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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

This course is delivered by Orange International College Pty. Ltd. | ABN : 15 167 063 596, CRICOS Provider Code : 03446A | RTO No : 41315

Course information
Student

International

Cricos Course Code

103773J

Delivery Mode

Blended learning model (70% face-toface and 30% guided online learning)

Campus locations

235 Ingles Street Port Melbourne VIC 3207 Level 8, 86 Collins Street, Hobart 7000

Duration

This qualification will be delivered as full-time study over the course of 72 weeks and 14 weeks as breaks/holidays. Duration may vary based on mode of delivery and/or RPL and CT

Intake

08-Apr-2024 | 15-Apr-2024 | 10-Jun-2024 | 01-Jul-2024 | 05-Aug-2024 | 09-Sep-2024 | 04-Nov-2024

Course overview

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. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have access to a live building and construction workplace to meet the requirements detailed in the Assessment Requirements of core unit CPCCBC4008 Supervise communication and administration processes for building and construction projects.

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

 Source: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/CPC50220

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Career opportunities

This qualification reflects the role of building professionals who apply knowledge of structural principles, risk and financial management, estimating, preparing and administering building and construction contracts, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality and managing construction work in building projects including residential and commercial with the following limitations:

Residential construction limited to National Construction Code Class 1 and 10 buildings to a maximum of 3 storeys.

Commercial construction limited to National Construction Code Class 2 to 9 buildings, Type C and B construction.

Occupational titles may include:

• Builder

• General Foreperson

• Building Inspector  

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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 27 units of competency, including 24 core units, 3 elective units

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit/s must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
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About Orange
Weekend classes

Busy during the week? No worries, because Orange College provides weekend classes to give you round-the-clock education with added flexibility to suit your schedule.

Practical workshops

Getting down and dirty in a hands-on learning environment is the best approach in getting you job-ready and well-equipped with the right practical skills.

Dynamic classes

Learn in a dynamic, proactive environment with extra activities that encourage you to think outside the box and gradually develop your skills throughout your learning journey.

Modern facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with the latest resources, including incredible large areas for practical workshops, modern and comfortable classrooms with projectors, communal areas (breakout room/kitchen area), printers, loan laptops* and free wi-fi to give you the best chance of success and help drive your progress in becoming job-ready. *Conditions Apply. Please contact Student Services for more details.

Experienced trainers

All our trainers and educators are experts in their field who love teaching and sharing their knowledge with students to help them exceed their learning goals.

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