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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

National Course Code: CPC50210

TAFE NSW Course Number: CPC50210-01V06-GR


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Start Date:
23 Jul 2018


1 year

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Indicative Cost: $8,220

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

Would you like to further your career in the construction industry? The Diploma of Building and Construction will put you on the pathway for employment as a site manager or project This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.

The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all included units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Although there are no formal educational entry requirements for this course, we recommend that:
- Some computer skills are needed to undertake simple office tasks such as word processing.
- You must be able to study and work independently.
- You need a level of language, research, letter and report writing skills equivalent to year 12 at high school.
- You need some maths skills to be able to calculate and solve simple maths problems.
- You need a computer with standard office applications.
- You need good internet access.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
BSBPMG508A Manage project risk
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
BSBPMG505A Manage project quality
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

The indicative cost of this course is $8,220.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18NIR01261Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)-UOS123 Jul 201819 Oct 20183 Sep 2018$2,055
18NIR01266Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)-UOS222 Oct 201818 Jan 20193 Dec 2018$2,055
19NIR00405Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)-UOS321 Jan 201919 Apr 20194 Mar 2019$2,055
19NIR00408Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)-UOS423 Apr 201923 Jul 20193 Jun 2019$2,055

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 870.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 23 Jul 2018

Flexible: 20 hours per week x 1 Year

To complete this course study in the classroom with face to face delivery either during the day or evening at Nirimba College, or alternatively if preferred by self paced study using flexible electronic delivery at distance if needed.

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au .If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

18NIR-105 S:23/7/2018 E:23/7/2019

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