CPC40110Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

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  • Awarded by

    TAFE NSW North Coast (RTO 90010)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Self-paced; max 18 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Building Contractor | Building Technician | Builder | Construction Manager | View all

This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Last modified: 20 Feb 2018

In a Nutshell

Designed to help working trades professionals and newcomers to the construction industry become licensed builders without the hassle of full-time classes, this Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) course is delivered entirely online to ensure ultimate flexibility and the freedom to study at your own pace.

Offered by TAFE NSW North Coast through Open Colleges, the course is designed to give you a solid understanding of building fundamentals and structural principles for residential and commercial low rise construction projects. Learn how to prepare simple building sketches, interpret plans and specs, estimate costs for a range of projects, prepare contracts, plan construction work, select and procure the correct construction materials and conduct on-site supervision of construction works.

The course also covers building codes and standards, WHS protocols on construction sites, and how to comply with legal requirements and resolve business disputes. Upon completion of this course, you will have met the educational requirements needed for registration as a licensed builder in New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, the ACT and the Northern Territory.

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  • What You'll Need to Get In

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    There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however it is recommended that applicants have some exposure to building and construction work.

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  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this building and construction course, the subjects you will study include:

    • Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
    • Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
    • Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
    • Apply structural principles to commercial low rise construction
    • Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
    • Select and prepare a construction contract
    • Plan building or construction work
    • Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
    • Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects
    • Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
    • Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
    • Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
    • Resolve business disputes
    • Manage small business finances
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  • Why Open Colleges?

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    Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.

    As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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    "Because it’s so flexible, it was easy for me to do it. I’ll be in the middle of an assignment and I can just pause it if my son is asking for lunch. I’ll quickly make him lunch or get a drink and I can just open it back up and go straight back into it to continue. The trainers have been great. They really try to get back to you on time and make sure they give you the best possible answers. They always seem to come back with a quick response."

    Emma Christian-Hayes , Certificate IV in Allied Health specialising in Physiotherapy

    "It’s given me a different mindset. I used to think you’d go out and do a job, like mechanics, for years and that you’d just get the qualification after years on the job. But with this, you can study for a couple of months and then you can go out into the world fully qualified and ready for the job and just go for it."

    Amy Stephenson , Certificate III in Accounts Administration

    "I think the Open Colleges model is particularly good because you’re not tied down to due dates, you just have as much time as you need. You have people to get in touch with if you’re having trouble. I’ve actually had emails back at 10pm at night from my teacher. I’ve been sitting here and I’ve shot one off and they’ve got right back to me within that hour. You don’t get that anywhere."

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    Robyn Hundy , Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110) from TAFE NSW North Coast. 

Wondering where a career in building and construction could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

Let's Talk Price

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $79.53 per week
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 20% on your course fees

  • $4,152 upfront payment
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