Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) – International

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Course Code CPC50210
Course Title Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
CRICOS Code 093839E
Duration 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of holidays)

Main Intake Dates

February, April, July, October

Location CBD Campus – 400 Queen Street, Melbourne

Program Overview

The building professional may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the state or territory. Throughout the course you will learn the professional skills and knowledge required for the management, supervision and administration of residential, industrial and commercial building projects. With many comprehensive building elements will be incorporated into project based learning, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and research skills in an environment of self-paced learning, which includes study tours and site visits.

Program Structure

Units of Competency

Core Units

BSBWHS503 – Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
BSBPMG513 – Manage project quality
BSBPMG517 – Manage project risk
CPCCBC4001A – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4003A – Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004A – Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010B – Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4013A – Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5001B – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5002A – Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003A – Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5010B – Manage construction work
CPCCBC5018A – Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Elective Units

CPCCBC5005A – Select and manage building construction contractors
CPCCBC5011A – Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5004A – Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
BSBWOR501 – Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBITU402 – Manage and use complex spreadsheets


Entry Requirements

Students must satisfy the following Age, English and Academic requirements:

  • Age: must be 18 years or over
  • English Proficiency Level: an IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG English language test.
  • Academic: Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.
  • As part of this course, students will also be required to gain a minimum of 80 hours of work experience in a regulated Building and Construction environment.



The following further education pathway is available to learners who complete this qualification:
  • CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Your Career

The following employment pathways are available to learners who complete this qualification:

  • Builder (Commercial or Domestic)


Course Fee


Other Fees Estimated Fees
Material Fee $300