CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CRICOS CODE: 103775G

This vocational course, CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) is offered by Step Into Training Services (SITS) where you’ll learn to develop the skills required to manage and supervise a wide range of building projects. Designed and delivered for ambitious builders by our industry experts, this course will enable you to enhance your building experience and graduate with an industry-relevant qualification in this dynamic and flourishing industry. Throughout the theoretical, practical sessions and flexible hands-on learning at SITS, you’ll be well versed with the knowledge to manage contracts and tender documentation, prepare estimates and monitor costs, apply site surveys, and know ways to supervise and manage building projects. SITS’s Diploma of Building and Construction covers a range of topics from structural principles to occupational health and safety. on time and within budget.

By studying the Diploma of Building and Construction at SITS you will obtain the expertise required for the management, supervision, and administration of residential, industrial, and commercial medium-rise building projects up to three stories. Armed with the Diploma of Building and Construction will enable you to become a registered builder in Australia ready to start your own building business. Successful completion of the Diploma gives students a winning edge and opens a door to career progression and advancement. The knowledge that you’ll gain through quality training at SITS will make you an attractive hire across a range of sectors. This nationally recognised Diploma further accelerates your growth into supervisory or management roles.


Occupational titles may include:

  • Builder
  • General Foreperson
  • Estimator
  • Project Manager

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Please refer to the link below for licensing requirements for a builder:

https://www.qbcc.qld.gov.au/industry/apply-licence/apply-builder-licence

After achieving CPC50220- Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), you may continue with your studies by enrolling in CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management). Some Diploma competencies count towards the Advanced Diploma program

Please note that SITS does not delivery all the mentioned qualifications.

Employment Opportunities

Career opportunities may include:

  • Builder
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Contract manager
  • Building supervisor
  • Building Contractor

Qualification Package Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

SITS has its own following admission requirement
Pre-training Review:

SITS’s policies seek to remove barriers within the learning and assessment processes, and to place individuals with specific needs into an appropriate course.
SITS is responsible for obtaining enrolment details in full (as outlined on the Enrolment Application Form) and to ensure that information pertaining to individual learning requirements is provided to participants prior to enrolment. A Pre-Training Review will be done during the application process in accordance with the applicant’s provided information. This review relates to each learner’s previous education, training and work experience. This review is conducted to determine if there is a need to recognise existing competencies through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and / or Credit for prior studies. Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer approval will shorten the length of the course. Please refer to Pre-Training Review Policy and Procedure.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN Test):

Applicants will need to undertake LLN test and demonstrate the required ACSF level for this qualification to gain entry into this qualification. It will be conducted at the same time as the pre-training review.

If the applicant cannot complete the LLN test satisfactorily, they will be provided with support, (within the scope of SITS). If the support required for the applicant does not fall within the scope of SITS, the applicant will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with some other institute at additional cost. SITS will not charge any referral fees.

SITS Admission requirements

  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.
  • IELTS band 5.5 or equivalent. Applicant does not need to provide evidence of an English test score with application if one of the following applies:
    • Applicant is a citizen and holds a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland
    • Applicant is enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course
    • Applicant has completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
    • in the 2 years before applying for the student visa, Applicant completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while they held a student visa.
  • Entry into this course requires the successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent.
  • All learners will be required to demonstrate the required LLN (Language, Literacy, Numeracy) level to gain entry into the course. The following ACSF level is required to gain entry into the course. If addition support is required, then we can help you. For additional information, go to the Student Handbook on our website.
Material Fees: Tuition Fees: Enrolment Fees: Total Fees:
$700 $18000 $300 $19000

Total number of units: 27

24 Core Units 3 Elective Units
Unit Code Unit Name
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to 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 and material schedules for ordering
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
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and 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
CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC5018* Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement
CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • Duration : 72 weeks
  • Total Fees : $19000
  • Mode of Delivery :
    Face to Face
  • Campus : Salisbury

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