Western Sydney Institute

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CPC50210

This diploma qualification prepares you for a career in residential, commercial and civil construction with formal licencing and training in the principles, techniques and regulations of the building industry.

  • $8,220*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Distance

    • Anytime

    • Self paced (2 years)

    • Distance

    Distance Self paced (2 years)

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Entry Requirements
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One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

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

This course is for people wanting to work as builders. You will learn the skills and knowledge required to manage low and medium rise building projects. This course may assist you in getting a builder's licence in NSW.

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Course Content

To obtain a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) with Western Sydney Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 18 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

14 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Apply principles of OHS risk management
    BSBOHS504B

  • Manage project quality
    BSBPMG505A

  • Manage project risk
    BSBPMG508A

  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
    CPCCBC4001A

  • Select and prepare a construction contract
    CPCCBC4003A

  • Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
    CPCCBC4004A

  • Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
    CPCCBC4010B

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
    CPCCBC4012B

  • Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
    CPCCBC4013A

  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
    CPCCBC5001B

  • Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
    CPCCBC5002A

  • Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
    CPCCBC5003A

  • Manage construction work
    CPCCBC5010B

  • Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
    CPCCBC5018A

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
    CPCCBC5004A

  • Select and manage building and construction contractors
    CPCCBC5005A

  • Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
    CPCCBC5007B

  • Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
    CPCCBC5009A

Course Provider

TAFE Western Sydney is a vocational education and training provider dedicated to shaping the futures of individuals, community and industry in Western Sydney and further.

TAFE Western Sydney is also a leading provider of distance education through its specialist distance and online learning brand, OTEN (the Open Training and Education Network). OTEN’s training provides a high level of individual support, flexibility as well as advanced technologies which allow students to study at their own pace.

Registered
1999
Courses
647
Provider Type
Government
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