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 aquire a higher level construction position.
To achieve the available qualifications you must successfully complete the required units of competency with 12 months. The average completion time for the course is 9 months.
|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
|Swimming Pool Construction, Installation & Maintenance (Construction/Installation)||8|
|Duration||Average completion time is 9 months|
|Timeframe||Course must be completed within 12 months|
|Selection Criteria|| Blue Dog Training recommends you meet one of the following criterias:
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.
|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|
|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|
|BSBSMB4064||Manage small business finances|
|CPCCBC4016A||Administer a construction contract|
|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)|
|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 eligibility details
|Class||Average Duration||Upfront Cost||Refund Upon Completion|
|Builder Low Rise||9 Months||$1500||$1500|
|Class||Average Duration||Full Cost|
|Builder Low Rise||9 Months||$5600|
|Site Supervisor Builder Low Rise||4 Months||$3500|
|Builder restricted to Shop Fitting||4 Months||$3150|
|Builder restricted to Kitchen, Bathroom & laundry installation||4 Months||$2450|
|Builder Restricted to Special Structures||4 Months||$2450|
|Builder restricted to Structural Landscaping||4 Months||$2450|
|Swimming Pool Construction, Installation & Maintenance||4 Months||$2800|
Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) offers funding for the Builder Low Rise course
For those eligible for the fully-funded qualification, individuals will contribute $1500 to the total course fee, which will then be completely refunded provided the course is completed within the funding period.
|Funding Notice: Funding is currently not available until OCT 2019.
CSQ offers funding for individual Certificate IV units - Click Here to Learn More
To be eligible for CSQ funding, individuals must be:
To be eligible for CSQ funding, individuals must NOT be: