Course Start Date
9 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This course is superseded.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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 9 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.
All students are required to participate in a surveying practical. This practical is currently running as a 1 day session at the Strathfield campus. The 1 day program is being conducted with 4 students only, allowing an accelerated delivery.
You can also expect to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including private study, research and assignment preparation.
This is a superseded qualification which will require you to transition into the new course after September 2022 and there will be some additional work to meet the new qualification requirements.
As part of the enrolment application process, you will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment.
The result from the LLN Assessment will be discussed in a phone conversation with a teacher to confirm the suitability of this course for you.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- want to become licensed builders and managers of small to medium building businesses.
By completing this course, you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to coordinate the overall construction of low-rise buildings, which entails selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and financial control for successful completion of the building project.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- students are able to access industry trained and qualified teacher and administration support by phone and Email during business hours.
- additional support materials are available on the OLS to assist students with the completion of their studies.
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
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 Strathfield, Sydney.
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?
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 131 601.
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.
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
Applying 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. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
|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.Apply Now
OTEN (Open Training Education Network)
51 Wentworth Rd, Strathfield
Phone 131 601
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