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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

  • National Course Code: CPC40110
  • TAFE NSW code: CPC40110-01V07-20OTE-001

Location – TAFE Digital

Study Type

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

7 Hours per week

Duration

2 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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 licensed 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.

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.

Licensing/Regulatory Information Check with relevant state and territory licensing and regulatory authorities. State and territory jurisdictions may have different regulatory requirements.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to attend a two day practical for CPCCBC4018A at Kurri Kurri
  • computer skills
  • to be able to study and work independently
  • reliable internet access

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 5 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 2 years. You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

As well as the online component, there is a requirement to to attend a two day practical for CPCCBC4018A at Kurri Kurri.

You can also expect to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including pre-recorded Adobe sessions, independent research, email and phone support.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • want to start or change careers
  • want to upskill
  • want a career change
  • are returning to the workplace
  • are new entrants to the profession

Through work, study and life experience, ideally, you will have :

  • medium digital skills e.g. research setting up spreadsheets, letter writing/emails
  • good time management skills
  • good organisational skills to take responsibility for following the timetable and managing your study schedule

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

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments. Practical sessions are held at Kurri Kurri.

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?

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place. You may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption, or fee free scholarship. Payment made by instalments is available.

You may continue with enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder, to discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure to read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies, and if you are behind in instalment payments.

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RECOGNITION

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

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Elective Units
Number Title
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
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
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes
CPCCBC4001A-UNGRADED Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4010B-UNGRADED Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4013A-UNGRADED Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4004A-UNGRADED Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances
CPCCBC4003A-UNGRADED Select and prepare a construction contract

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

TAFE DIGITAL
Phone 131 601

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