CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

  • Convert your years of experience into a nationally recognised qualification 
  • No time off site - fit your evidence gathering around your work and family commitments 
  • No need to attend classes
  • You could earn a qualification in as little as 3 months  
  • We service anywhere in NSW
  • We come to you! Our assessors come to your workplace to conduct the skills assessment
  • Unlock your earning potential 


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On successful completion of your assessment, you will be eligible to receive a CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).

Once your assessment has been successfully completed and has been passed through a Quality Assurance review, you should receive your certificate within 28 days. 



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Once you have completed your online quiz and your enrolment is confirmed, you will receive an RPL kit that will guide you through the on-site RPL process, starting with:

  • Demonstrating to us your knowledge by answering questions
  • Demonstrate your skills by gathering evidence of your industry experience (see Evidence section below for more information)
  • Determine the tasks that you do not have evidence of completing previously

What is the eligibility criteria for Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) RPL?

You must have:

  • You have more than five (5) years’ experience in the building and construction industry (experience must be within the last ten (10) years)
  • You have a minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience in the building and construction industry
  • You have a valid White Card (General Construction Induction card)
  • You hold a current Contractor’s Licence OR are able to provide the details of two (2) referees that have worked with you for 12 months or more and can confirm your work history/experience (Referees must be a current licenced builder, construction manager or site foreman)
  • You are able to answer at least 80% of the technical industry questions correctly during the application process
  • You are currently working on active construction projects


The evidence that you will need to gather for your Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) RPL program should include:

  • Video footage of your performing tasks on site
  • Time-lapse photos of you performing tasks on site
  • Certificates you have already gained 
  • Project management documentation

You will need to demonstrate your skills in the following on-site tasks:

  • Site Safety Inspection
  • Site Survey/Set out
  • Contract of Works
  • Dispute Resolution

What happens with the on-site assessment?

Once you have submitted your answers and the evidence you have gathered, one of our industry professional assessors will review them and will advise you if any additional evidence is required. 

When your evidence is complete, your assessor will organise a time to visit you on-site.

On-site, our assessor will:

  • Observe you working on current projects demonstrating your skills
  • Take notes of what they observe you demonstrating and assess your skill level
  • Work together with you to identify any gaps in your knowledge and skills and put a plan in place to fill those skills gaps

After all the evidence is gathered, the answers are marked, and you are observed and assessed on-site, your RPL process will be complete.


Master Builders has a contract with the NSW Government (Department of Industry) to offer and provide training and assessment programs under the government's Smart and Skilled program.

Eligibility and course availability criteria apply. To find out if you are eligible visit the Smart and Skilled NSW website. Master Builders learning consultants can also assist you with your enquiries.

How do I find out about becoming a licenced trade professional?

NSW Fair Trading provides all licensing for tradespeople who work in the building and construction industry of New South Wales.

Find out everything you need to know about becoming a licenced trade professional on the NSW Fair Trading website.