Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)

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The Management Edge
  • Awarded by

    The Management Edge

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Upfront payment

  • Duration

    40-45 weeks

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Building Contractor | Builder | Construction Worker | Casual Labourer | 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

    You're a logical thinker who likes practical work. Now, turn your talents into a new career in the fast-growing building industry with this Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building) course from The Management Edge.

    Designed for students currently employed in construction but with no related academic qualification, this course offers a nationally recognised and in-demand qualification, without requiring you to take time off work.

    This course offers the core knowledge and insights required to complement your work. You'll build the skills needed to effectively plan and execute the construction of residential and low-rise buildings, how to comply with workplace safety rules and regulations, and how to effectively manage hazards and risks in construction management.

    With expert trainers, practical assessments, and connections to the building industry, this course offers a fast-paced pathway to gaining a trusted qualification, without interrupting your life.

    If you're looking to grow your construction career, or increase your chances of securing employment, this course is your next career step.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

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

    • Be employed in a position that allows them to demonstrate application of process and management skills required by this course; AND
    • Have access to the internet for online research and activities; AND
    • Hold a White Card as evidence of participation in the industry.

    Students will be assessed on satisfactory literacy, language and numeracy skills prior to starting this course.

  • Subject Breakdown

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

    Core subjects:

    • BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances
    • CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
    • CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
    • CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
    • CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
    • CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
    • CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
    • CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work
    • 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
    • CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

    Elective subjects:

    • CPCCBC4025A Manage personal work priorities and professional development
    • CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes
    • CPCCBC4026A Arrange building applications and approvals
  • Why The Management Edge?

    The Management Edge offers nationally recognised, industry-focused training programs to individuals and organisations seeking practical, personalised learning support. With offices in Victoria and New South Wales, and national delivery of online courses, The Management Edge is both large enough to offer a wide range of industry-connected courses and small enough to provide the individual support, high quality, and flexibility students need to succeed. Students can choose from a range of specialised management, leadership and business courses, from Certificate IV to Advanced Diploma-level courses. Commonwealth and state government funding is available for eligible students in these courses, to make career development quicker and easier.

    The Management Edge understands adult learners.

    With expert trainers teaching from industry experience, and a flexible and supportive learning environment, The Management Edge offers quality study options to advance your career without interrupting your life.

    Offering specialised workplace-based learning and the opportunity to build professional networks through study, The Management Edge ensures your time spend studying builds your career opportunities.

    For real-world leadership experience and the confidence to succeed, consider the opportunity offered by a nationally recognised The Management Edge qualification.

  • Campus locations

    This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building) from The Management Edge.

    This course will equip you with the foundation skills, knowledge and practical experience required to seek work in small to medium-sized building and construction companies, or take on more or more senior responsibilities in your existing role.

    With this qualification, you'll be able to seek work as a builder, site supervisor or construction manager. You'll complete this course with the practical skills, managerial insights and confidence required to work safely, accurately and effectively on building and construction sites.

  • Career Outcomes

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

  • Let's talk price

    The fee for this course is $8,000.

    State or federal government funding may be available for eligible students. Enquire now for more information.

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