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CPC50220

Diploma of Building & Construction

The Diploma of Building & Construction focuses on developing your expertise as a qualified builder, preparing you to manage and oversee medium-rise construction projects efficiently. Learn how to lead construction teams, ensure compliance with regulations, and deliver high-quality projects.

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COURSE DURATION

  • 12-18 Months
  • Learn at your own pace (able to finish it quicker)

COURSE DELIVERY

  • Online Study (Digital Site Visits)
  • On-Site Gold Coast

WHAT YOU’LL PAY

  • Course Fee  –  $10,300
  • Flexible Payment Options Available

CAREER PATHWAYS

  • Medium-Rise Residential and Commercial Builder
  • Medium-Rise Residential and Commercial Builder Supervisor
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Manager
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Course Overview

The Diploma of Building & Construction is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to construct medium-rise residential and commercial construction projects. This course is the minimum technical requirement for obtaining the QBCC Builder – Medium-Rise License.

Entry Requirements

To enroll in our program, students must meet the following criteria:

  • hold, or plan to obtain upon enrollment, a current construction white card (to allow access to site)
  • a minimum year 12 education level
  • applicants must be at least 17 years old

Course Units

To achieve this qualification successfully, you must complete all the core competency units and the elective units outlined within the course scope below.
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Core Competency Units

CPCCBC4053

Apply Building Codes & Standards to the Construction Process for Class 2 to 9 Type C Buildings

CPCCBC5001

Apply Building Codes and Standards to the construction process for Type B construction

CPCCBC5005

Select & Manage Building & Construction Contractors

CPCCBC5010

Manage Construction Work

CPCCBC5018

Apply Structural Principals To The Construction of Buildings Up To 3 Storeys

BSBOP504

Manage Business Risk

BSBWHS513

Lead WHS Risk Management

CPCCBC4001

Apply Building Codes & Standards for the Construction Process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings

CPCCBC4003

Select, Prepare and Administer A Construction Contract

CPCCBC4004

Identify and Produce Estimated Costs For Building and Construction Projects

CPCCBC4005

Produce Labour & Material Schedules for Ordering

CPCCBC4008

Conduct on site Supervision of Building & Construction Projects

CPCCBC4009

Apply Legal Requirements to Building and Construction Projects

CPCCBC4010

Apply Structural Principals to Residential & Commercial Constructions

CPCCBC4012

Read & Interpret Plans and Specifications

CPCCBC4013

Prepare & Evaluate Tender Documentation

CPCCBC4014

Prepare Simple Building Sketches & Drawings

CPCCBC4018

Apply Site Surveys and Set-out Procedures to Building & Construction Projects

CPCCBC5002

Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects

CPCCBC5003

Supervise the Planning of On-Site Building & Construction Work

CPCCBC5007

Administer the Legal Obligations of a Building & Construction Contractor

CPCCBC5011

Manage Environmental Management Practices and Processes in Building & Construction

CPCCBC5013

Manage Professional, Technical & Legal Reports on Building and Construction Projects

CPCCBC5019

Manage Building and Construction Business Finances

Elective Units

CPCCBC5004

Supervise and Apply Quality Standards To The Selection of Building and Construction Materials

CPCCBC5006

Apply site surveys and set out procedures for building projects up to 3 storeys

CPCCBC5009

Identify services layout and connection methods for Type B and connections

Learning Approach

We believe in a collaborative learning approach, where we go through the content together, allowing you to ask questions and understand the content in-depth. Our programs combine online learning, direct on-campus classes, and practical fieldwork to suit your educational needs. Get the skills you need in the format that works for you, and learn directly from experts working in the industry, in a group online environment, with recorded sessions for you to view 24/7.

  • Practical On-site Training Sessions
  • Collaborative Learning Approach
  • Learn From Construction Experts

Ready to take the next step?

Take the first step in building a better future & get the qualifications that you need for a construction management job.

What Our Students Say

We help students learn the skills they need to become Construction Managers.

RPL Credit Eligibility Consultation

If you already have qualifications or experience in construciton, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credits which could knock-off some, if not all, of the required units - meaning you can get qualified pronto!

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Study Now, Pay Later!

We have repayment options available so you can study now and pay later! Speak to our team to learn more about how you can begin studying right away.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need construction experience to join your courses?
No prior construction experience is needed. We welcome students from various backgrounds and provide comprehensive training from scratch.
How long does it take to complete a course?
Most courses take about 6-12 months. We’ve designed them to be efficient, so you can start your construction management career sooner.
Why should I choose Prepare Training?
What sets us apart is that our courses are taught by practicing construction professionals. You’ll learn from experts who work in the industry every day, ensuring you gain real-world skills.
What kind of jobs can I get after finishing a course?
After completing our courses, you’ll be prepared for management roles in construction. These positions offer more responsibility and potential for higher earnings.
Can I study online or in-person, and is it flexible?
At Prepare Training, we prioritise flexibility to accommodate your schedule. Our online group classes offer an opportunity to ask questions and delve deeply into the subject until you feel confident. Additionally, we provide access to monthly on-site visits, which can be attended virtually if needed. These visits offer practical insights into applying the content in real-world scenarios.
Can I work while taking your courses?
Absolutely, you can work while studying. We have designed our courses to work within your schedule, which has allowed our students to maintain their full-time, part-time & casual jobs while taking our courses.
Is there an age requirement to join your courses?
Our minimum age requirement is 15 years to enrol in our courses.
Can I pay in installments?
Yes – We offer flexible payment plans to make tuition more manageable for you. This way, you can focus on your education without financial stress.
Can I transfer credits or get credit for previous experience (RPL)?
If you have previous education or experience, you may be able to transfer credits or apply for credit based on your skills and knowledge. Our team is here to assist you in ensuring that your prior learning is appropriately recognised.

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