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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CPC50210
Average Course Fee: $9830
Average Duration: 18 Months

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.

The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.

Occupational title may include:

  • Builder.
  • The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.

    The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all included units of competency to be delivered in this context.

    Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

    Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

    83.0%

    Satisfied with the training
    67.4%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Project Builder ( ANZSCO code 133112)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
    High
    79,700 persons were employed as Construction Managers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be greater than 50,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
    High
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Construction Managers in 2014 are: $1,795. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Construction Managers visit Job Outlook

    This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist you with paying for your tuition fees. Your initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once you start earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

    For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.

    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 18 units of competency:
  • 13 core units
  • 5 elective units.
  • The elective units must be selected as follows:

  • a minimum of 3 elective units must be from Group A units below
  • a maximum of 2 further elective units may be from Group B units below
  • 1 elective unit may be from Diploma level in from CPC08 or another endorsed Training Package, provided that the industry context of the qualification is maintained
  • 2 elective units may be from any Certificate IV in CPC08
  • 1 elective unit may be from any Advanced Diploma in CPC08.
  • Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

    Core units

    BSBOHS504B

    Apply principles of OHS risk management

    BSBPMG505A

    Manage project quality

    BSBPMG508A

    Manage project risk

    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

    CPCCBC5010B

    Manage construction work

    CPCCBC5018A

    Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

    Elective units – Group A

    CPCCBC5004A

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

    CPCCBC5005A

    Select and manage building and construction contractors

    CPCCBC5006B

    Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects

    CPCCBC5007B

    Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

    CPCCBC5009A

    Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

    CPCCBC5011A

    Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

    CPCCBC5012A

    Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes

    CPCCBC5013A

    Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

    CPCSUS5001A

    Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

    CPCSUS5002A

    Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency

    CPCSUS5003A

    Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies

    Elective units – Group B

    BSBCUS501

    Manage quality customer service

    BSBFIM501

    Manage budgets and financial plans

    BSBHRM509

    Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

    BSBINN502

    Build and sustain an innovative work environment

    BSBITA401

    Design databases

    BSBITU402

    Develop and use complex spreadsheets

    BSBITU404

    Produce complex desktop published documents

    BSBLED502

    Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness

    BSBMGT502

    Manage people performance

    BSBMGT517

    Manage operational plan

    BSBRSK501

    Manage risk

    BSBSLS502

    Lead and manage a sales team

    BSBWOR501

    Manage personal work priorities and professional development

    BSBWOR502

    Lead team effectiveness

    CPCCBC4005A

    Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

    CPCCBC4006B

    Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects

    CPCCBC4009B

    Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

    CPCCBC4011B

    Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions

    CPCCBC4012B

    Read and interpret plans and specifications

    CPCCBC4014A

    Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

    CPCCBC4018A

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

    CPCCBC4024A

    Resolve business disputes

    CPCCBC5004A

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

    CPCCBC5005A

    Select and manage building and construction contractors

    CPCCBC5006B

    Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects

    CPCCBC5007B

    Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

    CPCCBC5009A

    Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

    CPCCBC5011A

    Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

    CPCCBC5012A

    Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes

    CPCCBC5013A

    Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

    CPCCBC5014A

    Conduct asbestos assessment associated with removal

    CPCCWHS1001

    Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

    CPPDSM5022A

    Implement asset management plan

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Builder
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Building and Construction
    Building Trades
    Construction and Property



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    For more information, visit the Department of Education and Training or StudyAssist.


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    Student outcomes for Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

    66.7%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Managers
    17 %

    Specialist Managers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    35.6%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers
    24.1%
    Managers
    Professionals
    10.3*%
    Professionals
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $40,900

    $44,300


    Destination
    after training
    This
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 91 86.2 88.1
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    88
    64
    24
     
    76.5
    46.6
    29.8
     
    78.4
    46.3
    31.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    16
    -
    11.0*
     
    17.3
    8.6*
    11.6*
     
    15.2
    6.6
    13.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) 83 86.1 84.3
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 67.4 57.1 63.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 93.8 93.9 94.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 82 79.6 82
    Recommend the training to other (%) 88.9 90.5 90.1

    Employment
    status
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 40 900 44 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers
    Professionals
     
    35.6
    24.1
    10.3*
     
    24.9
    22.1
    17.1
     
    30.7
    21.6
    14.5
    Top Industries (%):
    Construction
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Retail Trade
     
    66.3
    11.6*
    7.0*
     
    38.4
    23.6
    12.8*
     
    28.6
    10.3
    7.8

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) - 84.6 89.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 41 500 46 800
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 33.8 33.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 82.5 84.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 82 84.9

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) 66.7 49 43.4
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 26 200 39 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 29 49.5 40.1
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 94.8 83.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 71.5 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Construction
    66.3
    Construction
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    11.6*
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Retail Trade
    7.0*
    Retail Trade
    Construction, Plumbing and Services
    Stream Certificate II Certificate III Certificate IV Diploma Advanced Diploma
    Bricklaying/Blocklaying          
    Wall & Floor Tiling and Paving          
    Plastering          
    Painting & Decorating          
    Carpentry          
    Joinery, Stairs & Shop Fitting          
    Stone Work          
    Signage          
    Concreting          
    Formwork / Falsework          
    Demolition          
    Dogging, Rigging & Scaffolding          
    Plumbing & Gas Fitting          
    Roofing          
    Fire Protection          
    Swimming Pools and Spas          
    Crane Operations          
    Other          

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".