Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

Need your Builder Medium Rise licence?  

CPC50220 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

This training course is for commercial sector foremen and site managers and residential builders wanting to develop their career.

Gain the qualifications you need to apply for your Builder Medium Rise licence by completing a CPC50220 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) with industry leaders - Master Builders.

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

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Why enrol?

For the commercial sector, our CPC50220 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) is the minimum technical qualification the industry recommends for foremen and site managers.

For the residential sector, this course allows you to build up to three storeys.

What makes our training course different?

  • Our CPC50220 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course has been designed and developed in consultation with industry leaders, so you can be confident what you’re learning is relevant
  • As a peak industry body with trainers who are recognised experts in their field, our Diploma of Building & Construction1 course has a reputation for delivering superior outcomes and often exceeding industry standards
  • We focus on face-to-face training because we know more one-on-one time with teachers means our students will gain a greater depth of knowledge and be more successful builders in the long run
  • We may run free information evenings prior to the start of our Diploma of Building & Construction1 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 are able to assess your skills and experience and, in some cases, help you gain formal qualifications quicker
  • We offer more than just training. Our courses are open to everyone, but our members enjoy the added value of ongoing support when applying for licenses and help with career planning.

1CPC50220 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course outline

Our interactive qualification is broken down into topics of training and assessment consisting of:

  • Managing workplace, health and safety and risk management
  • Estimating, tendering and contractor management
  • Best practice selection and management of contractors
  • Project planning for builders
  • Applying Codes and Standards in the real world
  • Managing commercial building projects
  • Selecting and managing materials.

Upcoming courses starting

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

Face-to-face accelerated course details

Duration18 months
OutcomeCPC50220 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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Have completed current CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)


Face-to-face learning or RPL2. There are 27 units in this course (16 units to complete & 11 units credit transfer).

The course requires demonstration of the management and planning of the building process so students must have access to a construction worksite.

2Call 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 accelerated program full price:

  • Member: $7,229 (GST exempt)
  • Non-member: $7,329 (GST exempt)

Members payment plan: initial deposit of $1,500 + 10 monthly payments of $572.90
Non-members payment plan: initial deposit of $1,500 + 10 monthly payments of $582.90

Face-to-face accelerated program funded prices:

  • CSQ funded Member: $1,100 (GST exempt)*
  • CSQ funded Non-member: $1,200 (GST exempt)*
  • BERT funded: fee free for current BERT members or employees of contributing BERT employers ($100 enrolment fee applies - Inc. GST)^

CSQ provides funding to reduce the financial obstacle to training, making upskilling an affordable option for many more individuals in the construction industry. *CSQ funds to a maximum of $439.89 per unit for this course (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria). Read the full CSQ eligibility detail or call 1300 136 002 for more information and to enrol.

^Eligibility criteria applies. BERT funds all training fees - enrolment fee applies. Read the full BERT eligibility detail or call 1300 136 002 for more information and to enrol.

Face-to-face eligibility  

To enrol students must:

  • Demonstrate a minimum of two years commercial sector industry experience or hold a current Builder Low Rise licence (Certificate IV in Building & Construction qualification is a mandatory requirement for accelerated program).
  • Demonstrate a satisfactory level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)
  • Have access to internet and email
  • Have access to a construction site
  • Have a modern laptop (preferably Windows based) with Microsoft programs, Adobe Reader and Google Chrome, that can be used throughout the course duration for class work and assessments
  • You will need access to a building and construction site as you will be required to demonstrate the management and planning of components of the building process, record them, and get the required sign-off by a qualified person for the project/s.

Terms & conditions

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

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