Your pathway to a building licence could be quicker than you think!

You have the skills, you have the knowledge and you have the industry experience. Now all you need to do is be assessed!

On-site RPL is the pathway you need to the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) qualification. To find out about the building licence process in NSW, please visit Fair Trading NSW.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the process by which you can achieve a nationally recognised qualification, without the need to attend classes. You are assessed by providing us with evidence of the knowledge, skills and experience you already have. Our industry expert assessors come to your workplace to conduct the skills assessment.

With On-site RPL you can complete the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) in as little as 3 months. 

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COURSE FEES

Upon enrolment, an invoice is issued for $1,500. Please note this is not the full price of this course.

However, this table is a general guide to course fees for this qualification pathway. For more details about course fees including Smart and Skilled, please scroll further down the page.

NSW Government Smart and Skilled Subsidy Indicative Pricing

If you do not hold a previous qualification

from $2,530

If you do hold a previous qualification

from $2,840

Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

Master Builders Member Rate

$3,950

Non-Member Rate

$4,250

Price

$1,500.00 Members $1,500.00 Non Members

Location

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WHAT IS ON-SITE RPL?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the process by which you can achieve a nationally recognised qualification, without the need to attend classes. Simply follow our On-Site RPL kit and provide video and photographic evidence of the knowledge, skills and experience you have. Plus, our industry expert assessors come to your workplace to conduct the skills assessment, so there’s no time off-site.

HOW DOES THIS COURSE BENEFIT MY CAREER?

The CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) on-site RPL program is designed to enable potential builders and industry professionals to formally recognise their skills in business, their technical knowledge and managing building and construction projects. Before making any training decisions we recommend you find out everything you need to know about becoming a licenced Builder from NSW Fair Trading.

Career benefits:

  • Start and grow your building and construction business
  • Expand your business capabilities
  • Be on the pathway to a building licence
  • Manage building and construction businesses
  • Supervise and manage teams of people
  • Spend less time on the tools and focus on business

Occupations may include:

  • Construction project manager
  • Site supervisor
  • Contracts manager
  • Construction manager

The qualification has core units of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry. The industry requires general employability skills such as:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative and enterprise
  • Planning and organising
  • Self management
  • Technology
  • Learning

IS THIS TRAINING FOR ME?

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 five years 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)
  • Currently working on-site and access to tools of the trade
  • 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 
  • Answer at least 80% of the technical industry questions correctly during your application process 

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE?

This on-site RPL program is designed to be completed within 3 months.

THE BUILDING LICENCE QUALIFICATION PROCESS

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Our previously completed students who are on the pathway have success with licence applications by NSW Fair Trading. Before making any training decisions we recommend you find out everything you need to know about becoming a licenced builder from NSW Fair Trading.

Master Builders host Building Licence information sessions to provide more details. Please ask us for when the next session is scheduled.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MASTER BUILDERS?

Take your place in one of Australia’s largest industries, study with the Master Builders. Backed by the original Building and Construction Association, why would you choose anyone else for your qualification pathway to a building licence? Within our building community, you will be supported by our industry expert educators and our customer service team throughout your learning journey.

WHAT WILL I BE ASSESSED ON?

Here is a brief overview of the subjects you will be assessed on:

  • WHS & Risk Management
  • Standards Codes and Identifying
  • Services for medium-rise buildings
  • Building Construction Management
  • Manage and supervise planning and teams
  • Tenders and Contractual Obligations
  • Structural Applications
  • Project Cost Control and Manage project quality
  • Knowledge testing and practical observations
  • Preparation of your portfolio of evidence

Here is a list of the full units of competency in this course:

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UNITS OF COMPETENCY

CPCCBC4001A

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

CPCCBC4003A

Select and prepare a construction contract

CPCCBC4004A

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4010B

Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

CPCCBC4013A

Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

CPCCBC5001B

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

CPCCBC5002A

Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

CPCCBC5003A

Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

CPCCBC5010A

Manage construction work

CPCCBC5018A

Apply structural principles to the construction of medium-rise buildings

BSBOHS504B

Apply principles of OHS risk management

BSBPMG505A

Manage project quality

BSBPMG508A

Manage project risk

CPCCBC5005A

Select and manage building and construction contractors

CPCCBC5007B

Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract

CPCCBC4024A

Resolve business disputes

CPCCBC5004A

Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection building and construction materials

CPCCBC5009A

Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

HOW MUCH WILL THE COURSE FEES COST ME?

This course may be subsidised by the NSW Government 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 prices 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:

NSW Government Smart and Skilled Subsidy Indicative Pricing

If you do not hold a previous qualification

from $2,530

If you do hold a previous qualification

from $2,840

Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

Master Builders Member Rate

$3,950

Non-Member Rate

$4,250

*Student fees will increase if you are assessed as ‘not yet competent’ by Recognition of Prior Learning in any unit/s of competency and are required to undertake classroom or distance-based training and assessment. Fees may increase on a pro-rata basis per unit of competency to a maximum of $2,850.


Fees are invoiced under the following payment structure: 

Invoice Stage

Amount

Invoice Issued

Enrolment

$1,500

On enrolment

Commencement

Up to $1,500 (not exceeding total course value)

On release of online assessment

Progression

Remaining value (not exceeding total course value)

On receipt of knowledge questions and portfolio of evidence

You will not be permitted to move from one assessment stage to the next until the accompanying fees are paid in full. All participant fees are GST exempt. 
Visit www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au to learn more about the Smart and Skilled program. 

According to the Standards for RTOs 2015, at no stage will Master Builders charge more than $1,500.00 in advance of services being provided.

SMART AND SKILLED

The Smart and Skilled program provides subsidies from the NSW Government to support your training. Master Builders has a contract with the NSW Government (Department of Education) to offer subsidised 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. The Master Builders customer service team will also assist you with your enquiries.