CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) - International

CRICOS code: 084645A
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Next intake February 2022
LocationsEast Geelong Campus
DurationFull-time: 18 months

Course description

Are you pursuing your builders registration, or looking for supervising or contract administration roles? The Diploma of Building and Construction course will help you achieve this goal. 

You will learn about the latest building industry skills required to plan and coordinate the construction of medium-rise residential and commercial buildings as well as construction theory, contract administration, supervision skills, and quality risk factors.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 days per week

How often do I attend?

Day Group: 3 days per week | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday | 9.00am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 5.00pm
Some subjects may require night attendance or Remote Delivery.

Industry Group: 2 nights per week | Monday, Wednesday | 5.00pm – 9.00pm | includes off campus learning and some subjects will be delivered via remote delivery.

Possible career outcomes

  • Eligibility to register with the Building Practitioners Board in Victoria as a domestic builder (unlimited) and commercial builder. For more information visit the VBA website.
  • Building works supervisor
  • Estimator
  • Registered builder domestic (unlimited)
  • Registered builder commercial

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19
While The Gordon is permitted to deliver face-to-face teaching in compliance with current Government guidelines and COVIDSafe restrictions, many courses will utilise a blend of remote and on-campus learning. Find out more about delivery changes here.

How to apply

  1. View how to apply to find out what documents you will need to complete your application.
  2. Submit your application through your education agent using the forms below or apply online by selecting an intake from the application and attendance table below.

If you need help, contact the International team.

Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course.

Applications & attendance

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2022 February
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Jun 2021
Close: 1 Feb 2022 
Class DayMon, Tue & Wed 9AM to 5PM
 
Full-time: 18 months  Apply  
2022 July
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Jun 2021
Close: 1 Jul 2022 
Class DayMon, Tue & Wed 9AM to 5PM
 
Full-time: 18 months  Apply  
2023 February
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Jul 2021
Close: 1 Feb 2023 
Class DayTimetable to be advised
 
Full-time: 18 months  Apply  
2023 July
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Jul 2021
Close: 1 Jul 2023 
Class DayTimetable to be advised
 
Full-time: 18 months  Apply  

 

Note: Students are required to undertake some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside of class time.

Please refer to our key dates and orientation webpage here.

We reserve the right to close course intakes early. Many courses have limited places and high demand. Early applications are recommended. We reserve the right to cancel intakes and courses if there are insufficient student numbers.

  • Applicants must be aged 17 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 to meet the academic requirements for the course. 
  • To be eligible to apply for a VET Student Loan applicants will be required to: 
    • undertake an independent assessment test to ensure they possess Level 3 in reading and numeracy, or
    • provide their Year 12 certificate, or
    • provide evidence of completion of a Certificate IV or above. 
  • Industry group: applicants will be selected on demonstrated history in a construction related industry
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

Academic:

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent – Equivalents can be found on our Entry Requirements page.

English:

IELTS Academic overall score of 5.5 with no band below 5.0 (or equivalent); or completion of Australian Year 12; or a qualification undertaken in Australia at Certificate IV or higher and completed within the past 5 years; or university studies in Australia of at least 2 years duration.

*Applicants from specified countries may be exempt from English Language Requirements for admissions purposes. Such students will still need to provide evidence of meeting minimum English requirements for visa purposes. Check the list of exempt countries for more information.

Age/other requirements:

You must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.

  • Applicants must be aged 17 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 11 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3 to meet the academic requirements for the course. 
  • To be eligible to apply for a VET Student Loan applicants will be required to: 
    • undertake an independent assessment test to ensure they possess Level 3 in reading and numeracy, or
    • provide their Year 12 certificate, or
    • provide evidence of completion of a Certificate IV or above. 
  • Industry group: applicants will be selected on demonstrated history in a construction related industry

Personal Learning Requirements

There are personal learning requirements for each qualification at The Gordon. These are essential personal capabilities and skills required to successfully complete the course and be ready to work in the industry.

Please review the requirements here and consider any challenges you may have in meeting them. When applying for your course, please let us know what support you may need.

Selection mode

Core Code Hours
Apply Building Codes And Standards To The Construction Process For Low Rise Building Projects CPCCBC4001A 40
Apply Building Codes And Standards To The Construction Process For Medium Rise Building Projects CPCCBC5001B 200
Apply Principles Of OHS Risk Management BSBOHS504B 40
Apply Structural Principles To Residential Low Rise Constructions CPCCBC4010B 160
Apply Structural Principles To The Construction Of Medium Rise Buildings CPCCBC5018A 300
Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects CPCCBC4004A 60
Manage Construction Work CPCCBC5010B 150
Manage Project Quality BSBPMG505A 40
Manage Project Risk BSBPMG508A 40
Monitor Costing Systems On Medium Rise Building And Construction Projects CPCCBC5002A 60
Prepare And Evaluate Tender Documentation CPCCBC4013A 20
Select And Prepare A Construction Contract CPCCBC4003A 40
Supervise The Planning Of On-site Medium Rise Building Or Construction Work CPCCBC5003A 200
Electives Code Hours
Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor CPCCBC5007B 100
Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects CPCCBC5006B 110
Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction CPCCBC5011A 150
Prepare Simple Building Sketches And Drawings CPCCBC4014A 40
Supervise And Apply Quality Standards To The Selection Of Building And Construction Materials CPCCBC5004A 60

 

Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by The Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga. If you have completed any units previously, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning. Find out more about RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Written assignments
  • Team projects
FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Standard Tuition AUD $5.85 per hour 1810 AUD $10,588.00 AUD $14,630.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $13.75 per hour 1810 AUD $24,888.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Materials AUD $222.00 once
Equipment Levy AUD $50.00 once
Education Levy AUD $271.50

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees only. The current years maximum loan cap is $16,077

Payment plans may be available for students who are not eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Fees are based on current year and are subject to change for future years. Fees are charged upon course offer and must be paid to obtain the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE). Contact the international office for detailed information or see fees, payments and refunds. More information.

Total tuition fee:

$13,736

Total approx. materials and courses expenses:

AUD $388

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Date published: 23/09/2021 6:01:13 PM
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