Course Start Date
24.7 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.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Tuesday, 21 July 2020||6 pm to 7 pm||Online via Microsoft Teams meetings using link :|
If unable to attend session contact admin support by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or
by phone on 92087428 for link to session recording.
This is a Part Time Evening Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class, 3 days a week, for 35 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7.7 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assessment preparation.
Due to Covid-19 attendance will initially be a blended delivery of online classes delivered via MS Teams, with small groups of face to face classes being introduced when possible, giving students the option of blended delivery either online or in face to face classes. Staff are able to guide students in how to access and use MS Teams software effectively. Wednesday night class is a tutorial session and is optional for students who have completed a trade in carpentry or bricklaying.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for apprentices who have a desire to work in construction management supervising construction sites or work in affiliated industry areas such as facilities management (building managers) & property development. Success in this course combined with the Diploma of Building or a Certificate III (trade level) in Carpentry or Bricklaying satisfies the Office of Fair Trading's NSW builder's licensing educational requirements.
To qualify for the builder's licence you will need additional industry experience. This course can also be combined with various university degrees such as structural engineering and architectural courses to qualify for the NSW builder's licence.
For more information go to https://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/trades-and-businesses/licensing-and-qualifications/general-building-work
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
Counselling and disabilities services are available to people who may have social, mental health and/ or physical disabilities or conditions. These free services are provided with the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion and have assisted many students to achieve success in their building studies and we encourage students to make full use of them.
Students complete English comprehension and maths evaluation in the first weeks of the course to assess the need for additional support and for those students who are not confident in maths we offer voluntary maths tutorial classes that many students enrol in. Those who may need help with English are offered support by another department within TAFE. These services are all free.
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- 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 Monday to Wednesday from 5 pm to 9 pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:
- over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
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
|BSBSMB406A||Manage small business finances|
|CPCCBC4001A-UNGRADED||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-UNGRADED||Select and prepare a construction contract|
|CPCCBC4004A-UNGRADED||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-UNGRADED||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBC4013A-UNGRADED||Prepare and evaluate tender documentation|
|CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4024A||Resolve business disputes|
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.
The Hills, Baulkham Hills
146-160 Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills
Phone 131 601
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