Our CPC40508 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) is an online course that makes it easy for you to study and learn.
It’s the perfect course for those who have building knowledge and experience, and are looking for career growth. The beauty of our online course is that you can continue to work in your current trade while also studying for your qualification. And being able to complete most of it in the comfort of your own home, while still getting the full support of experienced trainers makes it a no-brainer.
This is your chance to secure your future in the industry.
Note: Applicants who have already completed the CPC40110 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) Qualification, may be entitled to credit transfers.
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Start Date 9th of August, 2021
Trade Institute of Victoria – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) Online
TIV is proud to deliver a CPC40508 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) online course that will prepare you for managing projects on site with confidence. This is a course that’s been completed by people of all ages and from all types of backgrounds.
This certificate will set you up for the future, providing you job security as you advance your career.
Use your nights to advance your career
The CPC40508 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) online course is designed so you can learn and gain your industry recognised qualification from the comfort of your own home.
You can keep working in your current trade or job and still have time to do this course. No having to rush to class through peak hour traffic either because the majority of the course is completed from the comfort of your own home.
You can head home after work, have a shower and grab a bite to eat before settling in for your online learning. Dress for comfort and be more at ease in your own environment. This will make learning a whole lot easier.
Plus you’ll learn valuable technical skills like how to use Zoom for any off site meetings you may have.
Course Starts – 9th August 2021
Dedicated Support from Trainers
9 Core Units + 6 Electives
If you have completed the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), you will be eligible for 12 Credit Transfers, saving you plenty of time.
Otherwise, the course duration is 6 months. Students are required to be present for online classes for two 3 hour evening sessions per week, either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.
There will also be four alternating Saturday sessions that will take place during the course. You will be required to attend in person for these so that you can observe how the theory relates to a practical situation on a building site.
In addition, there is one unit that needs to be completed face to face, as it is a practical unit where you need to be observed by your trainer.
What you’ll learn
On Site Supervision
Application of Building Codes and Standards
Each student receives a package of material valued at $300 containing:
• The National Construction Code
• The Australian House Building Manual
• The Guide to Standards and Tolerances
• Forms and templates that can be badged and branded to be used for your own future use
The course is delivered over 6 months. It is comprised of 30 weeks of timetabled training followed by a 10-week phase during which any needed additional training and support is provided via our Student Support Program. We do this to ensure that no one is left behind.
Students are required to attend timetabled training for two 3-hour evening sessions per week, either Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. Site-based practical projects are also included in the timetabled delivery phase.
Note: Applicants who have already completed the (CPC40110) Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification may be entitled to credit for up to 12 of the qualification’s 15 units of competence.
Our trainers have a heap of experience, both in the classroom and in the field. They know the construction industry inside out. And they are trained to recognise and teach different learning styles. So no matter what sort of learner you are, you can be assured of support.
We don’t want you to fail. Our aim is to produce confident and competent site supervisors that will be great managers.
That’s why we offer one-on-one Zoom or face-to-face training support. Our trainers have helped hundreds of students from a variety of backgrounds pass the course. They’ll sit with you and help you with anything you’re struggling with. Whether you need some help understanding building laws, or how to deal with a difficult on site situation, they’ll talk you through it and make sure you learn.
You can also attend Saturday tutorials at our training centre if you feel like you need ongoing face to face support.
And all our classes are live so you can ask any questions you need to while they’re fresh in your mind.
- Virtual Classroom – 9th of August 2021 (Monday and Wednesday nights)
TIV also has a full-time delivery of our CPC40110 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). The duration of the full-time course is 6 days a week (Monday-Saturday) for 3 weeks. To do the course you also need at least 5 years of experience in he building industry. More information can be found here.
- Virtual Classroom – 8th of December 2021 (Full-time course)
Typical Course Fee
Whatever your financial position, don’t let it stop you from gaining your CPC40508 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management). We have payment plans that can help you afford the course.
Only Victoria residents are eligible for the Skills First Government Funding. If you are from interstate you are able to enrol in the course but will have to pay the full fee.
Please refer to the individual course page for a clear breakdown of fees, or see our Schedule of Fees here.
The student fees are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenity fees
|CORE UNITS||UNIT TITLE|
|CPCCBC4001A||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects|
|CPCCBC4002A||Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace|
|CPCCBC4007A||Plan building and construction work|
|CPCCBC4008B||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4009B||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4010B||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|BSBLDR403||Lead team effectiveness|
|CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|CPCCBC4026A||Arrange building applications and approvals|
|BSBITU212||Create and use Spreadsheets|
|CPCCBC4003A||Select and prepare a construction contract|
|CPCCBC4005A||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering|
|CPCCBC4020A||Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures|
If you’re a natural born leader, or think you could be, and if you love organising people and projects to get the best results, this is the course for you.
You don’t need any construction industry experience to enroll in this course, however it could be an advantage.
In order to enrol, you must meet the following prerequisites:
- Be eighteen (18) years or older
- Have a computer or laptop with Microsoft office (or equivalent). An iPad is not suitable.
- Internet access for the duration of the course
- WhatsApp downloaded for class interaction
- Video access for Zoom calls
- Availability at scheduled class times
- Can read, write and speak English competently
- Have successfully completed a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment
“And you can pack a lot in. On the TIV site, you can go in and construct or deconstruct a whole frame. If the weather is bad you can go in and work in their indoor construction facilities”
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, TIV’s training services are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding to eligible individuals.
If your highest qualification is years 10-12, or a Certificate I, II or III level or equivalent, you may be eligible to access government funding for this course.
To confirm if you’re eligible for government funding, check out the online Funding Eligibility Indicator here or call us on (03) 9399 9511 to discuss your options.
Yes, on completion you will be issued with the Nationally Recognised qualification:
- (CPC40508) Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)
there will be two compulsory Saturday sessions where you will attend face to face. One will be a Super Saturday (inspecting TIV buildings under construction). The other will be a site visit (inspecting private buildings under construction). These will be located around Melbourne.
- A computer or laptop with Microsoft Office (not an iPad)
- A mobile phone or landline for dialling into the Audio Conference
- Internet access
- Being available during the hours set on the timetable
- WhatsApp downloaded
- Video access for ZOOM
No, students from interstate are welcome. However, they are unable to access government funding.
TIV recommends doing the (CPC40110) Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) . While doing this course you can complete the 3 units for the (CPC40508) Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management). This means at the end of the 6 months you will get two qualifications instead of one.
Job opportunities from the course involve:
- Site Manager
- Project Manager
- Registered Builder
If you have completed a (CPC40110) Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) class is on a Saturday 9am-1pm.
Otherwise class is 6pm-9pm two days per week and the four Saturday classes.