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  • CPC50210

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

At a glance

At a glance

Advance your building and construction management career with this technical qualification. This course meets the technical requirements for a Builder Low or Medium Rise licence in Queensland.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Construction Contract Manager
  • Builder
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Site Supervisor
COURSE OUTCOME

CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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Course overview

Course overview

Take the next step to successful management of a residential, commercial or industrial building business with this technical qualification. Complete this course so you can apply for a Builder - Low Rise or Builder - Medium Rise licence.

In the building and construction industry, there is high demand for people with advanced technical skills. This translates to predicted job openings of over 50,000 in the next five years across Australia for people with advanced building and construction skills.

This course will teach you building and construction theory and practices related to low and medium-rise buildings. You will extend your knowledge to building surveying, job supervision and safety management. Our industry-expert teachers will help you develop project management skills in contract administration, project planning and costing, and resource and financial management.

Successful completion of this qualification meets the requirements for both a Builder - Medium Rise and Builder - Low Rise licence and will equip you with the skills you need to successfully manage a construction business for residential, commercial or industrial buildings.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBOHS504B
Apply principles of OHS risk management
BSBPMG505A
Manage project quality
BSBPMG508A
Manage project risk
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

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Gold Coast
CPCCBC5004A
Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC4012B
Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC5005A
Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5009A
Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
CPCCBC4016A
Administer a construction contract
Other locations
CPCCBC4012B
Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC5004A
Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC5005A
Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5009A
Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
CPCCBC4016A
Administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4018A
Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC5006B
Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $10,150 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

It is highly recommended that you have:-

  • completed Year 12 or equivalent or are of mature age; and 
  • have sound literacy and numeracy skills

Resources required

Students are required to bring pens, a notepad, scientific calculator and a USB memory stick or hard drive. 

Textbooks and supplies are not included in the cost of the course.  A book list, material list and timetable will be distributed at Orientation.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland