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CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction

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  • Course level: Intermediate

Description

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.

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Mapping :

  • Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) and
  • Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management). 

Occupational titles depending on packaging options selected may include:

  • Builder
  • 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)

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Builder and Site Supervisor licensing varies across States and Territories and requirements additional to the attainment of this qualification may be required.

Entry Requirements :

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules :

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 19 Units of Competency:
    • 11 Core units
    • 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

Prerequisite units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Prerequisite requirements :

Unit of competencyPrerequisite requirement
CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions.CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings. CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings.

Core Units :

  • 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

Elective Units :

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

General Electives  :

  • 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
  • CPCSUS4001 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • CPCSUS4003 Maximise energy efficiency through applied trade skills

Industries: Construction , Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Occupations: Building Associate

What Will I Learn?

  • 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

Topics for this course

42 Lessons

Core Units

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

Elective Units : Group A – Building

Elective Units : Group B – Site Manager

General Electives

Free

Material Includes

  • Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package

Requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Target Audience

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Leading Hand
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