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Certificate IV in
Building & Construction



Certificate IV in Building & Construction

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Applications Open
Course Level Certificate IV
Free Course For eligible students

Delivery Method Face To Face &
Virtual Online

Duration 36 Weeks
Excluding Holidays

Employment Outcome Construction Manager

Qualification Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses.

Entry & Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must be aged 18 or above
  • To assist prospective students to determine if the course is suitable and appropriate for their individual needs, Pretraining Review (PTR) will be conducted.
  • Successful completion of BCTA’s Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) test.
Course Details
  • Units
  • Course Delivery
  • Fee & Funding
  • How to Enrol

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 19 units.

  • 11 Core Units
  • 8 Elective Units

The full list of units of competency can be found within the Training Package however, the units offered by BCTA are listed as:

Unit Code
Unit Title
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings (Core)
CPCCBC4002Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace (Core)
CPCCBC4007Plan building and construction work (Core)
CPCCBC4008Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects (Core)
CPCCBC4009Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects (Core)
CPCCBC4010Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions (Core)
CPCCBC4012Read and interpret plans and specifications (Core)
CPCCBC4014Prepare simple building sketches and drawings (Core)
CPCCBC4018Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects (Core)
CPCCBC4021Minimise waste on the building and construction site (Core)
CPCCBC4053Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings (Core)
BSBLDR413Lead effective workplace relationships (Elective)
BSBPMG422 Apply project quality management techniques (Elective)
BSBWRT411Write complex documents (Elective)
CPCCBC4003Select, prepare and administer a construction contract (Elective)
CPCCBC4004Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects (Elective)
CPCCBC4005Produce labour and material schedules for ordering (Elective)
CPCCBC4006Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects (Elective)
CPCSUS4002Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings (Elective)

This course is delivered with a weekly class (conducted virtually in a real-time classroom environment through MS Teams). You need to set aside 10 hours per week for self-study and 5 hours for Assessment work. In weekly class, your trainer will facilitate a range of Training experiences including:

  • - Trainer led instruction
  • - Discussion and debate
  • - Group Training activities
  • - Case studies
  • - Role plays

Amount to be paid by the student = $0

This Training is delivered with Victorian Government Funding for eligible students. To be eligible, you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or have a permanent residency visa, and be ‘upskilling’ by seeking to enrol in a higher-level course than what you already hold. This may impact your access to further government-subsidized training in the future.

* Check if you are eligible for government funding.

$10,260 (Flexible payment plans available)

If you want to enrol in any course with BCTA, simply give us a call on 1300 11 2282 or fill out the enquiry form.

A BCTA representative will discuss your needs with you and conduct a pre-enrolment interview to:

    • - Ensure you pick the right course to meet your needs.- Assist you to complete the enrolment form.
    • - Provide an overview of content and assessment requirements.
    • - Discuss our policies and procedures and our Code of Conduct.
    • - Discuss any previous first aid training you have undertaken.
    • - Determine whether or not you will need any additional support.
    • - Once you have enrolled you should keep in mind BCTA Fees and Refunds Policy.
    • - Discuss costs, payment options, cancellations, and refunds.
Course Entry & Exit Points

Given the holistic nature of this program in both the delivery and assessment, it is important to note that
you can only enter the program at the scheduled commencement, or at the commencement of the new unit.

If you are not provided with a timetable upon confirmation of your enrolment or need more
information on please contact BCTA on 1300 11 2282,

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