Together with practical on the job skills, you will be equipped with an advanced level of knowledge to manage medium rise, residential and commercial construction projects.

Advance your career by developing the managerial skills you need to lead onsite operations whilst continuing to develop strong communication, organisational and budgeting skills.

This course covers building and construction theory based on Project Management principles and practices for medium-rise residential and commercial buildings, as well as providing specialised knowledge in structural applications, human resources, and contracts management. 

To find out about the building licence process in NSW, please visit Fair Trading NSW

 

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COURSE FEES

Are you eligible for fee-free training?

The NSW Government and Master Builders are committed to supporting the economic recovery of NSW from the COVID-19 Pandemic. For more information please scroll down to SKILLING FOR RECOVERY.

A general guide to fees for this qualification pathway is:

If you hold a previous CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification

Master Builders Member Rate

$3,950

Non-Member Rate

$4,250

If you do not hold a previous CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification*

Master Builders Member Rate

$5,815

Non-Member Rate

$6,240

*If you do not hold a CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification additional units of competency and fees apply.

Note: On enrolment, you will be invoiced for $1,500.00. This consists of a $1,000.00 non-refundable administration fee. For more information on fees and payments please scroll down to HOW MUCH WILL THE COURSE FEES COST ME?

Price

$1,500.00 Members $1,500.00 Non Members

Location

Enrol and Start Online this Month!


Date

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM?

Instead of rushing from work to class, you now have time to go home, settle in, grab a snack, then simply login to learn. Virtual classrooms are just like a real class except from the comfort of your own home.

Be supported by our industry expert educators and our customer service team throughout your learning journey.

All you need is your laptop/tablet/computer, a quiet place, and speakers or headphones. Once you login to learn you'll be connected to educators and colleagues, as well as having access to our learning resources, videos and more!

HOW DOES THIS COURSE BENEFIT MY CAREER?

The CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course is designed to enable potential builders and others in the industry to improve their business skills and technical knowledge so that they can successfully manage their building and construction business and 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:        

  • a minimum of three (3) years full-time (or equivalent) experience in the building and construction industry (experience must be within the last 10 years).
  • Recommended to have a minimum of six (6) months supervisory experience 
  • a valid White Card (General Construction Induction card)
  • hold a current Contractor’s Licence, industry qualification 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)
  • access to medium rise building and construction projects
  • able to answer at least 65% of the technical industry questions correctly during your application process.

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE?

  • This program is designed to be completed within 12 months.
  • The suggested commitment to studying is 5-8 hours per week.
  • The interactive online tutorials are scheduled as 2-hour sessions on weekday afternoons and evenings.

THE BUILDING LICENCE QUALIFICATION PROCESS

Qualification requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 when the next session is scheduled.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MASTER BUILDERS?

Take your place in one of Australia’s largest industries and study with the Master Builders. As the leading education provider in the building and construction industry, 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 LEARN?

Here is a brief overview of the subjects covered in the course:

  • WHS and Risk Management  
  • Standards Codes and Identifying Services - Building Codes and Standards
  • Standards Codes and Identifying Services - Quality Standards
  • Building Construction Management - Quality and Risk Management
  • Building Construction Management - Planning
  • Building Construction Management - Processes and Personnel
  • Tenders and Contractural Obligations
  • Structural Applications
  • Project Cost Control
  • Legal and Regulations 
  • Contracts and Disputes
  • Builders Quantities and Estimating
  • Structures

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

CODE

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

CORE/ELECTIVE

BSBOHS504B

Apply principles of OHS risk management

Core

CPCCBC5001B

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

Core

CPCCBC5009A

Identify services layout and connection methods to medium ride construction projects

Elective

CPCCBC5004A

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

Elective

BSBPMG505A

Manage project quality

Core

BSBPMG508A

Manage project risk

Core

CPCCBC5003A

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

Core

CPCCBC5005A

Select and manage building and construction contractors

Elective

CPCCBC5010B

Manage construction work

Core

CPCCBC4013A

Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

Core

CPCCBC5007B

Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract

Elective

CPCCBC5018A

Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Core

CPCCBC5002A

Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

Core

CPCCBC4001A

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

Core

CPCCBC4003A

Select and prepare a construction contract

Core

CPCCBC4024A

Resolve business disputes

Elective

CPCCBC4004A

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

Core

CPCCBC4010B

Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

Core

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:

Indicative Pricing for Diploma units only (where you can provide a transcript for Cert IV units listed)

Master Builders Member Rate

$3,950

Non-Member Rate

$4,250

Indicative Pricing for all units in the Diploma qualification (where you do not hold Cert IV units listed)

Master Builders Member Rate

$5,815

Non-Member Rate

$6,240

Fees are invoiced under the following payment structure: 

Invoice Stage

Amount

Invoice Issued

Enrolment

$1,500 (this includes a $1,000 non-refundable administration fee

On enrolment

Commencement

$1,500

When student submits assessments and/or attends tutorial sessions for at least two different subjects (stage 1)

Progression 1

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

When student submits assessments and/or attends tutorial sessions for at least six different subjects (stage 2)

Progression 2

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

When student submits assessments and/or attends tutorial sessions for at least nine different subjects (stage 3)

According to the Standards for RTOs 2015, at no stage will Master Builders charge more than $1,500 in advance of services being provided. Please note, relevant fees must be paid in full prior to progressing from one stage to the next. All participant fees are GST exempt. 
Visit www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au to learn more about the Smart and Skilled program. 

SKILLING FOR RECOVERY

Are you eligible for fee-free training?

The NSW Government and Master Builders are committed to supporting the economic recovery of NSW from the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Under the Skilling for Recovery program, Training Services NSW is providing fee-free* training places with Master Builders if you meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • aged 16 to 24 years old OR
  • Unemployed OR
  • At risk of unemployment OR
  • Employed and don't hold a Certificate III or above qualification


Plus you must also meet all of the following Smart and Skilled criteria:

  • live or work in NSW
  • be an Australian Citizen, a permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen, or a humanitarian visa holder
  • have left school