Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (VIC only)

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Builders Academy Australia
  • Awarded by

    Builders Academy Australia (RTO: 21583)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront paymentVIC Skills First Funding

  • Duration

    38 - 45 weeks, part-time

  • Start Date

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  • Location

    VIC | Online

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Leading Hand | Construction Manager | Site Supervisor | Construction Project Manager | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    If you are working as a tradie or want to, this Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) from Builders Academy Australia could be your first step towards starting your own business and preparing for the builders registration. The course offers a detailed insight into the fundamental building topics that will, combined with your practical work experience allow you to progress in your building career or start your own construction business.

    The course can be delivered via either physical (across Victoria) or virtual classroom environments (throughout Australia).

    There are 2 separate streams for this course:

    1. Standard Stream: For people with less than 3 years experience - part-time, two nights per week of facilitator-led classes for 45 weeks; OR
    2. Experienced Stream: For people will 3+ years of industry experience - part-time, two nights per week of facilitator-led classes for 38 weeks.

    Students may require up to 8 hours per week outside of class to complete additional learning and assessments, but this will vary depending on each learner.

    Government Funding is available to eligible individuals in Victoria. Enquire now to find out more.



    Learn how to start your own building business with the Certificate IV in Building & Construction (CPC40110).

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    This course has 2 separate streams based on years of industry experience.

    Builders Academy Australia uses a learning management system for online course delivery and assessment submission, so you must have a computer with Microsoft Word and Excel, plus Acrobat Reader, and internet access.

    Students will need to have access to the following tools:

    • Theodolite
    • Optical or Laser Level
  • Subject Breakdown

    In this building & construction course, the subjects you may study include:

    • CPCCBC4001 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
    • CPCCBC4002 - Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
    • CPCCBC4007 - Plan building and construction work
    • CPCCBC4008 - Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects 
    • CPCCBC4009 - Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
    • CPCCBC4010 - Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions 
    • CPCCBC4012 - Read and interpret plans and specifications 
    • CPCCBC4014 - Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
    • CPCCBC4018 - Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
    • CPCCBC4053 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
  • Why Builders Academy Australia?

    When it comes to receiving a top-notch learning experience, look no further than the construction experts at Builders Academy Australia (BAA). With a reputation for ‘turning tradies into legends’, you can trust Builders Academy Australia to equip you with the right technical and theoretical skills to succeed on any job site.

    Each of their nationally accredited courses in building and construction, plumbing and more, are led by qualified trainers who will share their real-world insights with you.

    BAA is part of Simonds Homes, one of Australia’s largest homebuilders, which means that students will have the opportunity to develop strong ties with industry professionals and start building their dream career – literally!

    Builders Academy Australia (BAA) is all about ensuring their students get a positive learning experience! BAA’s student welfare and support services include academic support, non-academic support and additional support to special needs students.

    BAA has a dedicated Student Welfare Coordinator part of their team, who will regularly touch base with each trainer to identify any students with special needs or may require welfare support.

    After extra study support? Turn BAA’s friendly training managers, senior trainers or assessors who will guide you through your learning journey.

  • Where will this course take you?

    When you graduate, you'll receive a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40120) from Builders Academy Australia.

    Graduates are prepared to seek registration with the Building Practitioners Board and pursue management, supervisory and planning roles. Graduates may also pursue further study with a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50220).

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in Building and Construction could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Bricklayer, Building Contractor, Carpenter, Concreter, Plasterer, Painter, Tiler.

  • Let's talk price

    There are several payment options available:

    • Upfront payment
    • Government Funded - this training is delivered with Victorian Government Funding for eligible students. To be eligible, you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen living in Victoria, or have a permanent residency Visa, and be ‘upskilling' by seeking to enrol in a higher-level course than what you already hold.
    • Non-Government Funded Flexible Payment Plans.

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