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Job Outcome: Builder, Construction Manager
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Estimated Salary: $60,000 - $200,000
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What is a CRICOS code?

The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students or CRICOS indicates the list of Australian education providers that are allowed to provide education services to overseas students in Australia on a student visa.

Registered providers such as Builders Academy Australia comply with the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act) and the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (National Code). This entails a high-quality educational experience in all courses offered for international students.

As a CRICOS registered education provider, we offer courses in building and construction that meet the standard expectation in the industry.

Recognise and learn the importance of the principles, techniques and regulations of the Building and Construction Industry – the key to a successful building project.

Work towards becoming a building professional and become a leader in the building of new residential developments. This program covers the skills and knowledge needed by professional builders in the building Industry. You will learn to run a small to medium construction business and take overall responsibility for completing the construction of a residential building. You will also learn the skills required to understand the processes involved in selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality and successfully liaise with clients.

About This CRICOS Course


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Course Name

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)


Melbourne Campus, 570 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria Australia 3004

Springvale Campus, 13-15 Brough Street, Springvale, Victoria Australia 3171


55 weeks (includes public holidays, breaks and support sessions)


Tool List

International students will need to have access to the following:

  • Theodolite
  • Optical or Laser Level
Entry Requirements for International Students
  • All Students must be aged 18 years or over (International Students) at the time of applying for admission to BAA.
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in the home country of the International Student, equivalent to an Australian Year 11/12 Qualification
  • IELTS band score of overall 5.5 (Academic or General) or equivalent in line with the Department of Education and DHA regulations
  • Learners are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to commencing the training.
  • You are able to attend the scheduled classroom training sessions as per the timetable
  • You will have access to a computer and the internet for the duration of the course
  • You have access to certain tools (Please refer to our website)
  • For CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects students will need to have access to:
    – Theodolite – Used for Surveying and one of the following used for levelling
    – Laser or Optical LevelThe practical demonstrations of skills on a building and construction site will be required for some units of competency, near the completion of the course. BAA will reasonably assist those students without access to a building and construction site (where required)
  • For CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects students must have access to a live building and construction workplace to meet the requirements detailed in the Assessment Requirements of core unit CPCCBC4008 Supervise communication and administration processes for building and construction projects.
  • If the educational qualifications of the International Student do not meet BAA’s admission requirements, other factors may be considered at the discretion of BAA. (Please contact admission staff for more details and refer to Application, Enrolment and Orientation policy for further details)
Minimum Technology Requirements for International Students

BAA uses a learning management system (LMS) for online course delivery and assessment submission.

The following are the minimum information technology requirements to enable optimal access to the LMS:

PC – Windows Operating System

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • An Intel Pentium 4 processor
  • 350MB of free disk space
  • 512MB RAM

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • An Intel Processor that 64 bit
  • 350MB of free disk space
  • 512MB RAM
Minimum screen resolution must be 1200×800.  Ensure you have the largest possible screen for the best experience.

Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Acrobat Reader

Supported Browsers:

  • Chrome 23 or later (preferred)
  • Firefox 17 or later
  • Internet Explorer (not recommended)
Assessment Methods

The course is delivered with both theory and practical elements, with a mixture of classroom, group discussions, and individual research (including online study).

Assessment combines classroom participation, observation, practical and written presentation and self-paced exercises online in the students’ own time.

The practical demonstrations of skills on a building and construction site will be required for some units of competency, near the completion of the course.

BAA will reasonably assist those students without access to a building and construction site (where required).

Duration & Delivery

55 weeks (Includes public holidays, breaks and support sessions)

Study Mode: Full time (20 hours per week) including:

  • Two-7.5 hours sessions
  • One-5 hour self-directed study session per week

This equates for 20 hours of full-time study per week

Delivery Mode: Blended Model supported with Learning Management System.

Career Pathways

This certificate will allow you to further your career in many facets of the building and construction industry. With additional experience, you could progress into supervisory roles such as site manager, construction project supervisor, coordinator, planner or builder.

ANSCO Occupation Outcome

Building Construction Manager

ANSCO Occupation Code

312112 Building Associate

Tuition Fees and Payment Options


Total $15,750​

Tuition Fee: $15,500​

Non-Tuition Fee: $250 (This includes a $250 new student fee that is non-refundable)​


Payment Options

Listed below are the various payment options that are accepted by BAA

  • Upfront by Credit Card or Cheque
  • Through a payment plan facilitated by Builders Academy Australia
  • Upfront Direct Deposit or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).
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