CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Description

Course Code and Name
CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

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.


Course Structure

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 16 units of competency. This is comprised of 13 core units and 3 elective units.

The elective units must be selected as follows:
- all three electives may be selected from the electives list below
- two of the three elective units may be selected from Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma from another endorsed Training Package or from CPC08, provided that at least one unit is from Certificate IV and the industry context is maintained.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

For more information on this qualification, please contact Australian Consolidated Training.



Core Units

BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances
CPCCBC4001A - 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 - Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004A - 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 - Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4011B - Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012B - Read and interpret plans and specifications


Elective Units

BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectiveness
BSBITU201A - Produce simple word processed documents
BSBITU202A - Create and use spreadsheets
BSBITU301A - Create and use databases
BSBMGT403A - Implement continuous improvement
BSBPMG411A - Apply project quality management techniques
BSBPMG415A - Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG522A - Undertake project work
BSBSMB401A - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB402A - Plan small business finances
BSBSMB404A - Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB405B - Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBWOR401A - Establish effective workplace relationships
BSBWRT401A - Write complex documents
CPCCBC4013A - Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4014A - Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4015A - Prepare specifications for all construction works
CPCCBC4016A - Administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4017A - Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project
CPCCBC4018A - Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4019A - Apply sustainable building design principles to water management systems
CPCCBC4020A - Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures
CPCCBC4021A - Minimise waste on the building and construction site
CPCCBC4022A - Supervise tilt-up work
CPCCBC4024A - Resolve business disputes
CPCCBC4025A - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
CPCCBC4026A - Arrange building applications and approvals
CPCCBC4051A - Supervise asbestos removal
CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry
CPCSUS4001A - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
CPCSUS4002A - Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
CPCSUS4003A - Maximise energy efficiency through applied trade skills
HLTHIR403C - Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
TAEDEL402A - Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace


Recognition of Prior Learning - Enrol Anytime

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual's relevant prior learning (including formal, information and non-formal learning).

Australian Consolidated Training offers RPL for all accredited courses. For this qualification, four (4) years experience in a work health and safety role is indicative of success. For those who do not have four years experience, please contact us to discuss your options.

Please click the "Recognition of Prior Learning" button for more information.

Recognition of Prior Learning


Flexible Delivery - Enrol Anytime

This course can be completed through a flexible self-paced delivery method. One-on-one support is available online, over the phone or in person if required. Students have the option of completing this course online or with hard copy workbooks.

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