CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

RTO code: 41492

CRICOS Code: 03911C

CRICOS Course Code: 105736J

This qualification reflects the role of builders, site managers and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements to Class 1 and 10, to a maximum of two storeys and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, and who plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, and who apply quality principles to building and construction projects.

Building relates to construction and Site Management is about managing the factors around construction, such as the deployment of crews with specialised skills (including builders), product compliance, deployment of contract specialised skills, weather and site location.


  • Genuine Student (GS) requirements as set by the Department of Home Affairs to establish genuine intent to enter Australia temporarily to study.
  • Must be over 18. Camden College does not accept students under 18 years of age.
  • Entry into this course students must be able demonstrate a IELTS 6 or equivalent English proficiency, OR
  • Proof that the student has successfully completed an English Language course with an Australian educational institution exiting at an Upper Intermediate level


For further information please contact the College and speak to our friendly Admissions Team:
or Online Enrolment


This course is delivered face to face at Camden College’s Campus in Underwood. All students have up to 52 weeks to complete the required theory and practical components of this program. The 52-week period consisting of:

  • Classroom training
  • Classroom theory assessment
  • Classroom practical assessment
  • Simulated workshop practical training
  • Simulated workshop assessment
  • Holidays

Please see the ‘CPC40120 Timetable’ for the sequence of delivery, including a full breakdown of the units delivered.

Additional resources that the student will be able to access during tutorial and/or privately will include:

  • Support via telephone and email as required.
  • References such as web sites and books for additional reading.

This qualification will be delivered at the following location:

Classroom/Campus/Simulated workshop

  • 11 Darnick Street, Underwood QLD 4119

Learners and trainers have access to high-quality, relevant facilities and training rooms where the theoretical training is conducted.


RPL is a process that provides a student with recognition for formal and non-formal training as well as life/work experience. Learners who believe they already have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Candidate must be working in the building and construction industry to apply for RPL for this qualification. The rational for this is that the RPL candidate will require a current qualified supervisor/employer to verify their skills and knowledge as a Third Party.

Application may only be made prior to enrolment or start of study of the course and must be made using the RPL Application Form. If the application is successful and results in a shorter course duration, Camden College may amend and reissue a CoE.


Occupational titles depending on packaging options selected may include:

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Leading Hand

Potential study pathways can include:

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)


Total number of units = 19 (11 core units plus 8 elective units)
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 BuildingsCPCCBC4053Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
CPCCBC4002Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplaceBSBPMG422Apply project quality management techniques
CPCCBC4007Plan building or construction workCPCCBC4003Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4008Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projectsCPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009Apply legal requirements to building and construction projectsCPCCBC4005Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4010Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructionsCPCCBC4006Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4012Read and interpret plans and specificationCPCSUS4002 Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
CPCCBC4014Prepare simple building sketches and drawingsCPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4018Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projectsCPCCBC4017Arrange resources and prepare for the building and construction project
CPCCBC4021Minimize waste on the building and construction site