Building and Construction
Course Code: CPC50220 | CRICOS Code: 113560F
The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) is a comprehensive and industry-focused program designed to equip aspiring construction professionals with the skills and knowledge required to excel in the building and construction industry. This course provides a pathway for individuals seeking to become licensed builders, construction managers, or take on leadership roles in the construction sector.
Throughout the course, students will gain a deep understanding of construction principles, project management, sustainable building practices, and regulatory compliance. They will develop essential skills in planning, coordinating, and supervising building projects, ensuring quality outcomes and adherence to industry standards.
Course Duration: 78 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $25,000
Non Tuition Fee: AUD $3,500
Total Course Cost:AUD $28,500
This course is conducted with a blended learning model that includes face-to-face learning in classrooms and in simulated building worksites, and also via interactive online learning.
This course is available to students who are able to provide evidence that they:
- 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment;
- Must have completed year 12 with a pass of 60% or above in best four related subjects or equivalent to Australian qualifications in their country or other equivalent qualification/s to Diploma level qualifications from overseas;
- IELTS overall 5.5 with not less than 5.0 in each module / TOEFL 46 / PTE ACADEMIC 43 / CAE 47 / OET PASS / TOEFL PBT 527 or equivalent or Cert IV level Australian qualification;
- Must have the ability to carry out workshop training involving physical activity, including lifting;
- Prior to commencement of practical components of the course, the student must complete the general induction training program (white card);
|2023 Intake Dates
|2024 Intake Dates
|21st August, 2023
|29th January, 2024
|09th October, 2023
|04th March, 2024
|13th November 2023
|22th April, 2024
|27th May, 2024
|15th July, 2024
|19th August, 2024
|07th October, 2024
|11th November 2024
Assessments may include written questions, demonstration of tasks/techniques, group activities, in class activities, role play, presentation, work based project, research projects, and workplace observations/evidences.
Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)113560F.
Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.
Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment within the building and construction industry in roles such as:
- Registered Builder
- Building Supervisor
- Construction Manager
After completing CPC50220 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) you may progress to higher education courses.
Lead College recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs. Lead College will accept and mutually recognise the qualifications and Statements of Attainment awarded by any other registered training organisation unless precluded by licensing requirements. We can also grant you Credit Transfer for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.
During the entry process and interview stage LEAD College will discuss with you the process and options for RPL. Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.
UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT
USI is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the students will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au. The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.
STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE and GUIDANCE SERVICES
Relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.
Orientation to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate program. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled courses.
|Core Units – 24
|Manage business risk
|Lead WHS risk management
|Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
|Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
|Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
|Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
|Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
|Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
|Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
|Read and interpret plans and specifications
|Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
|Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
|Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
|Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings
|Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
|Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
|Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
|Select and manage building and construction contractors
|Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
|Manage construction work
|Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
|Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
|Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
|Manage building and construction business finances
|Elective Units – 3
|Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
|Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
|Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability