CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
|CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction|
|Cricos Course Code :||106946B|
|Course Code :||CPC40120|
|Course Name :||Certificate IV in Building and Construction|
|Location :||Port Melbourne Campus & Hobart Campus|
|Duration :||40 weeks|
Studying the Certificate IV in Building and Construction course at Orange College gives you the skills to supervise a small residential or commercial project construction business. The course has been specifically designed for students looking to start a career in the building industry, and for those who wish to change careers or re-enter the workforce.
Program duration and schedule
|Program length||40 weeks|
|Location||Port Melbourne Campus & Hobart Campus|
|INTAKE SCHEDULE||Contact us: +61 3 9670 2985|
|FEE STRUCTURE||Please contact us at +61 3 9670 2985 or
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Program Structure (Core and Elective Units)
Courses at Orange College for international students are all on-campus with an online component (for each unit) that does not contribute to more than 30% of the overall unit. This means that students will study every unit/subject both online (30%) and via on-campus (70%) mode.
International students on a student visa are required to study full-time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.
This course consists of 19 units of competency, which includes:
• 11 Core Units
• 8 Elective Units
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|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|
|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|
|CPCCBC4026||Arrange building applications and approvals|
|CPCCBC4013||Prepare and evaluate tender documentation|
Methods of assessment for the Certificate IV in Building and Construction include written questions, projects, observations, presentations, case studies, reports and practical activities.
Mode and Method of Delivery
Study mode: Full time (20 hours per week – 70% hours face to face and 30% hours online), Learners may require 5 hours* of self-directed learning per week (*Indicative only).
Delivery mode: This is an intensive program that is delivered through a blended training model. Students are required to attend 14 hours/week (including tutorials/simulation or a construction site visit) and 6 hours online-based on blended learning (within a 20 hours per week schedule).
Note: Please refer to the OIC COVID-19 page for information regarding course updates.
Before you begin your course application, ensure you meet all the requirements listed below.
Entry Requirements for Domestic Students
Main requirements include:
- Be aged 18 years or the time of applying for admission*.
- Complete LLN Test
- Have completed a Year 11/12 qualification or equivalent.
Other requirements include:
- Have basic digital literacy (ability to communicate and access information through digital technologies like internet platforms, emails, search engines and MS Office products).Provide proof of Australian citizenship or permanent residency.
- Provide verifiable USI (Unique Student Identifier).
- Attend a pre-enrolment /pre-training meeting**.
- Complete an LLN skills test (available in English language only).
- Have internet access and a computer with up-to-date software (including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader).
- Please refer to our BYOD policy for more details: Source: http://bit.ly/34Lilde
Entry Requirements for International Students
Main requirements include:
- Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
- Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)
- Academic IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
- Bring your own device (BYOD), access to internet, basic digital literacy
Other requirements include:
- Students must be 18+ at the time of applying for admission to Orange College.
- If a student’s educational qualifications do not meet Orange College’s admission requirements, other factors may be considered at the discretion of Orange College. (please contact admission staff for more details and refer to Application, Enrolment and Orientation policy for further details)
- It is a requirement to be competent in written and spoken English and students will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to commencing the training. Refer to the LLN policy for further details.
- Students must have a sense of balance and the ability to cope with the physical demands of the training and assessment, which includes working at heights, heavy lifting, manual labour, operation of tools (both manual and power tools) etc.
- Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy is applicable for this course. Your device must have camera and speaker functions. Please refer to BYOD Policy for details.
- Internet Access with a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.
- Basic digital literacy (ability to communicate and access information through digital technologies like internet platforms, social media, search engines, emails and basic use of MS office products).
- Students need satisfactory completion of studies in your home country, equivalent to an Australian Year 11/12 qualification
- IELTS band score of overall 5.5 (Academic or General) or equivalent in line with the Department of Education and DOHA regulations (Refer to Application, Enrolment and Orientation policy for further details).
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)
If a certificate or statement of results is produced and verified, a credit transfer process will be initiated by Orange College in relation to the units as per the training plan. Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.” (Source: AQF)
Upon enrolment of all learning programs, Orange College’s code of practice states that all candidates for assessment will be offered RPL. This is reiterated in the student handbook and acknowledged in writing.
RPL is an assessment process that assesses an individual’s non-formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.
Recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.” (Source: AQF)
On successful completion of this course the learners are going to be awarded Certificate IV in Building and Construction, which is a nationally recognised qualification.
Students who do not complete all units may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of the Certificate IV in Building and Construction.
The following information reveals the suggested training pathways after successfully completing the Certificate IV in Building and Construction.
Disclaimer: This is a superseded qualification; students may require to transition into the next version when available. Refer to Letter of Offer, Student Agreement and Acceptance of Offer Form for more information.
|Certificate IV||Diploma||Advanced Diploma|
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