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CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

This course is designed to meet the needs of individuals working in a supervisory role on LEED or Green Star projects. This course is a requirement for builder's licensing or registration in Western Australia and Victoria, and for a medium-rise builder's licence in Tasmania.

You can also choose electives that match your existing skills. Ideal for TAFE or RTO trainers looking to upgrade to the latest qualification.


This course is available via RPL (for experienced builders), or on-line. Our on-line course features one-on-one training and mentoring with professional trainers and experienced builders, over 200 multi-media lessons, and free software to download and use for costing and estimating. There are over 35 professional documents included to help kick-start your career in the sustainable building industry, including Environmental Management Plans, Sustainability Policies and Procedures, sample contracts, and sample reports.

Interact and get feed-back from our trainers no matter where you live, through our unique video response technology, which connects you to your trainer through your laptop so you can see and hear your trainer, just like being in a class-room! The course is self-paced, allowing you to study when it suits you, anytime, anywhere. No waiting or traveling for classes.

Fees: From $4990

This course is now 80% funded by Keystone Tasmania. Persons working in the Tasmanian building industry may now be eligible for an 80% rebate for this training. Find out more

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

27 units of competency:
24 core units
3 elective units

Core Units

BSBOPS504 Manage risk

BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management

CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings

CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract

CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions

CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings

CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction

CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects

CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work

CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors

CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor

CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work

CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys

CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances

Elective Units

BSBPMG532 Manage project quality

CPCCBC4052 Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry

CPCCBC5004 Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

CPCCBC5006 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building projects up to three storeys

CPCCBC6001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for large building projects

CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

CPCSUS5002 Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency

CPCSUS5003 Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies

Qualifications are issued by Best Option Training RTO 41246

Course duration:

1 - 2 years, depending on previous experience. RPL will shorten the amount of time required.

Course requirements:

Students must be currently working in the building industry with access to a medium-rise building project, and have access to the internet.