Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50220)Builder, Construction Manager |
Tackle bigger and more rewarding challenges with our CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).
If you feel you’re ready to tackle bigger and more rewarding challenges in the construction industry and start your own building business, then our Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) will help get you there.
Throughout the course, you will learn the professional skills and knowledge required to manage, supervise and execute building and construction projects including residential, industrial and commercial buildings up to three stories.
We can offer you a Diploma of Building and Construction online or in-person, whether you’re in Melbourne or elsewhere in Australia. Our flexible learning environments grant you the skills you need to excel whilst instructing you on how to supervise and manage construction work.
Our Diploma courses cover tender documentation, structural principles, construction costing systems, hiring of building and construction contractors and much more for both commercial buildings and medium-rise building projects. Our Diploma of Building and Construction can be completed online from the comfort of your own home via our unique Virtual Classroom learning.
Everything you need to know about this nationally recognised qualification, delivered by Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583 only).
Open Career Pathways to the Building and Construction Industry
With a nationally-recognised qualification, you will potentially be able to pursue roles such as project supervisor, building manager, site supervisor, estimator, project manager and foreperson.
Entry Requirements for the Diploma of Building and Construction
We run two separate streams for this course, one for people with 5+ years of industry experience (experienced stream). We also run classes for those with less than 5 years of experience (standard stream).
For our experienced stream, you must be currently working in the building and construction industry with at least five years of experience or you must have prior learning by obtaining a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).
Minimum Technology Requirements for the Diploma of Building and Construction
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
|The minimum screen resolution must be 1200×800. Ensure you have the largest possible screen for the best experience.
Duration of the Diploma of Building and Construction
BAA offers two streams for this program, depending on your level of experience in the industry.
Standard Stream: Part-time, two nights per week of facilitator-led classes for 62 weeks.
*Total duration is typically between 66 to 70 weeks when taking into account holidays including Christmas shutdown.
Experienced Stream: Part-time, two nights per week of facilitator-led classes for 52 weeks
*Total duration is typically between 56 to 61 weeks when taking into account holidays including Christmas shutdown.
Students may require up to 8 hours per week outside of class times to complete additional learning and assessment activities, yet this will vary based on each learner.
Study the Diploma of Building and Construction Online
We offer the Diploma of Building and Construction online or in-person. Virtual classroom (online delivery), or physical classroom depends on your location and requirements.
The Diploma of Building and Construction 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. They will also be assessed on the development of a portfolio of evidence throughout the duration of the course.
Near the completion of the diploma, site surveys will be conducted for practical demonstrations of skills on a building and construction site, as a requirement for some units of competency.
BAA will reasonably assist those students without access to a building and construction site (where required).
Students will need to have access to the following:
- Optical or Laser Level
We supply most materials and will contact you once you’re registered to confirm final unit selection, materials and fees.
Builders licence application made easy with Builders Academy Mentoring Program!
Do you require assistance and guidance preparing for the Application for Registration with the Victorian Building Authority (VBA)? The VBA requires builder’s registration applicants to have the skills, knowledge and experience to apply for registration as a building practitioner. This can be a very complicated and thorough process, involving filling in a lot of documents that require a lot of attention to detail.
As part of our CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction, we are now providing assistance with this process. Find out more here.
Licence and registration requirements will depend on the state that you live in. Please follow the links below for more information.
All tuition fees are related to your government eligibility and the state you are living in. Check our FEES section for information on payment options and fees in your state. If you have any questions please get in touch with us on 1300 LEGEND.
Please follow the links below to see the fees and payment options for each state.
In this course, you will gain the professional skills and knowledge needed to excel within the building industry:
- Running a small to medium business within the building and construction industries
- Taking overall responsibility for the construction processes
- Overseeing and managing building and construction contractors
- Applying relevant building codes to your construction work projects
- Implementing quality assurance processes
- Liaising with clients and creating appropriate construction contracts
- Learning legal obligations and relevant industry legislation
- Assessing risk management outcomes
- Controlling project risks in building and construction sites
You will develop your competence in leadership and managerial roles to pursue a career as a:
- Site Manager
- Construction Manager and
- Building practitioner involved with the management of small to medium-sized and low-rise construction projects and building businesses
Certificate IV in Building and Construction
Work towards becoming a building professional and becoming a leader in new residential and commercial constructions.
Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Gain the diverse range of skills needed to work with building and construction contractors, manage risk and supervise work of a high standard. Learn about how to manage building and construction projects both on-site and in the office – key to being an all-around building professional.
Yes, as a Registered Training Organisation, the training programs of Builders Academy Australia are recognised nationally, providing qualifications issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Builders Academy Australia has been awarded:
- 2018 Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year
- 2020 Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year
- 2020 Australian Small Training Provider of the Year
If you want to become a builder, you’ll need to get registered. Building licenses are managed and regulated by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA). While we can give you a rundown on what you need to know, you can find all the information you need on their website.
The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50220) and Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40120) course covers areas on which you will be assessed by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA). It is a valuable achievement on your pathway to becoming a registered builder.
The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) will assist in helping you work towards becoming a:
- Construction manager
- Site Supervisor
- Project Manager
- Leading Hand
- Registered Builder
- Live Trainer-Led Sessions In Real Time
- Interactive- Engage With Like-Minded People
- Real Support From Real Trainers
- A computer or laptop with Microsoft Office
- Internet access
- Being available during the hours set on the timetable
Prior learning may also be required depending on the stream. For the complete enrolment checklist and process, check the diploma course guide or speak to a course advisor.
The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) runs two nights a week.
BAA’s training services are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding to ligible students.
Confirm if you’re eligible for government funding online: Funding Eligibility Indicator here or speak to our course advisors on 1300 534 363