This qualification reflects the role of builders, site managers and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements to Class 1 and 10, to a maximum of two storeys and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, and who plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, and who apply quality principles to building and construction projects.
Building relates to construction and Site Management is about managing the factors around construction, such as the deployment of crews with specialised skills (including builders), product compliance, deployment of contract specialised skills, weather, and site location.
Occupational titles depending on packaging options selected may include:
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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
Plan building or construction work
Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
Minimise waste on the building and construction site
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
Apply project quality management techniques
Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
Arrange building applications and approvals
Whilst there are no entry requirements stipulated in the training package (CPC), ICV requires its applicants to meet the following criteria:
Minimum Age Requirement:
18 years or older at commencement of course.
Minimum English Language Requirement:
To demonstrate English proficiency, you must provide as evidence one of the following:
Minimum Academic Qualification Requirement:
Clients with no formal qualification, although have experience in Building & Construction, supervisory or management experience is an advantage.
Learners can demonstrate competency through formal, non-formal and informal learning:
formal learning refers to learning that takes place through a structured program of instruction and is linked to the attainment of an AQF qualification or statement of attainment (for example, a certificate, diploma or university degree);
non-formal learning refers to learning that takes place through a structured program of instruction, but does not lead to the attainment of an AQF qualification or statement of attainment (for example, in-house professional development programs conducted by a business); and informal learning refers to learning that results through experience of work-related, social, family, hobby or leisure activities.
Learners are encouraged to apply for RPL prior to or immediately after formal enrolment but prior to the facilitated delivery of units to ensure that they do not miss any class/workshop opportunities offered should they be unsuccessful in the RPL process.
RTO recognises the AQF Qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Registered Training Organisation.
Learners who successfully complete this qualification may also pathway into further study options including, but not limited to:
This certificate will allow the students to further career in many facets of the building and construction industry such as: