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Contracts & Legal Obligations


Study three units of competency to gain a strong understanding of how to apply the legal requirements to select, prepare and administer contracts for residential construction projects as follows:

  • CPCCBC4003 – Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4009 – Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4024 – Resolve business disputes

This course specifies the skills and knowledge required to:

  • Select, prepare and administer contracts for commercial and residential construction projects. It includes contract selection, administration of a range of documents related to the contract and identifying causes of breach of contract.
  • Apply legal requirements to residential and commercial building and construction projects. It includes meeting licensing requirements, complying with financial and insurance laws and meeting the conditions of building contracts.
  • Advise on or resolve business disputes that may arise during activities in residential and commercial contracting projects. It includes the development and implementation of dispute resolution processes and procedures.

The course content applies to National Construction Code (NCC) classifications:

  • Residential - Class 1 and 10 buildings, maximum two storeys
  • Commercial - Class 2 to 9, Type C only constructions.

This course would be suited for builders, estimators, project and site managers, forepersons or other construction industry personnel who may be responsible for:

  • Interpreting complex documents and communicating clearly and succinctly during contract negotiations.
  • Applying legal requirements to residential or commercial building and construction projects.
  • Completing routine and non-routine tasks, using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems relating to legal requirements of building and construction projects.
  • Resolving business disputes in a positive manner.

Please note: Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this course in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment to recognise the learning obtained and Nationally Recognised Units of Competency.


Non-member: $830 (including resource fee)

Member: $730 (including resource fee)

$400 TFA rebate applies to eligible participants reducing the above pricing upon successful completion.


  • Access to a wi-fi compatible device and Microsoft Office suite
  • Minimum 18 years old

Before you register online you will need to have:

Your Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have one you will need to have either one of the following - Medicare card, birth certificate, driver licence, Australian passport, citizenship document, certificate of registration by descent, ImmiCard or Australian entry visa during this online process.
A Visa or Mastercard.


Date: 8 June 2021

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