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 licenced 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.
Occupational titles may include
- Construction manager.
The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement. Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.
To achieve this, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
16 units of competency:
- 13 core units
- 3 elective units.
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.
We currently offer this qualification as a 12 month course and through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Where there is a major shortfall in the 12 months course of study, students will be required to re-sit the assessment with an allowance of 3 months for re-assessment. RPL assessment has a maximum duration of 3 months and via simple self-paced learning that the student can complete at their leisure.
Once you have decided to go ahead with the course, return your completed enrolment form and ensure the commencement payment for your course has been made. (Please see the payment form for details). When this is received at our office via (email/fax/post), Building Industry Training will provide you with the necessary documents/learning resources/assessments and the details of your trainer so you can begin your studies.
Fees charges and refunds
Course costs and payment options are attached on the payment form. Refunds will not be issued to students due to change of mind once the training/assessment process has commenced.
Individuals undertaking training and assessing for this qualification will be expected to have 4 years’ experience as a minimum in the construction industry, plus supervisory experience.
This qualification is just one of the requirements for an individual to obtain a licence with their states regulatory body. Please consult with your local authority to ensure you are eligible and meet other criteria prior to commencing studies with Building Industry Training. After the completion of this qualification it is recommended that the student undertake CPC50210 Diploma in Building and Construction.
This qualification contains the following units:
|Core (16 units)|
|CPCCBC4001A||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects|
|CPCCBC4002A||Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace|
|CPCCBC4003A||Select and prepare a construction contract|
|CPCCBC4004A||Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects.|
|CPCCBC4005A||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering|
|CPCCBC4006B||Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects|
|CPCCBC4007A||Plan building or construction work|
|CPCCBC4008B||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4009B||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4010B||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications.|
|BSBSMB406||Manage small business finance|
|Electives (3 required)|
|CPCCBC4017A||Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project|
|CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4024A||Resolve business disputes|
|BSBSMB401||Establish legal & risk management requirements of small business|
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