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Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating)

National Course Code: CPC40308

TAFE NSW Course Number: CPC40308-01V04

Nominal Hours: 730

Full Fee: $8,940

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship

This course is for people wanting to work in the building and construction
industry. You will acquire the skills and knowledge required to work as a
construction estimator/scheduler for low rise buildings.

Students may need to visit construction sites as part of their learning. Students who undertake such visits may be required to have completed a course in OH&S General Induction for Construction Work in NSW (CPCCOHS1001A) White Card.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

Builder estimators/scheduler.

BSBPMG407A Apply risk management techniques
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4014A Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work
CPCCBC4021A Minimise waste on the building and construction site

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

You will need to purchase additional equipment/ reference books/ consumables for some units. Access to the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and several Australian Standards will also be required.
You will need a computer, or regular access to an IBM compatible computer with:
• Windows 2003 or later
• Microsoft Office 2003 or later.
• Access to the internet will be required to obtain resource material for several units, to access the OLS site and to contact teachers. It is recommended that you have MS Internet Explorer V6.0 or later and 128 MB of RAM.
• an email address
OTEN will provide learning materials in this qualification in the form of printed lesson notes or online learning material.
• Online quiz
• assignment work which you should send in to us on a regular basis

Course cost: $8,940

There are no subsidies for this course, it is offered for enrolment under a fee-for-service. There are no concessions, exemptions or scholarships available. Payment by instalments is available.

To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601

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