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CPC50210 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Jump off the tools and transform your career with the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). Learn the real-world skills and knowledge to plan, manage, supervise and complete the construction of medium rise buildings.

Contact our Education Advisor to find out if this course is for you


This nationally-recognised CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction is ideal for project managers and construction managers ready to tackle bigger challenges. Learn the real-world skills and knowledge to plan, manage, supervise and complete the construction of medium rise buildings.

Learn how to apply building codes and standards to job sites. Prepare contracts and cost estimates. Gain the skills to manage subcontractors. This Diploma will give you all the knowledge you need to manage medium-rise construction projects from start to finish.

Enjoy the flexible learning options this course offers. Study at your own pace through online learning and easily fit your study around your work and personal life. Got experience on a construction site? Fast-track your qualification with Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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

Learning Outcomes

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers within building and construction firms.

Course Fees and Funding

$7,150 online & RPL
Fees are GST exempt

This qualification has NSW Smart and Skilled funding available. If you live or work in the ACT you may also be eligible for funded training. Check our funding page for 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, designed for busy people. Transformed offers two flexible learning pathways:

  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 18 subjects (13 core and 5 electives)

Course Length

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

Core Units
Unit codeUnit TitleAvailable by RPLAvailable by Distance
CPCCBC4001AApply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projectsYY
CPCCBC4003ASelect and prepare a construction contractYY
CPCCBC4004AIdentify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projectsYY
CPCCBC4010BApply structural principles to residential low rise constructionsYY
CPCCBC4013APrepare and evaluate tender documentationYY
CPCCBC5001BApply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projectsYY
CPCCBC5002AMonitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projectsYY
CPCCBC5003ASupervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction workYY
CPCCBC5010BManage construction workYY
CPCCBC5018AApply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildingsYY
BSBOHS504BApply principles of OHS risk management.YY
BSBPMG505AManage project qualityYY
BSBPMG508AManage project riskYY

Elective Units

Choose your elective units with :

  • Minimum of 3 units from Group A units
  • Maximum of 2 further units from Group B
  • 1 unit may be from Diploma level in CPC08 or another endorsed training package, provided that the industry context of the qualification is maintained
  • 2 units may be from a Certificate IV in CPC08
  • 1 unit may be from any Advanced Diploma in CPC08

Group A

Unit codeUnit TitleAvailable by RPLAvailable by Distance
CPCCBC5004ASupervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materialsYN
CPCCBC5005ASelect and manage building and construction contractorsYY
CPCBC5006BApply site surveys and set out procedures to medium rise building projectsYN
CPCCBC5007BAdminister the legal obligations of a building or construction contractYY
CPCCBC5009Aidentify service layout and connection methods in medium rise construction projectsYN
CPCSUS5001ADevelop workplace policies and procedures for sustainabilityYY

Group B

Unit codeUnit TitleAvailable by RPLAvailable by Distance
CPCCBC4005AProduce labour and materials for orderingYY
CPCCBC4006BSelect, procure and store construction materials for low rise projectsYY
CPCCBC4011BApply structural principles to commercial low rise constructionsYY
CPCCBC4012BRead and interpret plans and specificationsYY
CPCCBC4018AApply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projectsYY
CPCCOHS1001AWork safely in the construction industryYN

Learn more about these competencies

Student Profile

This course is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client:

  • Project administration and co-ordination officers
  • Construction Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Construction Superintendants
  • Builders
Career and Salary

Construction Project Manager



Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, however we recommend you have experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards.

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

Assessment for the Diploma 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 in construction management, but not qualified? Use your existing skills to get a head-start on your Diploma.

Talk to our team to find out if you are eligible for RPL.

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.

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