CPC40508

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)

BUILD YOURSELF A BETTER FUTURE

Are you ready to manage a project from start to finish?

Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Course Overview

Learn how to plan, coordinate and complete a small to medium sized building project from start to finish. This qualification is designed to meet the needs of site managers and supervisors in the building and construction industry. Occupational titles may include: Building site manager Building site supervisor.

Know your stuff

Learn the ins-and-outs of low-rise residential construction from the ground up. Recognise and learn the importance of the principles, techniques and regulations of the building construction industry - the key to a successful project.

Industry focussed

Acquire skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices from expert trainers who have years of real world experience. Learn in an environment surrounded by like-minded trade professionals who will share in the learning experience and form professional networks to help you further your career.

Licensing and Registration

While there are no prerequisites for this qualification, the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (CPC40508) is designed for experienced tradesmen who want to attain formal licensing or registration as a building professional. On completion, candidates will gain a Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) qualification in Construction - a requirement of any building licence application.

Career Outcomes

On completion of the CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management), you will gain the diverse range of skills needed to plan and supervise construction work and prepare, cost and schedule a contract. You will be eligible for work in diverse range of roles in the building and construction industry.

Career support

Work in a diverse range of roles, including: Builder, Building Manager, Project Planner, Safety Coordinator and Domestic Building Contractor.

Networking Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (SiteManagement), you could progress to further study at another institution with advanced standing or gain direct university articulation to one of our partner Universities.

CTI
Community

Join the Capital Training Institute Community, a network that spans across Australia. Gain access to employment and business opportunities, career support and events.

Course Info

The CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory.

Course
Duration

Accelerated Program

  • 18 weeks; 18 weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Accelerated Program - Part-time

  • 35 Weeks; 18 fortnightly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Public Program

  • 32 Weeks; 64 twice weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

  • Self paced

Course
Duration

Accelerated Program

  • 18 weeks; 18 weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Accelerated Program - Part-time

  • 35 Weeks; 18 fortnightly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Public Program

  • 32 Weeks;64 twice weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

  • Self paced

Course
Duration

Accelerated Program

  • 18 weeks; 18 weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Accelerated Program - Part-time

  • 35 Weeks; 18 fortnightly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Public Program

  • 32 Weeks; 64 twice weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

  • Self paced

Course
Duration

Accelerated Program

  • 18 weeks; 18 weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Accelerated Program - Part-time

  • 35 Weeks; 18 fortnightly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Public Program

  • 32 Weeks; 64 twice weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required

 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

  • Self paced

Award

On successful completion of this course a student will be awarded a CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)

Terms &
Conditions

Please refer to the CTI Student Manual 

Additional
Information

Students are required to obtain the 'National Construction Code (NCC)' (available free online at www.abcb.gov.au)

What's Included:

Online Forum
Free Wi-Fi
Learner resources

Units of Competency

BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

This unit defines skills, knowledge and outcomes required to plan and supervise the performance of the team and develop team cohesion. It applies to team leaders, supervisors and new emerging managers who have an important leadership role in the development of efficient and effective work teams.

CPCCBC4002A Manage Occupational Health and Safety in the Building and Construction Workplace

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards. The development and implementation of appropriate responses, including responses required by state or territory legislation and regulations, to mitigate the risks are also addressed.

CPCCBC4001A Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Low Rise Building Projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and low rise commercial buildings (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).

CPCCBC4003A Select and Prepare a Construction Contract

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and prepare appropriate construction contracts, including the sections, clauses and conditions for low rise construction projects. The ability to interpret complex documents, communicate clearly and succinctly and negotiate is essential skills.

CPCCBC4012B Read and Interpret Plans and Specifications

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to low rise residential and commercial projects in order to inform estimation, planning and supervisory activities.

CPCCBC4009B Apply Legal Requirements to Building and Construction Projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and low rise commercial buildings. ('Low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).

CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to advise on or resolve business disputes that may arise in the course of activities in residential and commercial contracting projects. Dispute resolution procedures may be applied as one of the disputing parties or as an independent party.

CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct basic measuring and levelling techniques as part of the set-out procedures performed on building projects.

CPCCBC4005A Produce Labour and Material Schedules for Ordering

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to produce schedules of resource requirements so that orders can be placed for materials and labour for residential and commercial projects and to record and track costs as they are incurred.

CPCCBC4006B Select, Procure and Store Construction Materials for Low Rise Projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the systems through which materials are typically selected, acquired and stored on site for projects described by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as low rise building or construction work (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Class 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).

CPCCBC4010B Apply Structural Principles to Residential Low Rise Constructions

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential structures using conventional methods. The unit addresses those structures classified by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Class 1 and Class 10. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards is essential.

CPCCBC4011B Apply Structural Principles to Commercial Low Rise Constructions

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise projects of a more complex nature than single residential dwellings, which are typically commercial structures classified in the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres but not including Type A or Type B construction.

CPCCBC4007A Plan Building or Construction Work

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan on-site activities, including the employment of physical and human resources and the development of documentation and advice for relevant authorities concerning residential and commercial projects.

CPCCBC4008B Conduct On-Site Supervision of Building and Construction Projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise implementation of administration processes relating to residential and commercial construction projects.

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

Assessment Methods

This course will typically be assessed through a range of assessments, including:

  1. Candidate profile (prior to entering the Accelerated programs)
  2. Face-to-face workshops and skills demonstration
  3. Face-to-face tutorials and activities (where applicable)
  4. Self-study and knowledge check questions
  5. Activities and observations in the workplace
  6. Project work and portfolios
  7. 3rd Party reports

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification as per www.training.gov.au. However, the Capital Training Institute offers this course in a variety of learning options that require a candidate to meet specific criteria. Find out if you are eligible by selecting the learning option below:

  1. Accelerated
  2. Public
  3. Recognition of Prior Learning

Dates & Fees

For information on course commencement dates and course fees, contact your relevant state office. For information on VET FEE-HELP qualifications, click here.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Don't let money stop you from furthering your education. You could access a variety of programs to help you study, including state and commonwealth funding schemes, or an educational loan.

* Must be an Australian citizen

FAQs

About Capital Training Institute (CTI), Studying at CTI, Financial Assistance & Why enroll in further education

What is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?

Registered Training Organisations (RTO) are providers of courses endorsed by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). RTO’s are also accredited to assess participants against each course’s criteria and, as a result, the qualifications they issue are nationally recognised.

Capital Training Institute (CTI) is one of Australia's largest and most trusted independently owned Registered Training Organisations (RTO).

What are the advantages of online learning?

The Internet has spurred huge changes in the way we learn. The days of hefty textbooks, endless trips to the library and piles of notes are drawing to a close as online platforms offer

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Are workshops, lectures and tutorials compulsory?

For all qualifications attendance is mandatory, which includes workshops, lectures and tutorials. If a student has an unexpected, unplanned or unavoidable absence, they must contact CTI as soon as possible to arrange an alternative to any training that may be missed. For more information please refer to our Student Manual at https://issuu.com/ctiaustralia/docs/student_manual_2015_lq/1?e=10413670/15279501

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