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So you've always dreamed of making people's wishes come true by building them the home of their dreams? Well now you can make that dream a reality! But first you'll need your Certificate IV in Building and Construction.

This course is designed for builders and managers wanting to gain the technical qualifications to apply for a Builder – Low Rise Licence.  It covers the building construction theory and practices relating to low-rise buildings, and provides the knowledge and managerial skills required to manage a successful residential building business. Detailed information on the Builder – Low Rise Licence can be found on the Queensland Building and Construction Commission website.

Take your building business to the next level by completing this qualification with TAFE Queensland. This course is perfect for builders or owners of small to medium-sized building businesses.

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

As the demand for more technical skills emerges in the construction industry, people with higher level qualifications will be in demand. Job openings for this type of work are predicted to be between 25,000 and 50,000 in the next five years across Australia.

In this course you'll learn how to plan building construction work, apply structural principles and supervise on-site construction. You'll learn how to apply building codes, and meet standards and legal requirements to maintain industry quality. You'll also gain business skills such as how to manage contracts and small business finances.

Successful completion of this qualification will allow you to apply for a Builder - Low Rise licence and set you up to successfully manage a residential building business. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge, External

Key dates and info

DURATION

Blended: Self-paced
Online: Self-paced
Part time: 10 months / up to 4 nights per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $6,464 - $6,592
  • Subsidised $2,299 - $2,432
  • Concession $1,406 - $1,536

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Acacia Ridge 29 Jan 2018 Part time / up to 4 nights per week Classroom
Bracken Ridge 29 Jan 2018 Part time / up to 4 nights per week Classroom
External Any time Online
Any time Blended

Entry requirements

Completion of Year 10 English and Mathematics is recommended and/or relevant building industry experience.

Location/s

Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

External
Study from any location

Resources required

Materials list:

  • closed in shoes
  • notebook
  • pen
  • pencil (2B)

To study online, you must have a computer with internet access to download study materials.

Timetable

Acacia Ridge: part time, night classes 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm, up to four nights a week. 

CPCCBC4008B 30/01/2018 - 20/03/2018
CPCCBC4003A 31/01/2018 - 28/02/2018 
BSBSMB406A  29/01/2018 - 26/03/2018
CPCCBC4018A 04/05/2018 - 14/05/2018 
CPCCBC4016A 07/03/2018 - 14/03/2018 
CPCCBC4012B 22/05/2018 - 26/06/2018 
CPCCBC4005A 10/04/2018 - 15/05/2018
CPCCBC4002A 21/03/2018 - 09/05/2018
CPCCBC4010B 01/02/2018 - 28/06/2018
CPCCBC4011B 09/04/2018 - 25/06/2018
CPCCBC4009A 16/05/2018 - 27/06/2018  

Bracken Ridge: part time, night classes 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm, up to four nights a week. 

CPC CBC4008B 29/01/2018 - 12/03/2018
CPC CBC4003A 01/02/2018 - 01/03/2018
CPCCBC4012B 14/05/2018 - 25/06/2018 
CPCCBC4018A 23/02/2018 - 05/03/2018  
CPCCBC4016A 08/03/2018 - 15/03/2018 
CPCCBC4005A 19/03/2018 - 30/04/2018
CPCCBC4002A 22/03/2018 - 03/05/2018 
BSB SMB406A  30/01/2018 - 27/03/2018
CPCCBC4009A 10/05/2018 - 28/06/2018
CPCCBC4010B 31/01/2018 - 27/06/2018
CPCCBC4011B 10/04/2018 - 26/06/2018

External:  This course is also delivered in a self-paced, online mode. No classroom time is required, however CPCCBC4018A does require attendance at Two Field days held at Eagle Farm Training Centre.  Students may enrol in up to two units at a time and have a maximum of six months to complete each unit.

BSBSMB406A    03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018   
BSBWOR402A   03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018   
CPCCBC4001A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018  
CPCCBC4002A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018 
CPCCBC4003A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018   
CPCCBC4004A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018   
CPCCBC4005A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018  
CPCCBC4006B  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018  
CPCCBC4007A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018  
CPCCBC4008B  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018 
CPCCBC4009B  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018  
CPCCBC4010B  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018   
CPCCBC4011B  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018  
CPCCBC4012B  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018   
CPCCBC4013A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018   
CPCCBC4014A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018  
CPCCBC4016A  03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018 
BSBSMB401      03/07/2017 - 22/06/2018

CPCCBC4018A (Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects) does require Face to Face attendance and two field days held at Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge and Eagle Farm Training Centres.

Important Information

Further study:

  • CPC40308 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating)
  • CPC50308 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

CPCCBC4018A (Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects) does require Face two Face attendance at Two Field days held at Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge and Eagle Farm training centres.

Units

The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete 13 Mandatory and 3 Elective units from the list below.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Online students can enrol at anytime.  Refer below to the recommended order of study and suggested electives.   Alternative electives are also shown.  Please be advised that CPCCBC4003 is a prerequisite for CPCCBC4016.  (Note:- BSBSMB401 is the required unit to meet the business qualification for a QBCC trade contractor license)

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business Elective
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications Mandatory
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace Mandatory
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions Mandatory
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions Mandatory
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract Mandatory
CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract Elective
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work Mandatory
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering Mandatory
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects Mandatory
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances Mandatory
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation Elective
CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings Elective
Alternative electives available listed below
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness Elective
CPCCBC4020A Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures Elective
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects Elective
Face to Face - Please refer to timetable under course details tab
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances Mandatory
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace Mandatory
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract Mandatory
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering Mandatory
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work Mandatory
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects Mandatory
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions Mandatory
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions Mandatory
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications Mandatory
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation Elective
CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract Elective
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects Elective
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business Elective

Disclaimer

For a full description of this course visit the National Training Information Website.

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding may be available for the part time, one day workshop.  Please call 1800 654 447 to check eligibility.

Wanting to change careers and hold a Certificate III in the Construction trade as well as a Certificate IV or higher qualification?

Contact our Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447 to find out more as places are limited.

$6,464 - $6,592

FULL FEE

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$2,299 - $2,432

SUBSIDISED

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$1,406 - $1,536

CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course for students who do not qualify for a subsidy, or the course does not receive any subsidy.

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.



Higher Level Skills Subsidy

The Higher Level Skills subsidy is a one-off subsidy that offsets the cost of an eligible Certificate IV or higher courses.

You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:

  • are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • live in Queensland full time or intend to live in Queensland for the next 6 months
  • are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.

For some courses, you may also be required to hold a certificate 3 in a relevant industry field.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you meet the eligibility requirements under the subsided costing and:

  • hold or are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • have a disability.

You will need to provide evidence at the time of enrolment.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

On successful completion of this course you receive a CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification.

Job prospects

  • Builder
  • Site Supervisor
  • Project Administrator
  • Contract Administrator
  • Site Manager
  • Construction Manager

Enrol now

Enrol now, if you:

  • meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked the important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked the course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

To assist students with their career and educational goals, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers a range of support services, including Literacy, Numeracy, Tutorials & in-class support. If you would like further information or to make an appointment please phone 1800 782 000.

All done? Call 1800 654 447 to enrol today!

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Got the skills? Get Recognised! Our RPL Assessors can assess and recognise your experience, skills and knowledge, against your desired qualification. Meaning you can get the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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More info:
tafeskillstech.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning/

Disclaimer

Note: 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 enrolments.

Last updated on 22 November 2017

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