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Diploma of
Building & Construction

national recognised training


Diploma of Building & Construction


Portrait of handsome male builder laughing infront of window
Applications Open
Course Level Diploma
Free Course For eligible students

Delivery Method Face To Face &
Virtual Online

Duration 62 Weeks
Excluding Holidays

Employment Outcome Registered Builder, Site Manager,
Building Inspector

Qualification Description
  • Units
  • Course Delivery
  • Fee & Funding
  • How to Enrol

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 27 units.

  • 24 Core Units
  • 3 Elective Units
Unit Code
Unit Title
BSBOPS504Manage business risk (Core)
BSBWHS513Lead WHS risk management (Core)
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings (Core)
CPCCBC4003Select, prepare and administer a construction contract (Core)
CPCCBC4004Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects (Core)
CPCCBC4005Produce labour and material schedules for ordering (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)
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications (Core)
CPCCBC4013Prepare and evaluate tender documentation (Core)
CPCCBC4014Prepare simple building sketches and drawings (Core)
CPCCBC4018Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects (Core)
CPCCBC4053Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings (Core)
CPCCBC5001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction (Core)
CPCCBC5002Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects (Core)
CPCCBC5003Supervise the planning of on-site building and construction work (Core)
CPCCBC5005Select and manage building and construction contractors (Core)
CPCCBC5007Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor (Core)
CPCCBC5010Manage construction work (Core)
CPCCBC5011Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction (Core)
CPCCBC5013Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects (Core)
CPCCBC5018Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to three storeys (Core)
CPCCBC5019Manage building and construction business finances (Core)
BSBPMG532Manage project quality (Elective)
CPCCBC4052Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
BSBPMG538Manage project stakeholder engagement (Elective)

This course is delivered with a weekly class (currently is virtually online on MS Teams). You need to set aside approximately 10 hours per week for self-study and 5 hours per week for assessment activities.

In weekly class, your trainer will facilitate a range of Training experiences including:

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

*Check if you are eligible for government funding.

$15,975 AUD (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.
    • - Provide an overview of the course 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.
    • - Assist you to complete the enrolment form.
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,

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.

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.
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