CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Discover a world of opportunities in the construction industry with our CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction. This program will equip you with the necessary skills and expertise to confidently handle diverse projects, making it your gateway to success.


In this comprehensive program, you’ll dive into the principles, regulations, and procedures that govern the construction industry for low-medium-rise structures and projects. With a strong foundation in industry best practices, you’ll be equipped to tackle any challenge that comes your way.

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Master the Art of Building Projects

Learn from Experts

Enrolling in our CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction means accessing hands-on training led by seasoned industry professionals.

Diverse Skills

We offer a comprehensive curriculum that covers various building projects, ensuring exciting opportunities in various construction industry sectors.

Build Your Future

The specialised skills and knowledge you develop during the course will position you as a sought-after professional in the construction industry.

Education Pathways

After completing the CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction, you may enrol in the CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management). Some Diploma competencies count towards the Advanced Diploma program.

Certificate IV in Disability

Entry Requirement

Although this course has no requirements, students must complete the Pre-Training Review and the Language, Literacy, and Numeracy testing. This will help to identify any support that may be needed, as well as the suitability and relevance of the individual for the course. White Card is required from the student during enrollment.

Nationally Recognised

Yes, the CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction holds national recognition.

Work Placement / Industry Experience

A minimum of 120 hours that we can assist you in setting up (for workplace students, working hours can be registered as placement hours). Before beginning a work placement, you must have a working with children check that has been granted and a recent police check.

Course Duration

78 weeks including holidays (68 weeks of study and 10 weeks of holidays)


Residents of Victoria who enrol in classroom-based or blended training can receive financial support from the Commonwealth and the Victorian Government. This support is available through the Skills First program, previously known as the Victorian Training Guarantee. To determine eligibility for Victorian Government Funding, you can utilise our straightforward Eligibility Checker. It is advisable to apply promptly, as funding opportunities are limited.

Delivery Mode

Classroom Based


Distance Learning


Career Opportunities


Site Manager

Site Supervisor

Leading Hand

Construction Supervisor

Core Topics Covered

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CPCCBC4001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 BuildingsCore

Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings


CPCCBC4002Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplaceCore
CPCCBC4012Read and interpret plans and specificationsCore
CPCCBC4007Plan building or construction workCore
CPCCBC4008Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projectsCore
CPCCBC4009Apply legal requirements to building and construction projectsCore
CPCCBC4010*Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructionsCore
CPCCBC4014Prepare simple building sketches and drawingsCore
CPCCBC4018Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projectsCore
CPCCBC4021Minimise waste on the building and construction siteCore
BSBPMG422Apply project quality management techniquesElective

Select, prepare and administer a construction contract


CPCCBC4004Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projectsElective
CPCCBC4005Produce labour and material schedules for orderingElective

Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects


CPCSUS4002Use building science principles to construct energy-efficient buildingsElective
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional developmentElective
BSBESB407Manage Finances for new business venturesElective
Enrol now in our CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction and unlock a world of opportunities. Your future in construction starts here!

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