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CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

National ID CPC50220 State ID BGE4
Manage a construction site or become a registered building practitioner

Upskill in the building industry and make the next step in your career a reality!

Upon successful completion, you will also be eligible to register with the Building Services Board.

Image of 3 building supervisors, wearing hivis and hard hats, looking at a tablet device

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 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

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.


When Continuous enrolment.

Study Mode Online and On Campus.

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.

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

  • 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
  • Communicating within a team
  • Leadership and management abilities
  • Able to plan and be organised
  • Good written and digital skills
  • Technically proficient
  • Can work in an office and produce paperwork

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

All year round


Duration 4 Semesters
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Online and On Campus

Units and fees


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBOPS504 Manage business risk $81.00 $24.00 $27.75
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management $81.00 $24.00 $29.75
CPCCBC4001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings $29.16 $8.64 $18.50
CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract $72.90 $21.60 $18.50
CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects $97.20 $28.80 $25.75
CPCCBC4005 Produce labour and material schedules for ordering $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
CPCCBC4008 Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects $32.40 $9.60 $0.00
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions $291.60 $86.40 $25.75
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation $48.60 $14.40 $12.25
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings $97.20 $28.80 $18.50
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings $35.64 $10.56 $18.50
CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects $97.20 $28.80 $25.75
CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of on-site building and construction work $259.20 $76.80 $18.50
CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors $64.80 $19.20 $18.50
CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor $129.60 $38.40 $18.50
CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work $162.00 $48.00 $18.50
CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction $162.00 $48.00 $0.00
CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects $97.20 $28.80 $18.50
CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to three storeys $129.60 $38.40 $18.50
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances $72.90 $21.60 $18.50


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Manage project quality
$56.70 $16.80 $21.00
Manage project stakeholder engagement
$64.80 $19.20 $0.00
Develop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency
$56.70 $16.80 $18.50

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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