CPC40120
Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
CRICOS CODE: 103791G

Why Choose this Course

If you are dreaming of a career in domestic building and construction industry as a construction supervisor, estimator, site manager or domestic builder, this is a perfect origin. 

 

No matter if you work or run a business in the building and construction industry in the future, this course covers all essential knowledge and skills.

 

The CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is the latest qualification for residential construction workers in Australia. 

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Through this course, you will learn how to prepare construction contracts, plan building works, apply structural principles to residential and commercial low rise constructions, as well as, conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects.
As part of your course, you will also explore managing small business finances,
applying building codes and standards to the construction process, and producing estimated costs. The CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) course will cover the skills and knowledge required by professional builders in the building industry. 

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN

Course Name:
CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
CRICOS Code:
103791G
Duration:
31 weeks, 2 Study Terms, including 1 week break after 1st term
Study Location:
Clayton Campus
Study Mode:
Full time (at least 20 contact hours per week)
Delivery Method:
Face-to-face and online learning combined (maximum 20% online learning)
Assessment Method:
Theory and simulated project tasks
1
Minimum 18 years of age at the time of application,
2
Minimum of 12 years of schooling or equivalent, and
3
Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.*

* Language test outcome must be less than 2 years old.

*Origin Institute arranges Medibank Essentials Overseas Student health Cover (OSHC) for our students. Students may choose their own OSHC providers if they don’t arrange through Origin Institute.

Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core/Elective
CPCCBC4001
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
Core
CPCCBC4002
Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
Core
CPCCBC4007
Plan building or construction work
Core
CPCCBC4008
Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
Core
CPCCBC4009
Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
Core
CPCCBC4010
Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
Core
CPCCBC4012
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Core
CPCCBC4014
Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
Core
CPCCBC4018
Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
Core
CPCCBC4021
Minimise waste on the building and construction site
Core
CPCCBC4053
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
Core
BSBPMG422
Apply project quality management techniques
Elective
CPCCBC4003
Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
Elective
CPCCBC4004
Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
Elective
CPCCBC4005
Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
Elective
CPCCBC4006
Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
Elective
CPCCBC4013
Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
Elective
CPCCWHS1001
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Elective
CPCSUS4002
Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
Elective

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

WHAT YOU NEED FOR STUDY

​Student provides:

  • A computer installed with an appropriate costing software and word processing software, webcam and internet access 

  • Printer or printing services 

  • Calculator 

  • Camera with photo and video recording capabilities 

  • Pen, pencils, markers, highlighters, colouring materials, eraser, ruler, onion skin paper

  • Personal safety PPEs(Steel Capped Boots, Gloves and Dusk Musks.).

Origin Institute will arrange construction site visit.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) AND CREDIT TRANSFER (CT)

Origin Institute ensures that RPL and CT is offered to all applicants on enrolment, through an RPL/CT eligibility assessment.
RPL candidates are to provide current, quality evidence of their competency against the relevant unit of competency. This process may be directed by the candidate and verified by the assessor, such as in the compilation of portfolios; or directed by the assessor, such as through observation of workplace performance and skills application, and oral and/or written assessment. Where the outcomes of this process indicate that the candidate is competent, structured training is not required. 

Please contact us for more details of RPL/CT.

POSSIBLE LEARNING PATHWAYS:

  • CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), or

  • a range of Diploma level qualification with the CPC Training Package.

POSSIBLE CAREER:

  • Building Associate

  • Building Construction Supervisor

  • Clerk of Works

It is Origin Institute's obligation to the learner, including that Origin Institute is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with these Standards, and for the issuance of the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certification documentation.