Course Start Date
15.8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) will further your career as a builder or construction manager. Youll learn how to own and operate your own building enterprise and take your expertise to the next level with industry-standard skills and knowledge.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Plan, prepare, read and interpret building and construction plans, contracts, and specifications
- Identify and estimate building costs
- Schedule ordering of materials and labour
- Supervise projects
- Follow building codes and standards for residential and commercial constructions
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A passion for working on building and construction projects
- An interest in working in a variety of environments indoors and outdoors
- A strong work ethic
- An aptitude for working with their hands
- Effective communication and people skills
- The ability to work as part of a team
- High attention to detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides 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
- Construction manager
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Building Construction (Building)
- Diploma of Building Design
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Tuesday, 1 June 2021||5.00pm to 6.30pm||Online via Microsoft Teams Link: https://tinyurl.com/CPC40110info|
|Tuesday, 22 June 2021||5.00pm to 6.30pm||Nirimba Campus, Building T1C, Level 1, Room T1C.1.13|
If unable to attend an information session, please contact administration support on 02 9208 7428 for further information.
This is a part time evening, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class, over 3 nights a week, for 40 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3.8 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hour of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assessment preparation.
Attendance is generally face-to-face in the classroom. Additionally once classes are running, teachers will confirm availability of online classes, in which case students will have the option of either connected delivery online or face-to-face classes. The third night of classes is optional and has a tutorial focus.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are new to the industry
- do not have construction industry experience and have not completed a Certificate III in Carpentry or Bricklaying
- 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
This course requires language literacy and numeracy skills at level 3 or 4. Support is available for those close to these levels, and short courses are recommended prior to enrolment for those at a basic skills level.
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.
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.
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
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 5.00pm to 9.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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?
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.
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