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CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building Construction (Building) covers the essential theoretical skills and knowledge required to work as a Builder or Site Manager. Learn how to run a small to medium construction business and be on your way to lodging your C Class low rise residential builders license application. This course includes 20 clustered units of competency delivered across 6 blocks of training.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Start date: Expressions of interest for 2021 are now being accepted!
Please note that enrolments can be accepted at the beginning of each module.

Course Duration: 12 - 24 months

Delivery: Blended, both remote and face-to sessions.

Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm, two (2) nights a week on Tuesday & Thursday evenings

Study mode: Full Time or Part Time

Resources: resources are provided digitally; students will be required to bring their own wi-fi compatible device to view course content and complete assessment tasks


COST

Ex-apprentice: $650.00 per block
Member: $700.00 per block
Non Member: $800.00 per block
(resource fees apply to each block at the time of enrolment)

If you are interested in becoming a member of MBA ACT please contact reception on 02 6175 5900.


PRE-REQUISITE

  • Certificate III in a relevant building trade or successful completion of a pre-requisite exam.
  • Minimum 18 years old

CONTENT

MBA Group Training utilises an online learning management system (LMS) called Canvas, all resources and assessment are provided online. Students will be required to bring their own wi-fi compatible device to view course content and complete assessment tasks.

Remote sessions will be conducted online using Microsoft Teams, any face-to-face components of training will be held at the MBA Group Training Skills Centre, 1 Iron Knob Street Fyshwick ACT 2609. Course participants must attend both remote and face-to0face sessions and complete the required formative and summative assessment tasks for each block. Assessment dates and expectations will be provided at the time of enrolment.

MBA Group Training has clustered the required units of competency across 6 blocks of training as shown below.

Block 1: Building Codes & Standards
CPCCBC4001 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings (C)
CPCCBC4010- Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions (C)
CPCCBC4012- Read and interpret plans and specifications (C)
CPCCBC4053 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings (C)

Block 2: Contracts & Legal Obligations
CPCCBC4003 – Select, prepare and administer a construction contract (E)
CPCCBC4009 – Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects (C)
CPCCBC4024 – Resolve business disputes (Ge)

Block 3: Sustainability
CPCSUS4002 – Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings (E)
CPCCBC4021 – Minimise waste on the building & construction site (C)
CPCCBC4002 – Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace (C)
CPCCBC4014 – Prepare simple building sketches and drawings (C)

Block 4: Project & Financial Management
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures (Ge)
BSBPMG430 Undertake project work (Ge) 
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques (E) 

Block 5: Estimating & Stock Control
CPCCBC4004 – Identify and produce estimated costs for building & construction projects (E)
CPCCBC4005 – Produce labour and material schedules for ordering (E)
CPCCBC4006 – Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects (E)

Block 6: Set Out & Survey
CPCCBC4007 - Plan building and construction work (C)
CPCCBC4008 - Supervise communication and administration processes for building and construction projects (C)
CPCCBC4018 - Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects (C)


OUTCOMES

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building) and be on their way to lodging a C Class low rise residential builders license application.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Registered Builder
  • Construction Manager
  • Domestic Builder
  • Building Estimator
  • Construction Site Foreman

CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of all 6 blocks, participants will be issued with a CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building). Participant's who do not successfully complete all 6 blocks will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for only the units of competency achieved.

For training enquires

Trish Moore

Short Course Manager

Call (02) 6175 5900

Email training@mba.org.au

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