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Blue Dog Training assists people throughout Australia to advance their career with a Builder’s Licence.

With quality training services, we provide the necessary technical qualifications for Low Rise Builder (QLD), Builder (NSW) and restricted builder licence classes.

Our self-paced assessment process is flexible and completed in your own time, providing an alternative pathway to obtaining your builders licence. The course must be completed within twelve months, but on average the course is completed within six months. You will be supported by your assessor through the assessment process.

You can commence this qualification at any time through the year. On successful completion, you will receive a full or partial qualification from the CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) training package. This is a nationally recognised course that is eligible for government funding and incentives dependant on your circumstances.

Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly staff to get a feel for how Blue Dog can help you.

In Queensland? To find out more:
(07) 3166 3970

Email:trades@bluedogtraining.com.au

In New South Wales? To find out more:
1300 133 622

Email:trades@bluedogtraining.com.au

  • Course delivery is self-paced with a dedicated trainer
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available
  • National Recognised qualification
  • Government funding and incentives available
  • Skype sessions available
QLD Subsidised (DET)
Builder Low Rise
Estimated Duration 40 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $990
Enrolment Form
Builder Restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry Installation 2
Estimated Duration 20 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $434
Enrolment Form
Builder Restricted to Shopfitting
Estimated Duration 20 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $558
Enrolment Form
Builder Restricted to Special Structures (Shade sails or signs)
Estimated Duration 20 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $434
Enrolment Form
Builder Restricted to Structural Landscaping
Estimated Duration 20 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $434
Enrolment Form
Site Supervisor Builder Low Rise
Estimated Duration 20 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $620
Enrolment Form
Swimming Pool Construction, Installation and Maintenance
Estimated Duration 20 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $434
Enrolment Form
Note:

To be eligible for this funded course, individuals must:

  • Be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.
  • Hold a trade qualification (Certificate III) in the Construction industry
Note: Find further information on the Higher Level Skills program funded by the Department of Training and Education (DET) here.
QLD Subsidised (CSQ)
Builder Low Rise
Estimated Duration 40 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $1500
Enrolment Form
Note:

A full refund of the $1500 fee will be issued upon completion of the qualification within the 52 week period.

To be eligible for this funded course, individuals must:

  • Permanently reside/ be employed in Queensland
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant)
  • Be an existing worker in the Building and Construction industry for one month or more
  • Not currently be enrolled and participating in a Queensland secondary school program
  • Previously not have been funded under the CSQ Short Courses Funding Program
Note: If you are eligible for funding, CSQ will contribute $5670 towards the full service cost, reducing your total fee to $1500. A full refund of this fee will be issued upon completion of the qualification within the 52 week period.
Full Fee
Builder Low Rise (QLD)
Estimated Duration 40 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $5600
Enrolment Form
Builder Low Rise (NSW):
Estimated Duration 40 weeks
Cost - Subject to eligibility $5950
Enrolment Form
Units Breakdown
CPCCBC4001A
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4002A

Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4003A

Select and prepare a construction contract

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4004A

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4005A

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4006B

Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4007A

Plan building or construction work

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4008B

Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4009B

Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4010B

Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4011B

Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4012B

Read and interpret plans and specifications

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4016A

Administer a construction contract

Core/Elective Elective
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4018A

Apply site surveys and set out procedures to building and construction projects (NSW requirement)

Core/Eelective Elective
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
BSBSMB406A

Manage small business finances

Core/Eelective Core
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4024A

Resolve business disputes (NSW requirement)

Core/Eelective Elective
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

Core/Elective Elective
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
BSBSMB401

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

Core/Elective Elective
Low Rise
Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry
Shopfitting
Special Structures
Structural Landscaping
Site Supervisor Low Rise
Resources
QLD
Licence issuing Body QBCC - QLD Building and Construction Commission
Contact Details 139 333
Website www.qbcc.qld.gov.au
NSW
Licence issuing Body Office of Fair Trading
Contact Details 13 32 20
Website www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au
VIC
Licence issuing Body Victoria Building Commission
Contact Details 1300 815 127
Website www.vba.vic.gov.au
WA
Licence issuing Body Builders Commission
Contact Details 1300 48 90 99
Website www.commerce.wa.gov.au
SA
Licence issuing Body Consumer and Business Affairs
Contact Details 08 8204 8501
Website www.cbs.sa.gov.au
TAS
Licence issuing Body Workplace Standards Tasmania
Contact Details 03 6166 4600
Website www.worksafe.tas.gov.au/licensing
ACT
Licence issuing Body ACT Planning and Land Authority
Contact Details 02 6207 1923
Website www.actpla.act.gov.au
NT
Licence issuing Body NT Building Practitioners Board
Contact Details 08 8936 4082
Website www.nt.gov.au/bpb

Construction Skills Queensland offers funding for this course.

To find out if you're eligible,
please call us on +63 7 3166 3970

If CSQ funded positions are filled, a review of funding will occur in 2017. Please get in touch with our friendly staff for details.

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QLD Subsidised (DET)
QLD Subsidised (CSQ)
Full Fee
Units Breakdown
Resources
Class Estimated Duration Cost - Subject to eligibility Enrolment Form
Builder Low Rise 40 weeks $990
Builder Restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry Installation 20 weeks $434
Builder Restricted to Shopfitting 20 weeks $558
Builder Restricted to Special Structures (Shade sails or signs) 20 weeks $434
Builder Restricted to Structural Landscaping 20 weeks $434
Site Supervisor Builder Low Rise 20 weeks $620
Swimming Pool Construction, Installation and Maintenance 20 weeks $434

To be eligible for this funded course, individuals must:

  • Be aged 15 years or over, and no longer at school
  • Permanently reside in Queensland
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen
  • Not hold, and not be enrolled in, a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundation skills training.
  • Hold a trade qualification (Certificate III) in the Construction industry
Note: Find further information on the Higher Level Skills program funded by the Department of Training and Education (DET) here.
Class Estimated Duration Cost - Subject to eligibility Enrolment Form
Builder Low Rise 40 weeks $1500

A full refund of the $1500 fee will be issued upon completion of the qualification within the 52 week period.

To be eligible for this funded course, individuals must:

  • Permanently reside/ be employed in Queensland
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant)
  • Be an existing worker in the Building and Construction industry for one month or more
  • Not currently be enrolled and participating in a Queensland secondary school program
  • Previously not have been funded under the CSQ Short Courses Funding Program
Note: If you are eligible for funding, CSQ will contribute $5670 towards the full service cost, reducing your total fee to $1500. A full refund of this fee will be issued upon completion of the qualification within the 52 week period.
Class Estimated Duration Cost - Subject to eligibility Enrolment Form
Builder Low Rise (QLD) 40 weeks $5600
Builder Low Rise (NSW) 40 weeks $5950
Unit Code Core/Elective Description Low Rise Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry Shopfitting Special Structures Structural Landscaping Site Supervisor Low Rise
CPCCBC4001A Core Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4002A Core Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4003A Core Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004A Core Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005A Core Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006B Core Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4007A Core Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4008B Core Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009B Core Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010B Core Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4011B Core Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012B Core Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4016A Elective Administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4018A Elective Apply site surveys and set out procedures to building and construction projects (NSW requirement)
BSBSMB406A Core Manage small business finances
CPCCBC4024A Elective Resolve business disputes (NSW requirement)
BSBLDR403 Elective Lead team effectiveness
BSBSMB401 Elective Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
State Licence issuing Body Contact Details Website
QLD QBCC - QLD Building and Construction Commission 139 333 www.qbcc.qld.gov.au
ACT Environment and Planning 02 6207 1923 www.actpla.act.gov.au
NSW Office of Fair Trading 13 32 20 www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au
VIC VBA - Victoria Building Commission 1300 815 127 www.vba.vic.gov.au
WA Builders Commission 1300 48 90 99 www.commerce.wa.gov.au
SA Consumer and Business Affairs 08 8204 8501 www.cbs.sa.gov.au
TAS Workplace Standards Tasmania 03 6166 4600 www.worksafe.tas.gov.au/licensing
NT NT Building Practitioners Board 08 8936 4082 www.nt.gov.au/bpb
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