|Course duration is calculated on 20 hours per week of face-to-face training for
77 weeks & 15 weeks of allocated term break.
Total Course Duration: 92 weeks
This qualification reflects the role of building professionals who apply knowledge of structural principles, risk and financial management, estimating, preparing and administering building and construction contracts, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality and managing construction work in building projects including residential and commercial with the following limitations:
- Residential construction limited to National Construction Code Class 1 and 10 buildings to a maximum of 3 storeys.
- Commercial construction limited to National Construction Code Class 2 to 9 buildings, Type C and B construction.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have access to a live building and construction workplace to meet certain assessment requirements. Glen Institute collaborates with industry experts and construction businesses to provide the students this access.
Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of ‘CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’ meets this requirement and Glen Institute would help you achieve this too.
Who can Enrol?
Target group for this program will be mostly international students over 18 years of age, who may have completed a lower-level Building and Construction qualification or may have been working in the building and construction industry and wish to acquire skills and knowledge that could lead to senior management roles or start their own business.
Once students have successfully completed CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), they can apply for various roles across management positions that have supervisory performance accountabilities. The learners may seek a pathway to a higher-level qualification in construction industry.
Recommended Pathways from the Qualification
Students completing this Diploma level qualification may choose to progress with further studies by undertaking range of building and construction qualifications such as:
- RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design,
- or other parallel Advanced Diploma qualifications.
Employment pathways from the Qualification
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a:
- General Foreperson
- Building Inspector
There are no formal prerequisites to enter the CPC50220 Diploma of Building & Construction. However, it is recommended to applicants who have been working in the industry for at least two (2) years. Further, the applicant must meet the following entry requirements:
General course specific requirements
- Due to the practical nature of this course, the learners will need to be able to work with their hands, have a good sense of balance and ability to work at heights and be physically capable to meet the physical demands in completing assessments in a workplace or simulated workplace environment
- Applicants must hold a White Card prior to course commencement or prior to participation in any of the practical units for this course.
English Language Requirement
Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or equivalent.
*For equivalency of various English Languages proficiency testing, and other forms of equivalency please refer to the admissions and student selection policy available in the student’s handbook (www.glen.edu.au).
Note: In the absence of formal English qualifications Glen Institute may proffer English Placement Test
No prior academic requirements apply for this qualification; however, Glen Institute require successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher.
All applicants must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to the course.
Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirement
Applicants will be required to demonstrate their LLN capabilities &/or complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course as per the Glen Pre –training & LLN Policy & Procedure. Glen Institute uses LLN Robot platform for the assessment.
Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and Power Point).
Applicants should be in possession of their personal computer (the minimum configuration should be Intel Core i3 (sixth generation or newer) or equivalent. Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional x64, Memory: 4 GB RAM, Storage: 120 GB internal storage).
|CPCCBC4001||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings|
|CPCCBC4053||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings|
|CPCCBC5007||Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor|
|CPCCBC5010||Manage construction work|
|CPCCBC5001||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction|
|BSBOPS504||Manage business risk|
|BSBWHS513||Lead WHS risk management|
|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|
|CPCCBC5011||Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction|
|CPCCBC4010*||Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions|
|CPCCBC4008||Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4009||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4012||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBC5013||Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4014||Prepare simple building sketches and drawings|
|CPCCBC4018||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|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|
|CPCCBC5019||Manage building and construction business finances|
|CPCCBC5018*||Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys|
|CPCCBC4013||Prepare and evaluate tender documentation|
|CPCCBC4052||Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry|
|BSBPMG532||Manage project quality|
|BSBPMG538||Manage project stakeholder engagement|
Note: The elective units may change at college’s discretion, if necessary.