Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) - CPC50220

Holmesglen Institute

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00012G

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. Occupational titles may include:BuilderGeneral ForepersonBuilding InspectorThe 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 the requirements detailed in the Assessment Requirements of core unit CPCCBC4008 Supervise communication and administration processes for building and construction projects.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and requirements additional to the attainment of this qualification may be required.

Subjects

  • Manage construction work
  • Lead WHS risk management
  • Manage building and construction business finances
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
  • Conduct air monitoring and clearance inspections for asbestos removal work
  • Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
  • Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
  • Manage business risk
  • Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency
  • Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
  • Implement asset management plan
  • Identify services layout and connection methods for Type B and C constructions
  • Supervise the planning of on-site building and construction work
  • Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes
  • Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
  • Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
  • Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building projects up to three storeys
  • Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • Manage project quality
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for large building projects
  • Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
  • Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
  • Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to three storeys
  • Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
  • Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
  • Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
  • Manage project stakeholder engagement
  • Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
  • Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Chadstone International: $15,500 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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