Jump off the tools and transform your career with the CPC50220 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.
The superseded CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction is in transition until November 2022.
The Diploma is the qualification required to obtain a building licence in a number of states, including:
- ACT – B Class building licence
- NSW – Trade-qualified building licence
- TAS – Builder Medium-rise
- QLD – Builder Medium-rise
- VIC – Domestic Builder (Unlimited)
- WA – Building practitioner licence
Please check other requirements with the licensing body as these change from time to time.
Funding is available for this qualification in the following states:
- ACT – Apprenticeship
- NSW – Smart and Skilled (Training Priority and Apprenticeship)
- QLD – Construction Skills Queensland
- Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers – nationally
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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+.
Course Fees and Funding
$9,150 online & RPL
Fees are GST exempt
Successful completion of the qualification within the course duration period, a completion rebate of $500 will be paid.
This qualification has NSW Smart and Skilled funding available.
This qualification has Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers funding available – more information is here https://skillscheck.com.au/skills-checkpoint-online-application/
If you live or work in the ACT you may also be eligible for funded training. A tuition fee of $350 applies for ACT User Choice enrolments in this qualification.
Funding for this qualification may be available under the Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) arrangement. Check our funding page here for details.
Support and Delivery
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) – Assessment only, assessing evidence of existing skills and knowledge against the competency standards.
- 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.
|Unit code||Unit Title|
|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 medium rise building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC5003||Supervise the planning of on-site building or 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 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|
|BSBWHS513||Lead WHS risk management|
|Unit code||Unit Title|
|CPCCBC5004||Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials|
|CPCCBC5006||Apply site surveys and set out procedures to building projects up to 3 storeys|
|CPCCBC5009||identify service layout and connection methods for Type C and B constructions|
- Project administration and co-ordination officers
- Construction Managers
- Project Managers
- Construction Superintendants
Career and Salary
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.
Expected level of student skills: It is expected students have a level of digital literacy to access information, communicate and complete training and assessment activities using a computer/tablet and our online learning platform. Students will be required to complete a number of tasks independently, and to have the skills to manage their own time and study. Students are expected to be able to research and analyse information, and to apply knowledge to real world situations.
Students will be required to independently read and understand a range of different documents including organisation policies, plans, guidelines & procedures, external documentation (may include codes, policies and articles), handbooks, instruction guides (and where applicable drawing and plans). Students are also required to develop written documentation, including risk assessments, action plans, logs, reports.
A key skill for this program is the ability to effectively communicate with others in English.
Technology requirements: Students should be able to access and use computer/tablet device with word processing software, internet browser, email account and webcam/microphone and speakers (or headset). An internet connection is also required.
- 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.