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


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


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


This course is delivered over 52 weeks within a blended delivery mode, consisting of face-to-face (live or Virtual) classroom sessions + structured online learning + unstructured self-paced study.


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.


Total number of units = 27 (24 core units plus 3 elective units)
BSBOPS504Manage riskCPCCBC5001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
BSBWHS513Lead WHS risk managementCPCCBC5002Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction pro-cess for Class 1 and 10 buildingsCPCCBC5003Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
CPCCBC4003Select, prepare and administer a construction contractCPCCBC5005Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC40044 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projectsCPCCBC5007Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC4005Produce labor and material schedules for orderingCPCCBC5010Manage construction work
CPCCBC4008Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projectsCPCCBC5011Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC4009Apply legal requirements to building and construction proj- ectsCPCCBC5013Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructionsCPCCBC5018Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
CPCCBC4012Read and interpret plans and specificationsCPCCBC5019Manage building and construction business finances
CPCCBC4013Prepare and evaluate tender documentationBSBPMG532Manage project quality
CPCCBC4014Prepare simple building sketches and drawingsCPCCBC4052Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
CPCCBC4018Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projectsCPCSUS5003Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies
CPCCBC4053Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings