Course Start Date
11.2 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Building Construction (Building) will give you the skills you to own and operate a licensed building enterprise. Designed for aspiring builders and construction managers, you will take your building expertise further and graduate with an industry-relevant qualification in this booming industry.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:
- Prepare construction contracts
- Manage small business finances
- Risk manage projects
- Apply project quality management
- Lead effective workplace relationships
- Apply building science principles to construct energy efficient and sustainable structures
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the qualities you need to get ahead in this field, including:
- Planning and organisation
- Great communication skills
- Problem solving and attention to detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- Eligibility to apply for a Builders Licence (if you meet additional requirements)
- A pathway to owning and operating a licensed building enterprise
Career outcomes and job roles:
- Construction manager
- Project manager
- Site foreman
GROW YOUR CAREER
Build on strong foundations with a TAFE NSW study pathway:
- Diploma of Building Construction (Building)
Building and construction skills continue to be in high demand; with employment in New South Wales forecast to increase to approximately 15,040 jobs to 2024/25.
As population growth drives employment in the residential construction sector, in both new dwellings and renovations, the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) will give you what you need to meet demand.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a Part Time Evening course. You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class, over 2 nights a week, for 18 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.2 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 8.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including, revision, self-directed activities, portfolio, and research and assignment preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Want to become builders and managers of small to medium businesses
- Want the skills and knowledge required to coordinate the overall construction of low-rise buildings, which entails selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, as well as liaising with clients
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday, from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
Stationery, scientific calculator, pens, notebook: $30
Personal Protective Equipment - cotton drill overalls, steel capped work books, safety glasses, ear muffs: $180.00
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.
TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
|CPCCBC4001A-UNGRADED||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects|
|CPCCBC4009B||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4010B-UNGRADED||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4026A||Arrange building applications and approvals|
|CPCCBC4008B||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4004A-UNGRADED||Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4002A||Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace|
|BSBSMB406A||Manage small business finances|
|CPCCBC4007A||Plan building or construction work|
|CPCCBC4005A||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBC4024A||Resolve business disputes|
|CPCCBC4003A-UNGRADED||Select and prepare a construction contract|
|CPCCBC4006B||Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
647 Pacific Highway, Belmont
Phone 131 601
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