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NSW Building Licence Course

Gain the formal qualifications you need to register for your NSW Building Licence. With two qualifications in one course, it’s never been easier to transform your career.

Overview

Work towards becoming a registered builder with our specially designed NSW Building Licence course.

Looking to become a licenced builder in New South Wales? NSW Fair Trading requires you to have a large amount of skills, knowledge and experience to apply for a building licence, including:

2 years of relevant industry experience
Certificate IV in Building and Construction
PLUS one additional qualification, such as the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
To help you tick the boxes, we’ve combined two qualifications into one course: Certificate IV Building and Construction (Building) and Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

Delivered by Transformed’s team of experienced facilitators, coaches and assessors, this course is tailored to give you the skills and practical knowledge you need for a licence. Best of all, the course is delivered online, so you can study where you want, when you want.

Learning Outcomes

This course meets the education requirements for registration as a licensed builder in NSW. On successful completion, you will receive a both the Certificate IV Building and Construction (Building) and the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), which can be used to apply for a NSW Building Licence.

Check your eligibility for a NSW Building Licence before you enrol. As there may be extra requirements to register, completion of this program does not guarantee you can obtain a NSW Building Licence. For details, visit NSW Fair Trading.

Course Fees and Funding

$7,290 for RPL
$7,770 for Distance / RPL blend
Fees are GST exempt

Delivery and Support

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 course:

  1. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) – Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience in a building and construction environment. Transformed will provide participants seeking RPL a detailed RPL kit to assist them in preparing their evidence for assessment.
  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.

Course Structure

Complete 16 units from the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) and 18 units from the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

Modules from Certificate IV Building (Building)

CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes.
CPCCBC4017A Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project

 

Modules from Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

 CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
 CPCCBC4003A  Select and prepare a construction contract
 CPCCBC4004A  Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
 CPCCBC4010B  Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work
CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management
BSBPMG505A Manage project qualityBSBPMG508A Manage project risk
BSBPMG508A Manage project risk
CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007A Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract
CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods in medium rise construction projects.
Course Duration

Self-paced study over 12 months.

Student Profile

This course is especially designed to meet the needs of builders wanting to apply for their NSW Building Licence.

Check your eligibility for a NSW Building Licence before you enrol. Completion of this course does not guarantee that an individual can obtain a licence.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, to help you obtain your licence, we recommend that you have at least 2 years of experience in the building and construction industry, as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards.

Assessment
  • Completion of assessment tasks

Assessment is against the competency standards within the Construction Training Package (CPC08). Expect to spend about 200 hours on assessment tasks.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Skilled on the construction site, but not qualified? Use your experience to get a head-start on your registration.

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

Further Study Options
Download PDF

Download the course pdf here.

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.