. It includes interpreting the National Construction Code (NCC) and other codes and standards related to a specific building.It applies to NCC classifications:Commercial - Class 2 to 9, Type B This unit of competency applies to builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards in the building and construction industry.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5002   Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG267
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to monitor costing systems for building and construction projects. It includes processes and practices involved in controlling costs, and the production and maintenance of expenditure schedules and other arrangements, to ensure contracts or projects remain on budget. This unit of competency applies to builders, senior managers in building and construction firms, and other construction industry personnel who work independently and in groups to investigate, evaluate and report project costing.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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5003   Supervise the planning of on-site building and construction work
    • CIT Code: BLDG268
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to supervise the planning process and organisation of on-site work for building and construction projects. It includes interpreting contract and planning requirements and developing strategies for scheduling human and physical resources effectively to comply with contractual obligations and meet planning timelines.It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications:Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum three storeysCommercial - Class 2 to 9, Type B and CThis unit of competency applies to builders, related construction industry professionals and senior managers within building and construction firms who are self-directed and initiate and manage complex planning and scheduling. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5005   Select and manage building and construction contractors
    • CIT Code: BLDG270
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to select and manage building and construction contractors. It includes identifying and quantifying project resource needs and engaging with contractors to determine contract conditions and evaluating their performance.This unit of competency applies to builders and senior managers within building and construction firms and other construction industry personnel who engage and manage various contractors with diverse occupations. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5007   Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
    • CIT Code: BLDG272
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor, as either party to a contract. It includes maintaining legal obligations, licensing and registration, and managing systems for ensuring compliance with legislation.It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications:Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum three storeysCommercial - Class 2 to 9, Type B and C.This unit of competency applies to builders, senior managers within building and construction organisations and other construction industry personnel responsible for administering and ensuring contractor obligations and responsibilities are fulfilled for building and construction projects. 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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5010   Manage construction work
    • CIT Code: BLDG274
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to manage on-site work for building and construction projects to meet commercial contractual obligations. It includes establishing effective communication processes, managing risks and work health and safety (WHS), managing processes for ordering materials and installing equipment, as well as management of on-site operations.It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications:Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum three storeysCommercial - Class 2 to 9, Type B and C.This unit of competency applies to builders, related construction industry professionals and senior managers within building and construction firms responsible for monitoring and measuring actions and coping with contingencies to meet scheduled timeframes on medium-rise construction work and/or commercial building projects.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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5011   Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
    • CIT Code: BLDG275
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and implement effective environmental practices and processes and manage improvements of environmental issues. It includes determining and managing energy efficient systems, measuring and dealing with non-conforming practices and improving performance.This unit of competency applies to builders, senior managers and other construction industry professionals responsible for developing effective environmental management plans and strategies to reduce environmental risk on building and construction projects.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5013   Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
    • CIT Code: BLDG277
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to manage the development of technical and legal reports on buildings and commercial construction projects. It includes pre-property inspections and reports, building design and planning advice and reviewing and monitoring construction works.This unit of competency applies to builders, senior managers, building consultants and other construction industry personnel who advise on building design processes and conduct inspections to develop building and construction reports. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5018   Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to three storeys
    • CIT Code: BLDG278
      Cost: Standard $250.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to three storeys. It includes applying structural principles that meet building codes and standards.It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications:Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum three storeysCommercial - Class 2 to 9, Type B and C. This unit of competency applies to builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring the structural integrity of materials as well as building and construction work so that site safety and quality control measures are maintained during residential and commercial projects.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
      CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
  • CPCCBC4003   Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
    • CIT Code: BLDG281
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to select, prepare and administer contracts for commercial and residential construction projects. It includes contract selection, administration of a range of documents related to the contract and identifying causes of breach of contract. It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications: Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum two storeys Commercial - Class 2 to 9, Type C only constructions. It applies to builders, estimators and project and site managers who interpret complex documents and communicate clearly and succinctly during contract negotiations. This unit of competency is suitable for people operating with autonomy. A person working at this level would be expected to take responsibility for selecting and preparing construction contracts. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4010   Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
    • CIT Code: BLDG282
      Cost: Standard $130.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to apply structural principles to the construction of residential or commercial structures. This unit includes applying structural principles to footing, floor, wall and roof systems. It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications: Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum two storeys Commercial - Class 2 to 9, Type C only constructions. This unit of competency applies to builders, site managers, forepersons and other managers in the building and construction industry who apply structural principles to the demolition or construction of structures. This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems relating to building application approvals. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
      CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
  • CPCCBC5019   Manage building and construction business finances
    • CIT Code: BLDG283
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to manage and administer finances within a building and construction business. It includes managing business financial risks, revenue and expenditure and meeting statutory financial obligations. This unit of competency applies to builders, site supervisors and related construction industry professionals responsible for managing organisational finance systems to ensure the financial viability of a building and construction business. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBOPS504   Manage business risk
    • CIT Code: BUSN472
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage business risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.The unit applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and who are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS513   Lead WHS risk management
    • CIT Code: BUSN587
      Cost: Standard $95.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead the management of work health and safety (WHS) risks in an organisation. The unit includes facilitating the identification of hazards and potential hazards, leading the assessment of associated risks, selecting and implementing suitable risk controls, and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the organisational WHS risk management process. It involves communicating with stakeholders throughout the process. The unit applies to those in an organisation who provide specialised knowledge and guidance to a range of personnel when leading the management of WHS risks. NOTES 1. The terms ‘occupational health and safety’ (OHS) and ‘work health and safety’ (WHS) are equivalent, and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where model WHS laws have not been implemented, registered training organisations (RTOs) are advised to contextualise this unit of competency by referring to existing WHS legislative requirements. 2. The model WHS laws include the model WHS Act, model WHS Regulations and model WHS Codes of Practice. See Safe Work Australia for further information. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC4012   Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST885
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to residential and commercial projects. It includes identifying site characteristics, features of the proposed building and details of the construction.It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications: Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum two storeys Commercial - Class 2 to 9, Type C only constructions.The unit of competency applies to site managers, forepersons, estimators, builders, managers and other building and construction industry personnel who read and interpret plans and specifications for quantity surveying, costing and tendering and construction of building and construction projects.This unit is suitable for people with specialised knowledge, completing routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives: Complete 3

  • CPCCBC5006   Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building projects up to three storeys
    • CIT Code: BLDG271
      Cost: Standard $242.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects up to three storeys. It includes the skills and practices required to set out building projects, measure, record and interpret data using measuring and levelling equipment. It applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications:Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum three storeysCommercial - Class 2 to 9, Type B and C. This unit of competency supports builders, surveyors and related construction industry professionals who have responsibility for applying design concepts and principles to survey and site set-out on building and construction projects up to three storeys.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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCBC5012   Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes
    • CIT Code: BLDG276
      Cost: Standard $331.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to monitor energy conservation and manage practices and processes within the building and construction industry. It includes applying energy practices and methodologies, statistical analysis, current trends and factors in energy conservation, and legislative and regulatory requirements.This unit of competency applies to builders, senior managers within building and construction firms and other industry professionals responsible for determining and recording the effectiveness and efficiency of energy conservation to meet organisational targets.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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBPMG532   Manage project quality
    • CIT Code: BUSN499
      Cost: Standard $110.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage quality within projects. It involves determining quality requirements, implementing quality control and assurance processes, and using review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects.The unit applies to individuals responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business, or as a consultant. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCSUS5003   Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies
    • CIT Code: BLDG305
      Cost: Standard $76.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to ensure that energy efficient building methods and strategies on new or existing building projects, designed to satisfy energy efficient ratings and requirements, are supported by employees and contractors. It includes conducting appropriate performance testing of the construction to determine adherence to energy efficiency methodologies and techniques. The unit of competency includes ensuring that work undertaken to construct an energy efficient building, or to retrofit an existing building for improved energy efficiency, is performed as designed and reflects energy efficient specifications. This unit of competency applies to builders and site managers overseeing the construction of buildings designed to meet energy efficient ratings or improve the energy efficiency characteristics of a residential or commercial building. 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 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCBIM4001   Plan to comply with BIM requirements for construction work
    • CIT Code: BLDG304
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to recognise a project’s Building Information Modelling (BIM) requirements and plan subsequent activities related to own construction work. It includes preparing the tools and technologies required to enable digital processes such as accessing and comparing 2D drawings and 3D models and related data. The unit applies to builders, tradespersons, project and site managers who work on construction projects that incorporate BIM interaction, collaboration and deliverables. It requires digital literacy skills to use software via information and communication technology (ICT), including applications on mobile devices to find, retrieve and communicate information. A person who has achieved this unit of competency is able to work with autonomy and take responsibility for applying BIM processes to construction work. 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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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