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Qualification details

CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) and CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management). 26/Nov/2020
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40508 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) and CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). 26/Nov/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 09/Mar/2021
(View details for release 3) 15/Jan/2021
(View details for release 2) 23/Dec/2020
(View details for release 1) 27/Nov/2020


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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CPCSUS4002 - Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildingsUse building science principles to construct energy efficient buildingsCurrentElective
BSBESB406 - Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business venturesEstablish operational strategies and procedures for new business venturesCurrentElective
BSBLDR413 - Lead effective workplace relationshipsLead effective workplace relationshipsCurrentElective
CPCSUS4003 - Maximise energy efficiency through applied trade skillsMaximise energy efficiency through applied trade skillsCurrentElective
CPCCBC5019 - Manage building and construction business financesManage building and construction business financesCurrentElective
CPCCBC4001 - Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildingsApply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildingsCurrentCore
BSBWRT411 - Write complex documentsWrite complex documentsCurrentElective
BSBPEF501 - Manage personal and professional developmentManage personal and professional developmentCurrentElective
CPCCBC4010 - Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructionsApply structural principles to residential and commercial constructionsCurrentCore
CPCCBC4018 - Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projectsApply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projectsCurrentCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312112 Building Associate 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Building Trades 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Leading Hand,Building Site Manager,Construction Manager,Builder 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312112 Building Associate 09/Feb/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 09/Feb/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 27/Nov/2020 
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Modification History

Release 4

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.2.

Imported Elective unit BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development updated to BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development.

Release 3

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 6.1.

Addition of 3 units of competency to the General Electives:

  • CPCBIM4001 Plan to comply with BIM requirements for construction work.
  • CPCBIM4002 Use BIM processes to carry out construction work
  • CPCBIM4003 Contribute to BIM deliverables for construction work

Release 2

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.1.

Imported unit BSBPEF501 Manage personal and professional development replaced by BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development. Units listed alphanumerically.

Release 1

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.0.

  • Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).
  • Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management).

Updated imported elective units to current versions.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of builders, site managers and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements to Class 1 and 10, to a maximum of two storeys and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, and who plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, and who apply quality principles to building and construction projects.

Building relates to construction and Site Management is about managing the factors around construction, such as the deployment of crews with specialised skills (including builders), product compliance, deployment of contract specialised skills, weather and site location.

Occupational titles depending on packaging options selected may include:

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Leading Hand

The qualification is designed to enable two specialised occupational outcome pathways depending on elective options which will be reflected as:

  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)

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 and Site Supervisor licensing varies across States and Territories and requirements additional to the attainment of this qualification may be required.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 19 units of competency:
  • 11 core units
  • 8 elective units.

To achieve the occupational outcome of Builder  electives must include:

  • All Group A elective units
  • Up to two elective units from either Group B or general electives.
  • One elective unit may be from any training package or accredited course as long as it ensures the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contributes to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome

To achieve the occupation outcome of Site Manager  electives must include:

  • All Group B electives
  • Up to four elective units from either Group A or general electives.
  • One unit may be from any training package or accredited course as long as it ensures the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contributes to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome

Prerequisite units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Prerequisite requirements 

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions.

CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings.

CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings.

Core Units 

CPCCBC4001

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings

CPCCBC4002

Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace

CPCCBC4007

Plan building or construction work

CPCCBC4008

Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4009

Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4010*

Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions

CPCCBC4012

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCBC4014

Prepare simple building sketches and drawings

CPCCBC4018

Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects

CPCCBC4021

Minimise waste on the building and construction site

CPCCBC4053

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings

Elective Units 

Group A - Building

BSBPMG422

Apply project quality management techniques

CPCCBC4003

Select, prepare and administer a construction contract

CPCCBC4004

Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

CPCCBC4005

Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

CPCCBC4006

Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects

CPCSUS4002

Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings

Elective Units 

Group B – Site Manager

CPCCBC4013

Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

CPCCBC4017

Arrange resources and prepare for the building and construction project

CPCCBC4052

Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry

CPCCCO4001

Supervise concreting work

General Electives  

BSBESB402

Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures

BSBESB406

Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures

BSBESB407

Manage finances for new business ventures

BSBLDR413

Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBPEF501

Manage personal and professional development

BSBPMG426

Apply project risk management techniques

BSBPMG430

Undertake project work

BSBWRT411

Write complex documents

CPCBIM4001

Plan to comply with BIM requirements for construction work

CPCBIM4002

Use BIM processes to carry out construction work

CPCBIM4003

Contribute to BIM deliverables for construction work

CPCCBC4015

Prepare specifications for all construction works

CPCCBC4019

Apply sustainable building design principles to water management systems

CPCCBC4020

Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures

CPCCBC4022

Supervise tilt-up work

CPCCBC4024

Resolve business disputes

CPCCBC4026

Arrange building applications and approvals

CPCCBC4028

Prepare design brief for construction works

CPCCBC5019

Manage building and construction business finances

CPCSUS4001

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

CPCSUS4003

Maximise energy efficiency through applied trade skills

Qualification Mapping Information

CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Release 5.0 

CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package 

Comments 

E/NE 

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).

Increase in total number of units for qualification outcome.

Changes to core and elective units and packaging rules.

Changed terminology of qualification occupational titles and outcome from building to builder.

Updated imported elective units to current versions.

E

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)

Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC40508 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management).

Increase in total number of units for qualification outcome.

Changes to core and elective units and packaging rules.

Changed terminology of qualification occupational titles and outcome from site management to site manager.

Updated imported elective units to current versions.

E

Links

Companion volumes to this training package are available at the VETNet website - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=7e15fa6a-68b8-4097-b099-030a5569b1ad