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Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

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The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is the recognised qualification to become a Registered Builder. Get the skills to run your own business, producing high-quality work that conforms to building codes and standards.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
CPC40110
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$1,946 total

About this course

The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is the recognised qualification to become a Registered Builder.

Get the skills to run your own business, producing high-quality work that conforms to building codes and standards. You'll learn to plan construction projects, choose quality materials, and supervise site activities.

You'll also learn key skills in small business finances, estimating build costs, and managing Occupational Health and Safety on the job site. You can undertake the course as an apprentice, or as an existing worker seeking registration as a builder.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme as well as the JobTrainer initiative, for eligible students.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no Training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Complete a Pre-Training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment to provide an indication of existing levels of LL&N capability and suitability of course.
  • Complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship/traineeship contract prior to applying for this course.

Study locations

Benalla - Samaria Road

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work in the building & construction industry as a Builder or Construction Manager.

Working in this industry may involve working outdoors or on on-site. Hours of work may vary depending on where you work.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.