Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Course Code: CPC50220 | CRICOS Code: 103770A

Faculty

Building & ConStruction

Delivery Mode

Blended and Site Visits

Duration

78 Weeks

Course Description

COURSE CODE : CPC50220 | CRICOS CODE : 103770A

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

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.

MODE OF STUDY

Blended / Site Visits

COURSE DELIVERY LOCATION

Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000

Sydney Campus
Level 1, 37 George Street,
Parramatta NSW 2150

Course Fee/Duration

FEE

Course Duration: 78 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $20,000 (includes Workshop training , Materials & Administration Fee)

Note: Fees are subject to changes

COURSE DURATION

The program will be delivered over 78 weeks with Blended (Online and face to face classes) + site visits

Intake Dates

INTAKE DATES 2022
January, April, July, October

Melbourne
2022 
24/1/22 
7/3/22 
18/4/22 
23/5/22 
11/7/22 
15/8/22 
Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • 18 years or older upon application
  • All applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enrol for this qualification

For international students, KFI accepts following proof of a level of English proficiency:

  • IELTS Overall 5.5 band (no band below 5.0)
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet-based) 69-79 with no band less than 14
  • TOEFL Paper 523 (with a min. TWE 3.5)
  • TOEFL CBT (Combuted-based) 193 (with a min.TWE 3.5)
  • PTE Academic 46 with no communicative skill score less than 40

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units Of Competency

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

This qualification requires the successful completion of 27 units of competency: 24 Core units and 3 Electives

Prerequisite requirements Core Units – 2
Unit of competencyPrerequisite requirement
CPCCBC4010* Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructionsCPCCBC4053 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
CPCCBC5018* Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeysCPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction/CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings
Core Units – 22
BSBOPS504Manage business risk
BSBWHS513Lead WHS risk management
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
CPCCBC4003Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4004Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4008Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4012Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4013Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4014Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4053Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings
CPCCBC5001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
CPCCBC5002Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
CPCCBC5005Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC5010Manage construction work
CPCCBC5011Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5013Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC5019Manage building and construction business finances
Elective Units – 3
BSBPMG532Manage project quality
BSBPMG538Manage project stakeholder engagement
CPCCBC4052Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
Qualification Pathways

QUALIFICATION PATHWAYS

After successfully completing the Diploma of Building and Construction, students may apply for the:

  • Bachelor of Building Surveying
  • Bachelor of Construction Management

Note: While KFI may not offer all the qualifications indicated within the pathway, we identify relevant progression that may be attained.

Career Pathways

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course may include following job roles:

  • Project Manager
  • Building Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Estimator
  • Project Supervisor
  • Foreperson

* Completion of an KFI qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome

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