CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Course DetailsUIT Admission requirements

National Course Code: CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Cricos Course Code: 084497G

Course duration: 52 weeks

Hours: 20 hours per week

Holiday break: 12 weeks

Modes of study: Face-to-face and Self-study


CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) – About The Course
This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses.

This Course is suitable for:

• Those who meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium- sized building businesses.

• Those who are wishing to establish their own construction company.

• Those who are wishing to pathway into higher level qualifications in the same training field or related qualifications.

Course Content

Unit Code Unit Name
 BSBSMB406A  Manage small business finances
 CPCCBC4001A  Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
 CPCCBC4002A  Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
 CPCCBC4003A  Select and prepare a construction contract
 CPCCBC4004A  Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
 CPCCBC4005A  Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
 CPCCBC4006B  Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
 CPCCBC4007A  Plan building or construction work
 CPCCBC4008B  Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
 CPCCBC4009B  Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
 CPCCBC4010B  Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
 CPCCBC4011B  Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
 CPCCBC4012B  Read and interpret plans and specifications
 CPCCBC4013A  Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
 CPCCBC4018A  Apply site surveys and set out procedures to building and construction projects
 CPCCBC4016A  Administer a construction contract

Preferred pathways

• This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

• Students can use this qualification as a pathway to further qualifications and/or a change of career.

Occupational titles

• Builder

• Construction manager

Assessment Methods

Assessment tasks are varied and comprise of Observation, Portfolio, Role Play, Project, and Questions. Research activities will be conducted online and using reference material.

Pre-Training Review (PTR):

  • Selection for enrolment in UIT courses will be approved for applicants who meet the qualification selection criteria during the PTR prior the confirmation of enrolment at UIT.  A satisfactory outcome of PTR with authorised UIT Staff or representative will ensure applicants are placed in a suitable course with an appropriate training and assessment strategy, UIT review applicants existing knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.  Students will be asked to complete this PTR during the enrolment process by providing details of your existing knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications that are relevant to the course being applied for. UIT will then review this information and respond to the student with the outcome of the review whether to proceed and ask for other admission requirements below.
  • Relevant work experience will be acknowledged and taken into consideration for the course to be shortened due to your recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Age Requirements:

  • All students must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to UIT

Academic Requirements:

  •  Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 11 qualification is required for entry into this course.

English Language/Literacy/Numeracy requirements:

  • IELTS score 5.5 (please visit www.ielts.org for details) or equivalent or have completed at least 6 weeks of Upper- Intermediate EAP/IELTS Exam Preparation course at UIT
  • Provide satisfactory evidence that the learner has the required level of literacy and numeracy skills to complete the qualification.
  • To obtain an indication of students ACSF Level, in addition to the enrolment form, they will be subjected to LLN assessment as a component of the enrolment process. Students are required to successfully test their LLN skills by completing an appropriate level LLN assessment as indicated by the UIT staff during your enrolment process.
  • If learners do not meet English and LLN requirements, learners will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g.  Foundation skill programs etc.

Computer literacy requirements:

  • All students enrolling into this program must know how to use the basic computer digital literacy skills in each of the following areas prior to graduation: (1) MS Windows, (2) MS Word, and (3) Internet /e-mail skills. This is expected from UIT and if you do not possess the computer literacy requirements, you will be provided with additional support.

A Unique Student Identifier (USI):

In addition, students, will need to provide UIT with their Unique Student Identifier number (USI). A USI is a reference number made up of numbers and letters, unique to each student. This USI allows them to link their previous and future VET qualifications into a single authenticated transcript, through the National Vocational Education and Training Data Collection, and prevents them from losing their record. This allows students to see all their training results, from all their previous providers. A USI Number will stay with the student for life, and must be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course they undertake.

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