Diploma of Building Construction - CPC50220

Diploma of Building Construction

Course code: CPC50220

This qualification reflects the role of building professionals who apply knowledge of structural principles, risk and financial management, estimating, preparing and administering building and construction contracts, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and managing construction work in building projects including residential and commercial with the following limitations:• Residential construction limited to National Construction Code Class 1 and 10 buildings to a maximum of 3 storeys.
• Commercial construction limited to National Construction Code Class 2 to 9 buildings, Type C and B construction.

Occupational titles may include:
• Builder
• General Foreperson
• Building Inspector


  • Basic computer skills
  • English Proficiency level for the training course reading, writing and comprehension skills
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Minimum 18 years of age


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  • Online
  • Classroom
  • Simulated work environment
  • Distance
  • Duration 52 weeks


The qualification offers a maximum period of 104 weeks (including 8 weeks holiday) from the date of commencement in which to complete their studies and submit all work for assessment. Students will attend face- to-face 2 x days per week 9am-5pm. This includes training and assessment. In addition students are required to complete up to a maximum of 5 hours per week independent, unsupervised activities.


Candidates must provide evidence of currency and experience by working in a management role for a minimum of 12 months within the past 18 months. A letter on company letterhead from current/past employer(s) verifying this is required.


RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) means an assessment process that assesses the competency(s) of an individual that they may have been acquired through formal, non-formal, and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual meets the requirements specified in the training package.

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Diploma of Building Construction


Total number of units = 27 (24 core units plus 3 elective units)

BSBOPS504 Manage risk
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction pro-cess for Class 1 and 10 buildings
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4004 4 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005 Produce labor 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


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