Improve your plan reading skills to develop your next residential building project.

Not only is plan reading important for those on-site, but also for those in administration and support roles. 

With this skillset you will learn how to determine specifications to apply them to your estimations. As part of the planning process, you will develop the skills you need to prepare development applications for the council.

Ensure that the work being conducted on-site follows your project plan, and is compliant with Australian Standards and the National Construction Code.

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.

Location

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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 site managers and construction industry professionals. As well as administration, and support roles wanting to learn more about reading plans and applying standards.

Recommended experience

  • Read and interpret plans
  • Knowledge/awareness of industry roles

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 units of competency in this skillset:

CODE

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

CPCCBC4009B

Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4001A

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

CPCCBC4012B

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCBC4026A

Arrange building applications and approvals

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE?

This course is scheduled into the sessions listed below:

Legal and Regulations
Session 1: Building Codes, Standards and Regulations
Session 2: Faults, Problems and Rectification
Session 3: Fire Protection Requirements
Session 4: Legislation and Government, Licensing and Security of Payment Act

Project Planning
Session 1: Reading Residential and Commercial Plans
Session 2: Non-Structural Aspects to Specifications
Session 3: Building Applications and Approvals

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.