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

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Building and Construction Training Australia
  • Awarded by

    Building and Construction Training Australia (RTO: 22597)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    JobTrainer FundingPayment planUpfront paymentVIC Skills First Funding

  • Duration

    36 weeks

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Site Supervisor | Construction Supervisor | Construction Coordinator | Site Manager | View all

This course meets the 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.

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  • In a Nutshell

    The CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) has been designed to meet the needs of aspiring or working tradesmen who intend to become Building Supervisors, Building Managers or Site Supervisors. It is for Victorian residents and is a Nationally Recognised course.

    Government Funding available to eligible students.

    It provides a perfect starting point for people who want to start their own building business and prepare for the builders registration.

    The course in a virtual environment through online classes (using Microsoft Teams). In weekly class, your trainer will facilitate a range of training experiences including:

    • Trainer led instruction
    • Discussion and debate
    • Group learning activities
    • Case studies
    • Role plays & presentations

    BCTA ensures that the training is delivered to the standards of a real workplace environment. You will be trained by best trainers in the industry with extensive experience giving you detailed insights into the skills and knowledge required to pursue a successful career in the Building and Construction industry.

    This program runs for 36 weeks You will need to set aside 10 hours per week for self-study and 5 hours for assessment work. Students will need to complete 19 units You will be assessed through a range of assessment methods including workbook learning activities, written assignments, case studies, Questions & Answers, role play, presentations and projects.

    Given the holistic nature of this program in both the delivery and assessment, it is important to note that you can only enter the program at the scheduled commencement, or at the commencement of the new unit.

    This course is covered by Victorian government's Skills First funding program, and eligible students can have up to 100% of their tuition fees covered. Enquire to see if you qualify.


  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Applicants must be aged 18 or above.
    • To assist prospective students to determine if the course is suitable and appropriate for their individual needs a Pre-Training Review (PTR) will be conducted.
    • Successful completion of BCTA's Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) test.

    Recognition of Prior Learning is an assessment process that assesses the individual's relevant prior learning to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit BCTA will ensure that your prior learning and existing skills are recognised, irrespective of how or where they have been acquired.

    Please note - this course is available to Australian citizens, Permanent Residents or New Zealand passport holders. It is NOT available for Subclass 500 visa holders If you have previously completed a Diploma or higher-level qualification, you are NOT eligible for Victorian Government funding.

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this building and construction course, the subjects you study may 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 Building and Construction Training Australia?

    Building and Construction Training Australia courses give students the opportunity to learn from the best in the building and construction industry. 

    With exclusive training materials and delivery methods, students learn best practices, real-world skills, and undertake on-the-job training. They graduate qualified to get their start or get ahead, in their building and construction career. BCTA qualifications are recognised by the Australian government.

    Blended learning: BCTA offers a mix of learning options including self-directed online learning, classroom, and workplace apprenticeship placements.

    Industry-relevant courses: Training is hands-on using quality assessment tools written to simulate real-world industry conditions and building activities. Graduate job-ready.

    BCTA is committed to the success of their students in achieving the qualifications to meet their career goals. Student support is available from enrollment right through to graduation.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building And Construction (Building) from Building And Construction Training Australia.

  • 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

    • 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, 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 available.


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