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CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

National ID: CPC50210 State ID: W741
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Do you want to build a career from the foundations up to the ridge flashing?

When you complete the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) you will be ready for a career as a construction site manager, or (with additional experience) registered building practitioner.

Prospective applicants should already have (or have by course completion date) 7 years or more experience in the Building Industry.

Gain these skills:

  • coordinate the construction of residential buildings
  • building and contract law
  • quantities and estimating
  • site safety
  • timber code
  • project management
  • building contracts
  • workplace health and safety

This course covers the academic requirement for registration as a builder with Building Services Board.

Self-paced delivery

Delivery of the course can be done in six blocks (3 units per week over a 6-month period). Students will need to attend three days of face-to-face workshops per month. Assessments must be submitted within three months after enrolment, and your enrolment can start at any time of the year. Students are required to undertake self-paced, online activities.  

Start dates 

  • Module 1 - 17 February
  • Module 2 – 17 March
  • Module 3 – 21 April
  • Module 4 – 19 May
  • Module 5 – 16 June
  • Module 6 -  21 July
  • Module 7 – 18 August
  • Module 1 - 15 September
  • Module 2 – 13 October
  • Module 3 – 17 November
  • Module 4 – 08 December
  • Module 5 – 16 February 2022
  • Module 6 -  17 March 2022
  • Module 7 – 14 April 2022

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee), capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.


This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees from until December 2021 capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Only course fees are half price. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

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