AWARD COURSE

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)


National Code: CPC40110
TAFE SA Code: FZD


Description

This course is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. A builder is the person who coordinates the construction of a building and takes responsibility for the overall completion of the job, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client.

Duration
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Up to 12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
Code
Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course.
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$1,318 - $1,530
$2,635 - $3,060
Concession
$794 - $923
$1,589 - $1,845

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$6,975 - $8,100
$13,950 - $16,200
    • External study is available with on campus workshops.
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Builder, Construction Manager.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110)
    This qualification covers finances, building codes and standards, safety, contracts, schedules, materials, legal requirements, structural principles and interpreting plans. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 13 core units and 3 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low-rise building projects 40
    Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects 50
    Apply structural principles to commercial low-rise constructions 80
    Apply structural principles to residential low-rise constructions 160
    Conduct on site supervision of building and construction projects 40
    Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects 60
    Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace 40
    Manage small business finances 60
    Plan building or construction work 40
    Produce labour and material schedules for ordering 40
    Read and interpret plans and specifications 30
    Select and prepare a construction contract 40
    Select, procure and store construction materials for low-rise projects 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Assess timber-framed designs for one and two storey buildings 36
    Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures 40
    Work safely in the construction industry 6
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