The CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction [Site Management Stream Electives] is designed to meet the needs of Site Managers and Project Managers in the building and construction industry.

In this course you will learn to apply site surveys, set-out building and construction projects, arrange building applications and approvals, and develop effective teams.

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.

What you’ll learn

Increase your job opportunities in the Building and Construction Industry with skills and knowledge in the following:

Delivery & Duration

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.

Course Dates & Locations

Constant enrolments throughout the year. Please click the Enquire Now button to fill out your enquiry, our course advisor will be with you shortly.

The cut off date to enrol is one week before the course starts.

Fees and Government Funding

Skills First Funded Program

$550*

Typical Course Fee

$9,100
The fee if you are not eligible for government funding.

Don’t let financial hurdles get in your way of study. TIV has flexible payment plans available to help you get the education you want.

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

Units of Delivery
CORE UNITS UNIT TITLE
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
CPCCBC4002 Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4007 Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4021 Minimise waste on the building and construction site
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
ELECTIVE UNITS
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006 Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4017 Arrange resources and prepare for the building and construction project
CPCCBC4026 Arrange building applications and approvals
CPCCBC4052 Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
CPCCCO4001 Supervise concreting work
Prerequisites
  • You are 18 years or older
  • Construction experience is not necessary but may be an advantage
  • Have a laptop with Microsoft office programs (or equivalent) and internet access for the duration of the course
  • Can read, write and speak English competently
Difference Between Building and Site Management Stream

Trade Institute of Victoria offers the CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction course in two different streams, Building and Site Management.

Building Stream– Is suited to those who wish to pursue a career as builders in low rise residential and commercial construction. This certificate, along with completed building projects, is a common pathway to becoming a registered builder.

Site Management Stream– is designed for those wishing to become site managers and project managers. It equips students with the skills to effectively manage a construction site.

To learn more about the differences between the two streams click here.

“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”

Andrew Phillips
Essendon, AFL Player
Completed CPC30211 - Certificate III in Carpentry, CPC40110 - Certificate Building IV in Building and Construction (Building), CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there Government Funding available to me?

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.

Is this course Nationally Recognised?

Yes, on completion you will be issued with the Nationally Recognised qualification:

  • CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)
If I choose the Virtual Classroom option, are there any face to face classes I need to attend?

Yes,

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.

What do I need to supply to be able to participate in the Virtual Classroom?
  • 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
Do I have to live in Victoria?

No, students from interstate are welcome. However, they are unable to access government funding.

What are the career pathways from the CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction | Site Management Stream

Job opportunities from the course involve:

    • Builder
    • Construction Supervisor
    • Site Manager
    • Site Supervisor
    • Leading Hand
What time is my class?

Site Management Units will occur across 4 Satuadays for 6pm to 9pm.

What is the Difference Between Building and Site Management Stream?

Trade Institute of Victoria offers the CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction course in two different streams, Building and Site Management.

Building Stream– Is suited to those who wish to pursue a career as builders in low rise residential and commercial construction. This certificate, along with completed building projects, is a common pathway to becoming a registered builder.

Site Management Stream– is designed for those wishing to become site managers and project managers. It equips students with the skills to effectively manage a construction site.

To learn more about the differences between the two streams click here.