Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Estimator)

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College for Adult Learning
  • Awarded by

    College for Adult Learning (RTO: 22228)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Full-time: approx. 10 months; Part-time: approx. 12-14 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime - start anytime!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Project Support Officer | Estimator | Construction Planner | Construction Coordinator | 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 CPC40320 Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Estimator) from College for Adult Learning will develop your construction estimating skills to give you the ability to successfully step into a construction estimator role. You'll develop key skills to accurately identify quantities and estimate costs for construction projects from materials to labour and other resources.

    By taking this course, you'll also learn essential project management and scheduling skills to ensure you can manage competing deadlines and resourcing needs while maintaining quality standards, and complying with building codes and regulations.

    You'll learn how to:

    • Identify project costs and produce schedules for ordering
    • Understand and interpret information from sites specifications and manage the application of building codes
    • Establish a workplace safety plan to keep crews and subcontractors safe
    • Estimate labour and material required for projects to ensure they can be completed successfully.
  • What You'll Need to Get In

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this course, subjects you may study include:

    • BSBPMG426 - Apply project risk management techniques
    • CPCCBC4001 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
    • CPCCBC4053 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings
    • CPCCBC4003 - Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
    • CPCCBC4012 - Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CPCCBC4014 - Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
    • CPCCBC4004 - Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
    • CPCCBC4005 - Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
    • CPCCBC4010* - Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
    • CPCCBC4013 - Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
    • CPCCBC4009 - Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
    • CPCCBC4031 Process client requirements
    • CPCCBC4007 Plan building or construction work
    • CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
    • CPCCBC4021 Minimise waste on the building and construction site
  • Why College for Adult Learning?

    From building and construction to HR, business management, logistics and more – the College for Adult Learning (CAL) can get you qualified in it all!

    The friendly and experienced team at CAL will take the time to understand your existing skills and set you on a learning path that is tailored specifically for you, helping you to achieve your goals faster. All courses are designed in house with one purpose in mind, your success!

    Get the right skills, build your confidence and turn theory into practice when you study with The College for Adult Learning.

    Feel like you’re truly cared for at the College for Adult Learning! Here, their friendly team will tailor their support services to cater to YOUR needs. Be teamed with a Student Success Advisor who will work closely with you to help get you the best outcomes.

    Recent HR graduate Fiona states “I know that if I need support it was available ...the feedback was incredible, very attentive! She spent a lot of time taking me through things that I may have missed.”

    When you study with CAL, you’ll be supported by our Real Outcomes Guarantee, ensuring you get real-world results from your studies - not just a piece of paper.

    CAL promise to give you all the resources we can to help you achieve your goal, whether that’s to upskill, refocus your career, or get that promotion.

  • Where will this course take you?

    When you graduate, you'll receive a CPC40320 Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Estimator) from College for Adult Learning.

    You'll develop the skills to step in to a role as a construction estimator.

  • 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

    Full fee is $5,495.

    Pay upfront and save 10% on the full course fee, or pay $75 per week on a flexible payment plan.

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