CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction [Building]

National ID
CPC50220
WA Course Code
BGE4
CRICOS code
103764K

Why choose this course?

Advance your building and construction management career with this qualification. Learn the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions. During this course you will gain skills and knowledge of building codes and standards, structural principles, medium size building project management and how to supervise construction planning processes. In addition you will study legal obligations and contracts, monitor costing systems and develop policies and procedures. This course structure is based on Australian building codes and regulations. International students should consider if these regulations are applicable in your own country. Upon completion of this course you can study further at university. Upon completion of this course you can study further at university.

Career opportunities

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction [Building] is required for entry into this course.

Your study options

Semester 2, 2023

Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2023
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $14,260
  • Resources fee: $1,714
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are required to complete CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry at any RTO to enable students to access construction sites.

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction [Building] - BGE4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 27 units. These 27 are comprised of 24 core units and 3 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
  • CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
  • CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
  • CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
  • CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
  • CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
  • CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
  • CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
  • CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
  • CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include a variety of evidence gathering methods such as open and closed book assessments and observation during simulated work practices. All units of competency have two (2) or more assessments and practical project assessments may be completed during or outside of scheduled class time.

 

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use the matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoints, worksheets, YouTube clips and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms equipped with trolleys of laptops and/or computers, student Wi-Fi, and a simulated work environment which has been informed by industry/employers and will match resources, time, environment and productivity pressures of an actual workplace.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2024

Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2024
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $14,260
  • Resources fee: $1,714
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are required to complete CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry at any RTO to enable students to access construction sites.

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction [Building] - BGE4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 27 units. These 27 are comprised of 24 core units and 3 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
  • CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
  • CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
  • CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
  • CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
  • CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
  • CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
  • CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
  • CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
  • CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include a variety of evidence gathering methods such as open and closed book assessments and observation during simulated work practices. All units of competency have two (2) or more assessments and practical project assessments may be completed during or outside of scheduled class time.

 

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use the matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoints, worksheets, YouTube clips and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms equipped with trolleys of laptops and/or computers, student Wi-Fi, and a simulated work environment which has been informed by industry/employers and will match resources, time, environment and productivity pressures of an actual workplace.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2024

Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 2, 2024
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $14,260
  • Resources fee: $1,714
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are required to complete CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry at any RTO to enable students to access construction sites.

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction [Building] - BGE4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 27 units. These 27 are comprised of 24 core units and 3 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
  • CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
  • CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
  • CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
  • CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
  • CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
  • CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
  • CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
  • CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
  • CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include a variety of evidence gathering methods such as open and closed book assessments and observation during simulated work practices. All units of competency have two (2) or more assessments and practical project assessments may be completed during or outside of scheduled class time.

 

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use the matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoints, worksheets, YouTube clips and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms equipped with trolleys of laptops and/or computers, student Wi-Fi, and a simulated work environment which has been informed by industry/employers and will match resources, time, environment and productivity pressures of an actual workplace.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2025

Duration | 2 semesters
When | Semester 1, 2025
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $14,260
  • Resources fee: $1,714
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are required to complete CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry at any RTO to enable students to access construction sites.

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction [Building] - BGE4
2 semesters

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 27 units. These 27 are comprised of 24 core units and 3 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Students who enrol into this qualification will be eligible for credit transfer of the units that they have already achieved. Fees paid by international students are set on a commercial basis and are paid as a whole of course fee - no refund will apply to credit transfers. Please refer to your letter of Offer for detailed duration and costings for your enrolment.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
  • BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
  • CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
  • CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
  • CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
  • CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
  • CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
  • CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
  • CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
  • CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
  • CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
  • CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
  • CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course include a variety of evidence gathering methods such as open and closed book assessments and observation during simulated work practices. All units of competency have two (2) or more assessments and practical project assessments may be completed during or outside of scheduled class time.

 

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines. Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency. Assessors use the matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoints, worksheets, YouTube clips and handouts.

Facilities and equipment may include access to classrooms equipped with trolleys of laptops and/or computers, student Wi-Fi, and a simulated work environment which has been informed by industry/employers and will match resources, time, environment and productivity pressures of an actual workplace.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).

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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

Last updated on November 30, 2022