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CPC40110 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Take your construction career up a level with our CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction. Learn the skills and knowledge to get ahead as a site foreman or supervisor. Earn the qualification you need to register as a licensed builder. Transformed’s online course is designed with the flexibility to help you transform your career – no matter how busy you are.

 

Overview

Learn the skills to work as a builder, construction manager or foreman with Transformed’s CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction.

This nationally recognised qualification is designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to boost your career, with all the flexibility of online learning. Study anywhere, anytime with easy access to our training resources and tutors.

With the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), you learn best practice theory with practical examples of workplace application. Our experienced trainers will teach you how to prepare building sketches and drawings, read plans, apply building codes and standards, produce material schedules and costings, and more. All the specialist skills and knowledge you need to become a residential builder or start your career in construction.

Got some experience in a building environment? Get a head-start on your Cert IV Building and Construction with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Are you an organisation looking to upskill your employees in construction management? Talk to us about our face-to-face training for groups of 8+.

Learning Outcomes

The Cert IV Building and Construction is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client.

The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory.

At completion of the course, potential career outcomes include builder, construction manager, and foreman.

Course Fees and Funding

$3,750 for RPL
$4,125 for Distance / RPL blend
Fees are GST exempt

If you live or work in the ACT you may be eligible for funded training. This qualification is subsidised through NSW Smart and Skilled funding.
Check our funding page for more details.

Funding for this qualification may be available under the Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) arrangement

Support and Delivery

Take advantage of our flexible training and assessment options to easily fit your study around your work and personal life. Transformed offers two flexible learning pathways for the Cert IV Building and Construction:

  1. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) – Assessment only, assessing evidence of existing skills and knowledge against the competency standards.
  2. Online Learning – The learning environment provides access to study guides, assessment materials & submission links and online support from your assessor
    Our Transformed team will support you every step of the way through training literature, videos and assessor contact.

Talk to our team about the right course delivery for you.
Are you looking to upskill your employees?

Talk to us about face-to-face delivery available within organisations for groups of 8 or more.

Course Structure

Complete 16 subjects (13 core and 3 electives)

Core Units

Unit code Unit Title Available by RPL Available by Distance
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects Y Y
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace Y Y
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract Y Y
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects Y Y
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering Y Y
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects Y Y
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work Y Y
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects Y Y
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects Y Y
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions Y Y
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions Y Y
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications Y Y
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances Y Y

 

Elective Units

Unit code Unit Title Available by RPL Available by Distance
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation Y Y
CPCCBC4015A Prepare specifications for all construction works Y Y
CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract Y Y
CPCCBC4017A Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project Y Y
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects Y Y
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes Y Y
CPCCBC4026A Arrange building applications and approvals Y Y
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work Y Y

Learn more about these competencies

Course Length

18 months – distance learning (self-paced)
12 months – recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Student Profile

This course is especially designed to meet the needs of builders, including contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory:

  • Project administration and co-ordination officers
  • Construction Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Construction Superintendants
  • Builders
Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements for this course, however it’s recommended that you have experience in the building and construction industry, as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards.

Assessment
  • Self-assessment
  • Third-party assessment
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Assessment for the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is against the competency standards within the Construction Training Package (CPC08). Expect to spend about 60 hours on assessment tasks.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Skilled on the construction site, but not qualified? Use your existing skills to get a head-start on your Certificate IV.

Talk to our team to find out if you are eligible for RPL or complete our quick self-assessment survey.

Take our self assessment survey

Are you interested in finding out if you have options for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a qualification?

Do you have some work experience or have been in the workforce for a number of years but not sure how you can apply your existing knowledge to achieving a qualification?

Our self assessment survey will give you more information for what your self paced learning pathway looks like based onyour work and life experience – ie do you have options for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or is a distance package best for you – or a blend of both.

The survey is free and it takes just 10 mins to complete and within 24 hours you will have a response from a Transformed team member with your recommended learning pathway as well as the fee to complete and the next steps should you wish to enrol. We have payment plans to suit all budgets.

It’s that easy – click on the orange button to take a survey for the qualification you are interested in NOW.