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CPC40110

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Up to 18 months

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Awarded by:

    Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT) (RTO 90197)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Contract Administrator | Construction Manager | Site Supervisor | Estimator | View all

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

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About this course

Give your career in building the best foundation with the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110) from Open Colleges! Designed to help working trades professionals and newcomers to the construction industry become licensed builders without the hassle of full-time classes, this course is delivered entirely online to ensure ultimate flexibility and the freedom to study at your own pace.

The course is designed to give you a solid understanding of building fundamentals and structural principles for residential and commercial low rise construction projects. Learn how to prepare simple building sketches, interpret plans and specs, estimate costs for a range of projects, prepare contracts, plan construction work, select and procure the correct construction materials and conduct on-site supervision of construction works.

The course also covers building codes and standards, WHS protocols on construction sites, and how to comply with legal requirements and resolve business disputes. Upon completion of this course, you will have met the educational requirements needed for registration as a licensed builder in Queensland, Tasmania, the ACT and the Northern Territory. As licensing varies from state to state, there may be extra requirements necessary to register. Please ensure you refer to your state's licencing requirements.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Understanding of English to atleast a Year 10 level; AND
  • Be atleast 16 years old. Applicants under 18 will need to be signed by a parent/guardian; AND
  • Be at a reasonable fitness level; AND
  • Basic computing skills; AND
  • Have access to digital equipment; AND
  • If completing the practical tasks of this course on a construction site, you will be required to have a white card; AND
  • Basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Areas of study

In this building and construction course, the subjects you may study include:

  • CPCCBC4014A - Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPCCBC4012B - Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCBC4001A - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
  • CPCCBC4010B - Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
  • CPCCBC4011B - Apply structural principles to commercial low rise construction
  • CPCCBC4004A - Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4003A - Select and prepare a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4007A - Plan building or construction work
  • CPCCBC4005A - Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • CPCCBC4006B - Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
  • CPCCBC4018A - Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to buildings and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4002A - Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
  • CPCCBC4008B - Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4009B - Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4024A - Resolve business disputes
  • BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances
Open Colleges Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110) from Open Colleges, awarded by Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT) .

With your new qualification, you'll be able to hit job sites and take on roles such as:

Curious about where a career in building & construction could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $98.63 per week (80 weekly repayments)
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 20% on your course fees

  • $6,392 upfront payment

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