CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
Course Code and Name
CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
This qualification reflects the role of builders, site managers and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements to Class 1 and 10, to a maximum of two storeys and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, and who plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, and who apply quality principles to building and construction projects.
Building relates to construction and Site Management is about managing the factors around construction, such as the deployment of crews with specialised skills (including builders), product compliance, deployment of contract specialised skills, weather and site location.
Occupational titles depending on packaging options selected may include:
- Construction Supervisor
- Site Manager
- Site Supervisor
- Leading Hand
The qualification is designed to enable two specialised occupational outcome pathways depending on elective options which will be reflected as:
- Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or
- Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 19 units of competency. This is comprised of 11 core units and 8 elective units.
To achieve the occupational outcome of Builder electives must include:
- All Group A elective units
- Up to two elective units from either Group B or general electives.
- One elective unit may be from any training package or accredited course as long as it ensures the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contributes to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome
To achieve the occupation outcome of Site Manager electives must include:
- All Group B electives
- Up to four elective units from either Group A or general electives.
- One unit may be from any training package or accredited course as long as it ensures the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contributes to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification.
For more information on this qualification, please contact Australian Consolidated Training.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
CPCCBC4002 Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4007 Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4021 Minimise waste on the building and construction site
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
Group A - Building
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
CPCSUS4002 Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
Group B – Site Manager
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4017 Arrange resources and prepare for the building and construction project
CPCCBC4052 Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
CPCCCO4001 Supervise concreting work
BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
BSBESB406 Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development
BSBPMG426 Apply project risk management techniques
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work
BSBWRT411 Write complex documents
CPCBIM4001 Plan to comply with BIM requirements for construction work
CPCBIM4002 Use BIM processes to carry out construction work
CPCBIM4003 Contribute to BIM deliverables for construction work
CPCCBC4015 Prepare specifications for all construction works
CPCCBC4019 Apply sustainable building design principles to water management systems
CPCCBC4020 Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures
CPCCBC4022 Supervise tilt-up work
CPCCBC4024 Resolve business disputes
CPCCBC4026 Arrange building applications and approvals
CPCCBC4028 Prepare design brief for construction works
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
CPCPRE4001 Inspect the erection of prefabricated concrete elements
CPCSUS4001 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
CPCSUS4003 Maximise energy efficiency through applied trade skills
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, informal and life learning).
Australian Consolidated Training offers RPL for all accredited courses. For this qualification, four (4) years experience in a building 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.
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.