Certificate IV in Building & Construction

Want to become a builder?

CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Our CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction is for trade contractors, site supervisors and foremen, and tradespeople.

It will give you the technical qualification you need to apply for a Low Rise Builders Licence through the QBCC.

This program covers building construction theory and practices related to low rise buildings, providing the knowledge and managerial skills required to manage a successful residential building business.

For funding information, see Course Details below or contact us (eligibility applies).

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Why enrol?

Our CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction course has been designed and developed in consultation with industry leaders, so you can be confident what you’re learning is relevant.

  • Master Builders trainers are recognised experts in their field
  • Our course has a reputation for delivering superior outcomes – often exceeding industry standards.
  • We focus on face-to-face training because we know more time with teachers means our students gain a greater depth of knowledge.
  • We may run free information evenings prior to the start of our Cert IV1 courses to ensure our students have a thorough understanding of what to expect and to ensure an easy transition into study.
  • Our Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) service means we can assess your skills and experience and, in some cases, help you gain formal qualifications quicker.

Master Builders offers more than just training. Our courses are open to everyone, but our members enjoy the added value of ongoing support when applying for licenses, as well as help with career planning and value pricing.

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Course outline

Our Certificate IV in Building and Construction course is based on the issues we know are important in the building and construction sector today.

The course covers:

  • Managing WHS
  • Building principals and codes
  • Project site surveys
  • Resource management
  • Project management
  • Planning building and construction work
  • Contract management
  • Managing small business finances.

Students must have access to a construction worksite. You will be required to conduct practical project applications on site.

Face-to-face course details

DurationFace-to-face delivery - approximately 12 months
OutcomeCPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction

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Delivery

Face-to-face learning or RPL*

Course includes onsite practical demonstration of skills, so student must have access to a construction worksite.

*Call us on 1300 13 60 02 if you believe you have the relevant experience to qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Costs and funding

Face-to-face full price:

  • Members: $7,070 (GST exempt)
  • Non-members: $7,170 (GST exempt)

Members payment plan: initial deposit of $1,500 + 10 monthly payments of $557
Non-members payment plan: initial deposit of $1,500 + 10 monthly payments of $567

Face-to-face funded price:

  • Members: $1,400 (GST exempt)^
  • Non-members: $1,500 (GST exempt)^
  • Fully subsidised for current active apprentices, cancelled apprentices or those that completed an apprenticeship less than a year ago^
  • Additional potential cost of $850 (in addition to course fees). Refer to eligibility criteria regarding practical on-site tasks.

^CSQ funds to a maximum of $5,670 or $7,087.50 for eligible apprentices (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria). Click here for more information or call 1300 136 002 to check your eligibility and to enrol.

Face-to-face eligibility

To enrol students must:

  • Have significant building and construction sector experience or 12 months post trade certificate experience
  • Demonstrate a satisfactory level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Have access to internet and email
  • Have a modern laptop (preferably Windows based) with Microsoft programs and Adobe Reader, that can be used throughout the course duration for class work and assessments.
  • Recording device such as a mobile phone/video recorder
  • Students must have access to a construction worksite
  • You'll be required to conduct practical project applications on site and record them. If you're unable to submit a video recording/take photos and get the required sign-off by a qualified person for the projects, we MAY be able to offer other submission options, such as the use of a Master Builders trainer and assessor who can report on your performance. This option is an additional cost to the student of $850.

RPL course details

DurationRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - up to a period of 90 days
Outcome

CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction

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DeliveryRecognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Costs and funding

Full RPL (16 units) prices:

  • Members: $3,310 (GST exempt)
  • Non-members: $3,510 (GST exempt)
RPL Site Supervisor (10 units only) prices:
  • Members: $2,732 (GST exempt)
  • Non-members: $2,932 (GST exempt)

Payment plan for all RPL options:

  • Stage 1 payment: $250
  • Stage 2 payment: $750
  • Final payment on completion of assessment: remaining balance of fees.
RPL eligibilityCall our team on 1300 13 60 02 to discuss our RPL eligibility criteria.

Upcoming courses starting

There are no courses scheduled. To register your interest, call 1300 13 60 02.


Terms & conditions

Please read Master Builders training and licensing policies and Student Handbook prior to enrolment.

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