Course Description

Develop your business management skills and technical knowledge in the building and construction industry with this Diploma course. Together with the practical on the job skills, you will be equipped with an advanced level of knowledge to manage a team within residential or commercial small to medium-sized projects. With the successful completion of the Diploma, this is a tertiary education pathway that could earn you 1 year of full-time study in credit towards your Bachelor of Construction Management at participating universities. You could be on the pathway to a building licence. For licensing contact Fair Trading NSW.


•    You choose where and when to study 
•    You schedule your studies to fit in with your work and life commitments 
•    Participate in training at your own pace
•    Save time commuting to classes
•    No time off the job to attend classes
•    Enrol and start anytime


This course may be subsidised by the NSW Government through the Smart and Skilled initiative. If you are eligible for the government subsidy, your student fee will be determined by the NSW Government.
Smart and Skilled fees are subject to funding availability. A quote of applicable fees and funding will be provided prior to enrolment.
A general guide to fees for this qualification pathway is as follows:

Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

Master Builders Member Rate


Non-Member Rate


NSW Government Smart and Skilled Subsidy Indicative Pricing

If you do not hold a previous qualification


If you do hold a previous qualification


Student fees may decrease if you are awarded Credit or Recognition of Prior Learning in any unit/s of competency and are no longer required to undertake classroom or distance-based training and assessment for these unit/s of competency.

Fees are invoiced under the following payment structure:

Invoice Stage


Invoice Issued



On enrolment



Week preceding stage 1 of class schedule


Remaining value (not exceeding total course value)

Week preceding stage 2 of class schedule

Please note, relevant fees must be paid in full prior to progressing from one stage to the next. All participant fees are GST exempt.

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According to the Standards for RTOs 2015, at no stage will Master Builders charge more than $1,500 in advance of services being provided.



$1,500.00 Members $1,500.00 Non Members


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The online course is beneficial for many who are busy with work and life commitments. If you live far away from any of the Master Builders education centres, the online course can also be a great option. All assessments are to be completed and submitted online through this course. The online course also allows students to complete some subjects in class and online (mixed study mode).


To be completed within 12 months. Enrol and start at any time.


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

  • Successfully completed CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or CPC40108 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
  • Minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in Building and Construction Management, 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 and Construction Management 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 subjects covered in the course:      

  • WHS & Risk Management
  • Standards Codes and Identifying Services for medium-rise buildings
  • Building Construction Management    
  • Manage and supervise planning and teams
  • Contracts and Disputes Management
  • Structural Applications
  • Project cost control and Manage project quality                 
  • Knowledge testing and practical observations   


Upon successful completion a nationally recognised Diploma qualification. Pathway to a Bachelor Degree. Middle Management career outcomes. Pathway to a Builder licence. For licensing contact Fair Trading NSW.