Diploma of Building and Construction – CPC50210


The Diploma Building and Construction (Building) enables you to take that next step in your career as a building professional. This course teaches you the skills and knowledge required to be able to supervise, manage teams and lead industrial and commercial building projects. You will be provided with project based learning which will take your skills to a whole new level and open up a world of opportunities.

Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to be mentored through the builder’s registration process.

Career outcomes:

  • Construction manager
  • Planner
  • Quality surveyor
  • Building surveyor
  • Facilities manager
  Duration 18 - 24 months
  Language English
  Certificate No



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Frankston Ringwood North Melbourne Rowville

Topics covered in this course include:


Occupational Health and safety

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards.

Codes and Contracts

These units of competency specify the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and low rise commercial buildings (low rise’ licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).

Estimations

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins.

Principles

These units of competency covers the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential and commercial structures using conventional methods.

WHS Risk

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the systematic management of work health and safety (WHS) risk.

Project Quality

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage quality within projects. It involves determining quality requirements, implementing quality control and assurance processes, and using review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects.

Project Risk

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage risks that may impact achievement of project objectives.

Tenders

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, estimators and managers in the building and construction industry who have a responsibility to evaluate and prepare tenders for residential and commercial projects.

Standards and Codes for Medium Rises

This unit of competency supports builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards in the building and construction industry.

Cost monitoring

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, senior managers in building and construction firms, and other construction industry personnel responsible for monitoring building or construction costing systems for medium rise building and construction projects.

Supervise planning

This unit of competency supports builders, related construction industry professionals and senior managers within building and construction firms responsible for supervising the planning of on-site building or construction work for medium rise building and construction projects.

Manage Construction

This unit of competency supports builders, related construction industry professionals and senior managers within building and construction firms responsible for managing medium rise construction work and/or projects for commercial building projects.

Principles for Medium Rises

This unit of competency supports builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring the structural integrity of materials as well as building and construction work so that site safety and quality control measures are maintained during residential and commercial projects.

Service layouts

This unit of competency supports builders, project managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for identifying and evaluating service requirements in various medium rise construction projects.

Environmental Management

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, senior managers and other construction industry professionals responsible for managing environmental practices and processes for medium rise building and construction projects.

Energy conservation

This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, senior managers within building and construction firms and other industry professionals responsible for managing energy conservation and management practices and processes in medium rise building and construction projects.