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CPC50220 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Building & Construction

Course Description

This course is designed to meet the needs of people working in the building industry whose intention is to work as a Site Supervisor/Manager or want to become a Registered Building Practitioner.

It is specifically designed for learners from a trades background who have already completed the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (CPC40110), and who can demonstrate the commitment to taking another step in their career pathway. It requires learners to be actively engaged in the construction industry so they can demonstrate the practical aspects of the course in their worksites.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

27 units of competency:

24 core units of competency

3 elective units of competency.

24 Core Units of Competency 3 Elective Units of Competency
BSBOPS504 – Manage business risk

BSBWHS513 – Lead WHS risk management

CPCCBC4001 – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings

CPCCBC4003 – Select, prepare and administer a construction contract

CPCCBC4004 – Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4005 – Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

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

CPCCBC4013 – Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

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

CPCCBC5001 – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction

CPCCBC5002 – Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects

CPCCBC5003 – Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work

CPCCBC5005 – Select and manage building and construction contractors

CPCCBC5007 – Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor

CPCCBC5010 – Manage construction work

CPCCBC5011 – Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

CPCCBC5013 – Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

CPCCBC5018 – Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys

CPCCBC5019 – Manage building and construction business finances

BSBPMG532 – Manage project quality

CPCCBC5004 – Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

CPCCBC5009 – Identify services layout and connection methods for Type C and B construction


Course Duration & Mode of Delivery

CTC offers this qualification by either RPL or by Training and assessment.

Enrolment is valid for two years.

Typically, RPL’s take 3 months but can be longer.  Those undertaking a training and assessment program typically take 24 months to complete the course.


Both pathways make use of our Online Learning Management system as a source of documentation.

Both RPL and Training and Assessment require face to face interaction, with training and assessment requiring two days of face to face classroom attendance per week.

Participants must be working in the industry and have the support of their employer.

Commencement Date

Please contact our office to obtain our course commencement dates.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Recognition is available to all learners of the RTO. An application for Recognition can be made on the Application for Recognition Form.

Refund Policy and Deferments

Please refer to our Student Handbook for full details

Study Pathways

Learners who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:
CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) Or any other relevant qualification

Employment Opportunities

This qualification has employability skills. Participants may find employment in construction roles in businesses and other industries requiring building and construction qualification.

Entry Requirements

  • be aged 18 years or over
  • be an existing worker in a building supervision role
  • have the support of their supervisor and employer
  • hold a minimum of a Higher School Certificate (or equivalent)
  • able to commit to the course duration and time commitment
  • Have already attained a “Whitecard”
  • Satisfactorily completed our Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment
  • Have a completed workplace support agreement, which confirms the resources required for training and assessment will be made available to the student.


Additional Requirements

Students will need to have an internet capable laptop.

RPL Students will need this to access and potentially submit their RPL evidence

Training and Assessment Students will need this to access the learning and assessment material both in class and at home.

Course Fee

Contact our office for the current course fees for RPL and Training and Assessment

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