Certificate IV in Building & Construction

Certificate IV in Building & Construction is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to construct low-rise residential and commercial construction projects. Completion of this qualification is the minimum technical requirement for obtaining the ‘QBCC Builder – Low Rise License’

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  • 6-12 Months
  • Learn at your own pace (able to finish it quicker)


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


  • Course Fee  –  $5,600
  • Flexible Payment Options Available


  • Low Rise Builder
  • Low Rise Builder Supervisor
  • Project Manager of Medium-Rise Construction Projects
  • Construction Manager of Low-Rise Construction Projects
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Course Overview

This course is designed to equip learners with the essential skills and knowledge required for a career in Building & Construction. It’s ideal for those aspiring to roles such as Construction Managers, Site Supervisors, or Project Coordinators, particularly in industries where compliance with building regulations is crucial.

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 10 education level
  • applicants must be at least 16 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


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


Manage Work Health and Safety In The Building and Construction Workplace


Plan Building & Construction Work


Conduct on Site Supervision of Building & Construction Projects


Apply Legal Requirements to Building & Construction projects


Apply Structural Principals to Residential & Commercial Constructions


Read & Interpret Plans and Specifications


Prepare Simple Building Sketches & Drawing


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


Minimize Waste on the Building and Construction Site


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

Elective Units


Select, Prepare and Administer A Construction Contract


Identify and Produce Estimated Costs For Building and Construction Projects


Produce Labour and Material Schedules For Ordering


Select, Procure & Store Construction Materials for Building & Construction Projects


Prepare & Evaluate Tender Documentation


Lead and Manage Teams in The Building and Construction Industry


Apply Quality Management Techniques


Apply Project Risk Management Techniques

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.

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

RPL Credit Eligibility Consultation

If you already have qualifications or experience in construction, 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!

Speak with our team to see if you qualify!

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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