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CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Higher Level Skills

$880.00*

  • Subsidised by QLD Government
  • Strict eligibility requirements apply
  • Click the 'Higher Level Skills' tab below for further details
Online Course
OR
RPL Course
Information
RPL
Formalize your current knowledge and skill gained in the workplace.
Must provide evidence of industry skills.
Online course
For those not eligible for RPL.
Complete the entire course online at your own pace.
Full trainer support.

Higher Level Skills
Qld government funds a portion of the course fees to eligible participants.
Click the 'Higher Level Skills' tab below for more information
Full Fee

$4,800.00

  • No eligibility requirements
  • Start now, pay later
  • Full trainer support
  • Enrol 24/7
Online Course
OR
RPL Course

* - total, non-concessional co-contribution fee for the course, see 'Higher Level Skills' tab for more information




Course Description:

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. It is also a requirement for a Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) Builder - Low Rise licence, click here for QBCC Builder - Low Rise licence information

Units from this qualification are also required for other licences, such as Kitchen Bathroom & Laundry, Structural Landscaping, etc. To view the requirements for the licences, and the required units from the Certificate IV in Building and Construction, click on the relevant link below:
Click here for QBCC Builder Restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom and Laundry licence information
Click here for QBCC Builder Restricted to Shopfitting licence information
Click here for QBCC Builder Restricted to Structural Landscaping licence information
Click here for QBCC Builder Restricted to Swimming Pool Construction licence information
Click here for QBCC Builder Restricted to Special Structures licence information

Course Purpose:

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.

Occupational titles may include: ·
  • Builder
  • Construction manager.
See our course brochure for more information.

Qualification requirements:

To successfully complete this qualification, you are required to complete sixteen (16) units of competency. The sixteen units comprise thirteen (13) core units and three (3) elective units.

The units of competence shown in the next tab, have been selected by PCD Training based on the course purpose.

A participant has a six (6) month enrolment period per unit/s from time of enrolment.

See our course brochure for more information.

Unit Code

Unit Name

Higher Level Skills concessional co-contribution fee1
in AUD

Higher Level Skills non-concessional co-contribution fee1
in AUD

Full Fee for Service -no funding2
in AUD

CPCCBC4014A

Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

$40

$55

$300

CPCCBC4002A

Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace

$40

$55

$300

CPCCBC4012B

Read and interpret plans and specifications

$40

$55

$300

CPCCBC4001A

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4010B

Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4006B

Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4011B

Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4003A

Select and prepare a construction contract

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4016A

Administer a construction contract

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4009B

Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4007A

Plan building or construction work

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4004A

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4005A

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

$40 

$55 

$300

CPCCBC4008B

Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

$40 

$55 

$300

BSBSMB406A

Manage small business finances

$40 

$55 

$300

BSBSMB401

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

$40 

$55 

$300

Totals:

$640.00

$880.00

$4800.00


NOTES:
1. The qualification, CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), is funded by the Queensland Government. Please see more information on the non-concessional and concessional co-contribution fees by clicking the 'Higher Level Skills' tab.

2. If you are not eligible for the Higher Level Skills funding, then you will need to pay the full fee. Click the 'Full fee' tab for more information.

See our course brochure for more information.

The required units, in recommended study order, for the
CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) are:

Unit Code

Unit Name

Duration1

CPCCBC4014A
(Elective)

Prepare simple building sketches and drawings


4 weeks

CPCCBC4002A
(Core)

Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace


4 weeks

CPCCBC4012B
(Core)

Read and interpret plans and specifications


3 weeks

CPCCBC4001A
(Core)

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects


4 weeks

CPCCBC4010B
(Core)

Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions


16 weeks

CPCCBC4006B
(Core)

Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects


4 weeks

CPCCBC4011B
(Core)

Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions


8 weeks

CPCCBC4003A
(Core)

Select and prepare a construction contract

4 weeks

CPCCBC4016A
(Elective)

Administer a construction contract

2 weeks

CPCCBC4009B
(Core)

Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

5 weeks

CPCCBC4007A
(Core)

Plan building or construction work


4 weeks

CPCCBC4004A
(Core)

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects


6 weeks

CPCCBC4005A
(Core)

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering


4 weeks

CPCCBC4008B
(Core)

Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects


4 weeks

BSBSMB406A
(Core)

Manage small business finances

6 weeks

BSBSMB401
(Elective)

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

6 weeks

Totals:

84 weeks


Please note: Other elective units available include:
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

NOTES:
1. The Estimated Duration is calculated on your studying for at least 10 hours per week in that unit. The Total is calculated on a continuous study pattern of one unit at a time. You could reduce the total duration by enrolling in more than one unit and/or increasing your study time each week.

See our course brochure for more information.

Entry requirements:

There are no designated entry requirements for this course, having completed a CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry is preferred. However, you will need a sound working knowledge of basic maths, e.g. addition, subtraction, division and multiplication and be able to read, write and understand standard English, similar to what is used in this information.

You must also be able to send and receive emails with attachments and install software. You will also be required to upload files and photos and complete an electronic logbook. You may also need to download files using a web browser. You will also need access to a computer which has, or on which you are able to install, a web-cam.

Enrolment notes:

All prices in Australian dollars.

All personal information is collected for the purposes of enrolment requirements only. Specified information from the enrolment is required by federal legislation to be reported to the national VET regulator for statistical purposes only. Your information won't be shared with any other party.

Access to online material may take up to one (1) business day.

All payment information, including card and cardholder information, is collected for the purposes of enrolment requirements only. Your payment information will not be retained and will not be shared with any other party.

See our course brochure for more information.

Higher Level Skills:

Higher Level Skills eligibility information click here
Higher Level Skills fee information click here
Higher Level Skills student fact sheet click here
  • $55.00 Non-concessional co-contribution fee per unit ($880 total course cost)
  • $40.00 Concessional co-contribution fee per unit ($640 total course cost)
  • Permanent Queensland resident
  • Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • Must not hold, and not be enrolled in, a certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.
  • Must be willing to complete a student training and employment survey
  • Must hold a Certificate III building industry related qualification.
This qualification, CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), is funded by the Queensland Government, and so eligible students receive a subsidy and therefore pay a reduced fee accordingly. In this case, eligible students only have to pay $55.00 non-concessional co-contribution fee per unit ($880 total course cost), or a $40.00 concessional co-contribution fee per unit ($640 total course cost). Please see the 'Higher Level Skills fee information' sheet above for more information on the co-contribution fees.

You can enrol, and pay for, one unit at a time if you wish. As soon as you have paid your co-contribution fee, you will have access to the relevant unit/s and the material.

If you are eligible for the concessional co-contribution fee ($40 per unit), you MUST email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive information on how to enrol. Non-concessional students ($55.00 per unit) can simply enrol by clicking on the 'Online course' or 'RPL course' button above (dependent on your preference on how you want to complete the course).

Please keep in mind that once you have completed one Certificate IV or higher qualification, or a priority skill set, you will no longer be eligible for a government subsidised training place under the Higher Level Skills program.

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To view information on our refund policy, see the 'Fees and Refunds' section from our student handbook.

See our course brochure for more information.

Full fee:

  • $300.00 per unit ($4800 total course cost), no eligibility requirements
  • Start now, pay later or right at the end
  • Online option can be completed Australia wide
  • Complete in your own time
  • Print your own certificate on completion
  • Full trainer support.

If you are not eligible for the Higher Level Skills, you will have to pay full fee or choose the 'Full fee' option above. There are no eligibility requirements, so anyone in any situation can enrol.

See our course brochure for more information.

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Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) Builder - Low Rise licence

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