Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (VIC only)

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Builders Academy Australia
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    Builders Academy Australia

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront paymentVIC Skills First Funding

  • Duration

    52-62 weeks depending on your level of experience in the industry

  • Start Date

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  • Location

    VIC | Online

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Site Supervisor | Estimator | Foreperson | Building Manager | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    Ready to challenge yourself and learn how to run your own construction business? The CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), offered by Builders Academy Australia, is the course you need to take your career to the next level.

    Throughout this comprehensive course, you'll gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to help you manage and supervise construction work. From tender documentation and structural principles to cost estimations and hiring of contracts, you'll cover all the areas you need to excel in the next stage of your career.

    BAA offer two streams for this program, depending on your level of experience in the industry.

    Standard Stream: Part-time, two nights per week of facilitator-led classes for 62 weeks.

    *Total duration is typically between 66 to 70 weeks when taking into account holidays including Christmas shutdown.

    Experienced Stream: Part-time, two nights per week of facilitator-led classes for 52 weeks

    *Total duration is typically between 56 to 61 weeks when taking into account holidays including Christmas shutdown.

    You may require up to 8 hours per week outside of class times to complete additional learning and assessment activities, yet this will vary based on each learner.

    You'll emerge from the course knowing all the ins and outs of running a small- to medium-sized business, ready to oversee the the construction of commercial buildings and medium-rise residential projects. So why not enquire today? Your future is waiting!

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


  • What You'll Need to Get In

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

    • If entering the experienced stream, must be currently working in the building and construction industry with at least five years experience, or have already obtained a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40120); OR
    • If less than five years experience, must enter the less standard stream.
  • Subject Breakdown

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

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

      Core Units:

      • CPCCBC4003 - Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
      • CPCCBC4014 - Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
      • CPCCBC4012 - Read and interpret plans and specifications
      • CPCCBC4009 -Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
      • CPCCBC4005 - Product labour and material schedules for ordering
      • CPCCBC4004 - Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
      • 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
      • CPCCBC4010 - Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
      • CPCCBC5019 - Manage building and construction business finances
      • BSBOPS504 - Manage business risk
      • CPCCBC4013 - Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
      • CPCCBC5002 - Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
      • BSBWHS513 - Lead WHS risk management
      • CPCCBC5007 - Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
      • CPCCBC5001 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction proceeds for Type B construction 
      • CPCCBC5005 - Select and manage building and construction contractors
      • CPCCBC5013 - Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
      • CPCCBC5011 - Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
      • CPCCBC5018 - Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
      • CPCCBC4018 - Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
      • CPCCBC4008 - Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects

      Elective Units:

      • BSBOPS601 - Develop and implement business plans
      • CPCCBC5009 - Identify services layout and connection methods for Type C and B construction
      • CPCCBC5004 - Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials


  • 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?

    Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) from Builders Academy Australia.

    Graduates are prepared to pursue management/supervisory roles in the industry and/or start their own building business. Graduates may also use their qualification as part of their application to become a Licensed Builder with the Victorian Building Authority.

  • 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

    Builders Academy offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

    • Upfront by Credit Card, Cheque, Direct Deposit or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
    • Through a payment plan facilitated by Debit Success

    Eligible Victorian residents may be entitled to government funding.

    Enquire now to find out more!

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