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Green Building Diploma Course

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of individuals working in a supervisory role on LEED or Green Star projects.

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 green 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!


QLD Residents: $700 for eligible learners with funding from CSQ

On-line: $4990 for all other states

Eighteen (18) units of competency are required for award of this qualification:

Thirteen (13) compulsory units
Five (5) elective units

13 Compulsory Units

  • CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
  • CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
  • CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
  • CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
  • CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
  • CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
  • CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work
  • CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principals to the construction of medium rise buildings
  • BSBOHS504B Apply principals of OHS risk management
  • BSBPM505A Manage project quality
  • BSBPM508A Manage project risk

5 Elective Units

  • CPCCBC5011A Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • CPCSUS5002A Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency
  • CPCSUS5003A Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies
  • CPCSUS5001A Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Qualifications are issued by Best Option Training RTO 41246

Course duration: 1 - 2 years, depending on previous experience.

Course requirements: Learners must be currently working in the building industry and have access to the internet.