Course Start Date
19 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
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.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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.
This course is superseded.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 register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
An important next step is to attend your orientation session on Monday 25 January 2021, from 5.30pm at TAFE NSW Wollongong, Building L, Level 1, Room 12. It is a requirement that you bring your TAFE NSW email and password with you to this orientation session.
The orientation session requires face to face attendance for learning and assessment material access (if you are unable to attend please call 131 601 to get in touch with your teacher). Upon receiving this information students can study through a flexible option (on campus, face to face, from home, online or watching the recording).
This is a connected part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 9 hours of class delivered flexibly, over 3 evenings a week, for 40 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of other study per week, this includes individual learning support if required, private study, research, assessment preparation and project work.
You may also be required to complete additional study each week outside of class hours dependant on the student.
Delivery options will be confirmed by your teacher and may be subject to change due to enrolment numbers and Covid restrictions. Currently there will be teachers located throughout the South Region NSW - depending on numbers and student demand. You can attend any TAFE location (upon request) with access provided through online connected delivery.
You will also be permitted to study from home if required, all lessons will be available through Microsoft Teams - allowing you the flexibility to watch from any location and/or view recordings if required.
Studying at a TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre means that you dont have to leave your local community to get a first rate education and access elite training, teachers and support services.
Connected Learning Centres are custom designed to utilise modern technologies, simulations and virtual reality experiences to offer you a wider range of choices, more accessible, practical training and flexible learning opportunities. Students can access work booths, group learning rooms, a computer hub, print shop, tech-bar, media lounge, and learning support centre and a creative space to work on ideas for the future.
Our Connected Learning Centres will equip you with the skills you need for the jobs you want in regional NSW, or anywhere in the world. If you would like to explore your local Connected Learning Centre, please visit www.tafensw.edu.au/clc
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Already have a sound knowledge of the construction industry, most suitable for completed carpentry and bricklaying trades that are possibly wanting to obtain their builders licence.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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, Tuesday and Thursday from 5.30pm to 8.00pm. Teachers will be available half an hour before and after class to assist with individual learning where required.
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 will need to access to a personal computer throughout the duration of this course. Some software programs are recommended however, they are not compulsory.
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
|CPCCBC4006B||Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4010B-UNGRADED||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4008B||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4005A||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering|
|CPCCBC4007A||Plan building or construction work|
|CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4024A||Resolve business disputes|
|CPCCBC4003A-UNGRADED||Select and prepare a construction contract|
|CPCCBC4009B||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4004A-UNGRADED||Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBC4001A-UNGRADED||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects|
|BSBSMB406A||Manage small business finances|
|CPCCBC4002A||Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace|
|BSBITU201||Produce simple word processed documents|
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.
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601
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