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CPC50120 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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  • Course level: Intermediate

Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.

The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.

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Mapping :

  • Supersedes CPC50208 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • Is superseded by and equivalent to CPC50220 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Occupational title may include:

  • Builder.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all included units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Licensing/Regulatory Information :

Occupational licenses are required nationally.

Employability Skills Summary :

Employability skill and Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication :

  • Analyses, evaluates and interprets a range of complex and technical documents, including relevant regulatory, legislative, licensing requirements, codes and standards, plans, drawings and specifications, contracts, reports, reference materials, building approvals, awards and workplace agreements
  • Maintains and reports records and information
  • Understands relevant definitions, terminology, symbols and language
  • Communicates effectively with a range of relevant parties and provides expert testimony
  • Establishes site communication procedures
  • Prepares complex business documents, including project expenditure schedules and reports, such as technical and legal reports, drawings and project briefs
  • Advises others regarding their obligations as well as company procedures
  • Negotiates dispute resolution Sketches service layouts
  • Implements feedback systems

Teamwork :

  • Demonstrates leadership within work teams and business units
  • Collaboratively and effectively develops and implements operational plans
  • Supervises work processes and systems, and delegates to others as required
  • Works with others to overcome problems and achieve outcomes
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships
  • Seeks advice from senior management as required
  • Works collaboratively with relevant stakeholders
  • Relates to people from diverse social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities

Problem solving :

  • Analyses construction, environmental management, and energy conservation problems and applies appropriate and compliant remedial solutions
  • Assesses structural integrity of medium rise buildings
  • Ensures processes that identify faults and required remedial action
  • Develops strategies to address project delays
  • Performs various complex calculations relating to cost-benefit analysis, rise and fall amounts, pessimistic overdraft requirements, statistical analysis, costs, set out of construction work, structural analysis and service installations
  • Analyses reasons for cost variations and takes remedial action
  • Establishes and implements dispute resolution procedures
  • Maintains site safety and manages risks
  • Provides advice on dispute resolution
  • Uses and analyses data in decision making

Initiative and enterprise :

  • Supervises planning processes and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects, including instituting procedures and systems
  • Develops sound and safe practices in relation to structural procedures on site
  • Coordinates and manages construction and demolition processes
  • Monitors building or construction costing systems
  • Manages preparation of project expenditure schedules
  • Supervises materials’ procurement systems
  • Manages selection, engagement and performance of building and construction contractors
  • Administers legal obligations of building or construction contracts
  • Establishes construction work policies, practices and procedures
  • Prepares and implements environmental management and energy conservation plans, including workplace sustainability policy
  • Advises and coordinates design process and obtains planning approval

Self management:

  • Manages own performance to ensure required levels of service standards, work quality and professional competence
  • Manages work priorities and professional development
  • Uses feedback to improve own performance
  • Takes responsibility as required by the work role
  • Uses discretion and judgement when required in complex environments
  • Deals with contingencies

Learning :

  • Is open to new ideas and techniques
  • Seeks feedback on personal performance
  • Uses information effectively to improve work performance
  • Learns from colleagues as part of effective teamwork
  • Manages induction and pre-engagement training processes

Technology :

  • Operates office equipment
  • Uses computer equipment and relevant software
  • Understands building construction materials and technologies
  • Understands construction equipment and its use
  • Operates and tests levelling equipment
  • Uses technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness of managing work

Packaging Rules :

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

  • 18 Units of Competency:
    • 13 core units
    • 5 elective units.

The elective units must be selected as follows:

  • a minimum of 3 elective units must be from Group A units below
  • a maximum of 2 further elective units may be from Group B units below
  • 1 elective unit may be from Diploma level in from CPC08 or another endorsed Training Package, provided that the industry context of the qualification is maintained
  • 2 elective units may be from any Certificate IV in CPC08
  • 1 elective unit may be from any Advanced Diploma in CPC08.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Core Units :

  • BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management
  • BSBPMG505A Manage project quality
  • BSBPMG508A Manage project risk
  • CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
  • CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
  • CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
  • CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
  • CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work
  • CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Elective Units :

Group A 

  • CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
  • CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • CPCCBC5006B Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects
  • CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
  • CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
  • CPCCBC5011A Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • CPCCBC5012A Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes
  • CPCCBC5013A Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
  • CPCSUS5001A Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • CPCSUS5002A Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency
  • CPCSUS5003A Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies

Group B 

  • BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
  • BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBHRM509 Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
  • BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • BSBITA401 Design databases
  • BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
  • BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents
  • BSBLED502 Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
  • BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
  • BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
  • BSBRSK501 Manage risk
  • BSBSLS502 Lead and manage a sales team
  • BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBWOR502 Lead team effectiveness
  • CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
  • CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
  • CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes
  • CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
  • CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • CPCCBC5006B Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects
  • CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
  • CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
  • CPCCBC5011A Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • CPCCBC5012A Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes
  • CPCCBC5013A Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5014A Conduct asbestos assessment associated with removal
  • CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • CPPDSM5022A Implement asset management plan

Industries: Construction

Occupations: Project Builder

What Will I Learn?

  • This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.

Topics for this course

57 Lessons

Core Units

BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management
BSBPMG505A Manage project quality
BSBPMG508A Manage project risk
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work
CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Elective Units : Group A

Elective Units : Group B

Free

Material Includes

  • Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package

Target Audience

  • Construction
  • Building
  • Builder
  • Project Builder
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