TIV’s CPC50220 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) is crafted to meet the requirements set by the Victorian Building Authority for registration as both Domestic Builder (Unlimited) and Commercial Builder (Limited Low Rise). It covers a comprehensive range of skills and knowledge that are crucial for aspiring builders to excel in the industry.

Course Highlights:

  • Gain essential skills for the Victorian Building Authority registration in residential or commercial building.
  • Learn building codes, estimating, site management, OHS policies, contracts, materials, Labor scheduling, and business management.
  • Receive industry materials including the National Construction Code (Vol. 1) and customizable templates.

Course Duration:

  • 1 online class per week (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm).
  • 1 Compulsory face to face Saturday class which is an Audit of a commercial site.
  • 70 weeks including holidays/breaks.
  • Up to 12 weeks of additional student support if required.

Teaching Approach:

  • Current industry-focused skills with a mix of theory and hands-on experience.
  • Personalised learning environment with experienced trainers.

Why Study with TIV?

Course Fees:

  1. Flexible payment plans available.
  2. Eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth funding.
  3. Skills First Government Funding available for Victoria residents.

Click here for our full fees schedule.

Course Entry Requirements:

18 years or older.

English Language:
Proof of meeting one of the following:

  • Passed VCE English or VCE ESL at year 12 level or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated sufficient LLN skills through pre-training review process.

Pre-Training Review:
Evaluation includes assessment of:

  • Language, Literacy, and Numeracy skills.
  • Understanding of course structure.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Motivation for course enrolment.

Course Entry Requirements:

The CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course is intended for learners already holding the Certificate IV in Building and Construction or its equivalent. It is structured to apply the synergies that exist between the CPC50220 Diploma course and CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction course.

Computer Requirements:

  • Laptop Computer
  • Laptop Charger
  • Internet access
  • Smartphone (where required for photos)
  • Licensed Version Windows Office Products (Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • WhatsApp
  • Microphone and Webcam

The qualification is intended to be delivered as an entire qualification at the completion of which the student will be awarded a certificate. However, a student will be issued with a statement of attainment for all units of competency successfully completed if he/she is unable to complete the qualification or chooses to withdraw from the course.

Units of Delivery:

This qualification includes units of competence as per the Qualification Rules and Occupational Health and Safety requirements. Our Student Support Team, comprising Trainers and Assessors, offers additional training to students upon request or when needed, even outside scheduled sessions.

BSBOPS504 Manage business risk
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
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
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of on-site building and construction work
CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
CPCCBC5009 Identify services layout and connection methods for Type B and C construction
CPCCBC6001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for large building projects
CPCCBC6014 Apply structural principles to the construction of large, high-rise and complex buildings

*Qualification release number #3

To enrol click here or if you had more questions, please send us an enquire or call our friendly course advisors’ team on: 03 9399 9511.

Career Opportunities:

This course opens doors to roles like Registered Builder*, General Foreperson, Building Inspector, and Site Manager.
*To become a registered builder, you must also meet the licensing requirements in your state or territory. Please note that TIV does not guarantee a licensed outcome.

Progression Options:

Consider further courses for becoming a registered builder:

  1. Builders Registration (12 weeks Course)
  2. Builders Registration (Application Form)
  3. Builders Registration (Simulated Interview)

“They’ve been really unbelievable to me. I have learned a lot. For us as AFL players, there’s no other trade school like it to be honest.”

Luke Dahlhaus
Geelong, AFL Player

Completed CPC40110 Certificate Building IV in 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.

To confirm if you’re eligible for Government Funding  check out the online Funding Eligibility Indicator here or call us on (03) 9399 9511 and we can discuss your options.

What do I need to be able to participate in the online class?
  • 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
Is this course Nationally Recognised?

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

  • CPC50220- Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Do I have to live in Victoria?

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

Does my Diploma qualify me to becoming a Registered Builder?

No. However, the CPC50220 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) is a prescribed qualification by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and will assist you in your application with the VBA. To become a licensed builder, you have to meet the requirements from the VBA and therefore TIV cannot guarantee a licensed outcome.