Course Description

Take the next step in your building career. Turn your existing skills and experience into a CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification along your pathway to a Builder's licence. This course will teach you the necessary skills to manage a small building and construction business.


  • You could complete the course in just over 7 months
  • Learn from our industry professional trainers
  • Minimise impact on the working week with classes scheduled on weekends
  • Meet relevant industry and licensing requirements - See Fair Trading NSW licensing criteria

Please note: The price that appears on this course webpage refers to an enrolment fee of $1,000.00 which is required to be paid prior to course commencement. A fee schedule will also be provided to indicate the total cost of fees for payment throughout the course.

A general guide to fees for this course is as follows:

If you do not hold a previous qualification from $2,440.00*^
If you do hold a previous qualification from $2,850.00*^
The full fee for service Member:  $3,950.00^
  Non-Member: $4,250.00^

*This training may be subsidised by NSW Government subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria apply.

^Inclusive of enrolment fee.


$1,000.00 Members $1,000.00 Non Members


MBA - Wollongong
Level 4, Unit 3, 2 Coombe Street
Wollongong, NSW 2500



Our classroom training and assessment course will only take up to 10 weekends over a 7-month period.


Check our course class schedules for starting dates.


To enrol in this course you must have the following entry requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in building and construction within the last 10 years
  • Minimum of 1-year supervisory experience in the building and construction industry
  • Valid White Card (general construction induction card)
  • Hold a current Contractor’s Licence OR provide details of 2 qualified/licensed referees within building to confirm your work history/experience who have worked with you for 12 months or more (Referees must be a currently licenced builder, construction manager or site foreman)
  • Answer at least 65% of the technical industry questions correctly during your application process
  • You are currently working on active construction projects


For full units of competency see the course information guide. Here is a brief overview of the assessments that will take place:  

  • Residential Site Safety  
  • Plans, Specification, Codes & Standards      
  • Site Surveying and Setting Out        
  • Structures and Material Handling      
  • Builders Quantities and Estimating
  • Managing Finance  
  • Contract Management and Administration
  • Knowledge testing and practical observations  
  • Written project-based tasks


Upon successful completion a nationally accredited CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification. Project Management and supervisory career outcomes. Pathway to a Builder's licence. For licensing contact Fair Trading NSW.