Gain the confidence you need to produce accurate estimates and schedules for various residential and commercial building projects.  

Avoid costly over-runs by tracking your labour costs and materials. As part of the online course we provide you with a cost template, plus an estimation calculator with useful formulas.

In this skillset you will also learn how to determine the levels of your site, use surveying equipment and set out the site ready for your project to start.
Get the best outcomes for planning your next building and construction project with this Site Surveying and Scheduling skillset.

Some of the topics in this course:

  • costs for building and construction projects
  • labour and material schedules 
  • site surveys and set-out procedures

 

COURSE SCHEDULE
  • This program is designed to be completed within 3 months.
  • The suggested commitment to studying is 5-8 hours per week.
  • Virtual classrooms are scheduled as 2-hour sessions on weekday afternoons and evenings.
  • You can choose the timeslots available that best suit your schedule.

 

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 17 to 24 years old OR
  • unemployed OR
  • 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

Master Builders can now offer fee-free* training places in entry-level inductions, safety courses and nationally accredited skillsets. The subsidies support 17-24 year olds, as well as career-changers and people at risk of unemployment due to a downturn of work.

Participants must commence training by 30 June 2021.

Click on the Register button to enrol today before places run out!

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government Skilling for Recovery initiative. Subject to Smart and Skilled and Skilling for Recovery eligibility criteria. Participants must commence training by 30/06/2021. Limited places are available.

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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!

IS THIS TRAINING FOR ME?

This course is recommended for estimators, project managers, builders, site supervisors and other building industry professionals wanting to learn more about site surveying and scheduling.

Recommended experience:

  • Building and construction terminology
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Year 10 maths and PC skills

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment, listing the units of competency in this program. These units of competency can provide credit towards the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).
 

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

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

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UNITS OF COMPETENCY

CPCCBC4004A

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4005A

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

CPCCBC4018A

Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE?

This course is scheduled into the sessions listed below:

Builders Quantities and Estimating
Session 1: Estimating from Plans
Session 2: Estimating Process and Labour Costs
Session 3: Develop Estimated Project Costs
Session 4: Project Planning and Pre-Construction
Session 5: Construction to Completion

Site Surveying and Setting Out
Session 1: Mathematical Functions and Site Set Out Procedures
Session 2: Levelling Devices, Two Peg Test and Staff Readings
Session 3: Contour Plans
Session 4: Area, Volume and Earthworks
Session 5: Surface Volume, Long Sections and Gradients

The virtual classrooms are scheduled as one 2-hour session per week, on weekday afternoons and evenings. You can choose from the selection of timeslots available that best suit your schedule.
 

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MASTER BUILDERS?

As the leading education provider in the building and construction industry, why would you choose anyone else for your education needs? Within our building community, you will be supported by our industry expert educators throughout your learning.