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Gain skills in estimating and quantity surveying

You will gain skills in tendering, planning, quantity surveying and scheduling construction technology. You will also gain knowledge about building codes, standards and structural principles relating to low-rise residential and commercial buildings. Course details

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Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge, External

Key dates and info


Blended: up to 6 months per unit / Self-paced
Online: up to 6 months per unit / Self-paced
Part time: up to 6 months per unit

Course details


  • Full Fee $6,060 - $6,180

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

Acacia Ridge Any time Part time Classroom
Bracken Ridge Any time Part time Classroom
External Any time Self-paced Online
Any time Self-paced Blended

Entry requirements

Year 10 or equivalent recommended. It is highly desirable that students undertaking this qualification are currently employed in the construction industry and have a trade outcome or equivalent.


Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Study from any location

Resources required

Students will require a computer and a valid email address to access the online learning resources.


Online: This course is also delivered in a self-paced, online mode. No classroom time is required. 
Students may enrol in up to 2 units at a time and have a maximum of six months to complete each unit.

Face to Face classroom time is delivered at Acacia Ridge and Bracken ridge Training Centres.

Important Information

Further study:

  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
  • CPC50308 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Students should contact the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) to check their requirements for licensing.


The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete all units from the list below.

Blended Delivery, Face To Face and Online Delivery
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects Mandatory Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions Mandatory Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects Mandatory Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering Mandatory Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work Elective Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications Mandatory Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract Elective Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract Elective Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects Elective Face to Face AR and BR
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions Mandatory Face to Face AR and BR
Online Distance Delivery Only
BSBPMG407A Apply risk management techniques Mandatory Online only
BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness Elective Online only
CPCCBC4020A Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures Elective Online only
CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings Elective Online only
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation Mandatory Online only


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

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No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1800 654 447. We're here to help.

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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.


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.


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.


On successful completion of this course you receive a CPC40308 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating) qualification.

Job prospects

  • Building Estimator
  • Building Scheduler

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!


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 19 April 2018

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