Looking to Advance your Career with a Builders License?

CPC40110 - 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
QLD Builder Low Rise (Full qualification) 16
NSW Builder (Full qualification) 16
Site Supervisor Builder Low Rise 10
Builder Restricted to Shop Fitting 9
- Builder Restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom & Laundry Installation
- Builder Restricted to Special Structures
- Builder Restricted to Structural Landscaping


Course Details

Delivery Online Course
Duration Training plan is set over a 12 month period
Selection Criteria Blue Dog Training recommends you meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completed a Certificate III in Construction
  • High knowledge of construction with extensive job experience
  • 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 four clusters, designed to work through one by one; each cluster is made up of four 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: Pre-contract
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4004A Identify & produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
Progression Point 2: Contract
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4007A- Plan building and construction work
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances
CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract
Progression Point 3: Construction A
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4008B Conduct onsite supervision of building and construction projects
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes (Compulsory elective for NSW)
Progression Point 3: Construction B
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4018A Apply site survey and set out procedures to building and construction projects (Compulsory elective for NSW)
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business


Please refer to the funding tab for CSQ funding eligibility details

Class CSQ Apprentice Advance Plus CSQ Cert IV Full Fee
Builder Low Rise Fully Subsidised
No Fee
Fully Subsidised
$1500 Deposit*

* Deposit Refunded upon course completion. For eligibility please refer to the course information booklet.

Restricted Classes (No Funding) Full Cost
Site Supervisor Builder Low Rise $3500
Builder restricted to Shop Fitting $3150
Builder restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom & laundry installation $2450
Builder Restricted to Special Structures $2450
Builder restricted to Structural Landscaping $2450

CSQ Funding Eligibility

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) offers two 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 with an initial deposit that will be refunded upon course completion. See the costs tab for course fees breakdown.

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

CSQ Apprentice Advance Plus 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
Site Supervisor
Site Manager
Construction Skills Queensland offers funding for this course.

To find out if you're eligible: