Looking to Advance your Career with a Builders License?

CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Our flexible online certificate IV course allows you to fit your study into your work, family and social commitments. You work through the course at your own pace, downloading workbooks from our website; with a registered trainer available to support you every step of the way.

Why Undertake This Course?

Professionals in the construction and building industry can undertake this course to apply for a Low-rise Builders License or advance their knowledge to acquire a higher level construction position.

Qualification Details

To achieve the available qualifications you must successfully complete the required units of competency within 2 years. However, if you receive CSQ funding for this course timelines may be shortened.

Course Number of Units
Builder Low Rise (Full qualification) 19
Site Supervisor Builder Low Rise 10
Builder Restricted to Shopfitting 10
Builder Restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry Installation
Builder Restricted to Special Structures (signs)
Builder Restricted to Structural Landscaping

7
Builder Restricted to Special Structures (shade sails) or Site Supervisor (signs) 5

Course Details

Delivery Online Course
Duration Training plan is set over a 16 month period
Selection Criteria Blue Dog Training recommends you meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completed a Certificate III in a Construction trade
  • High knowledge of construction with extensive job experience
Requirements
  • Access to a computer, printer and internet
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Current version of Microsoft Office Word
  • A device which will allow you to take photographs

Course Program

The full course is offered as five clusters, designed to work through one by one; each cluster is made up of three to five units of competency. For each unit you will receive a learner resource designed to support your learning and knowledge development.

Progression Point 1
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
Progression Point 2
CPCCBC4002 Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4007 Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
BSBES407 Manage finances for new business ventures
Progression Point 3
CPCCBC4021 Minimise waste on the building and construction site
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
Progression Point 4
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
Progression Point 5
CPCCBC4010* Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
CPCSUS4002 Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
BSBLDR414 Lead team effectiveness
Alternative General Electives
BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
CPCCBC4024 Resolve Business Disputes

*Prerequisites for CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential & commercial constructions are CPCCBC4053 and CPCCBC4001

Costs

Please refer to the funding tab for CSQ funding eligibility details

Class CSQ Apprentice Advance Loading CSQ Cert IV Full Fee
Builder Low Rise Fully Subsidised
No Fee
Partially Subsidised
($61.50 per Unit)
$6840
Restricted Classes (No Funding) Full Cost
Site Supervisor Builder Low Rise $3600
Builder Restricted to Shopfitting $3600
Builder Restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry installation $2520
Builder Restricted to Special Structures (signs) $2520
Builder Restricted to Structural Landscaping $2520
Builder Restricted to Special Structures (shade sails) or Site Supervisor (signs) $1800

CSQ Funding Eligibility

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) offers funding incentives for this course.

CSQ is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry.


CSQ Funding

Under this funding you will be eligible for a partially subsidised Certificate IV. See the costs tab for course fees breakdown.

Check your eligibility for funding here or call us on 07 3166 3970


CSQ Apprentice Advance Loading Funding

Under this funding you will be eligible for a fully subsidised Certificate IV with no money down. See the costs tab for course fees breakdown.

Check your eligibility for funding here or call us on 07 3166 3970



Job Prospects
Builder
Site Supervisor
Site Manager
Construction Skills Queensland offers funding for this course.

To find out if you're eligible: