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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

National Course Code: CPC50210

TAFE NSW Course Number: CPC50210-01V05

Nominal Hours: 1718

Indicative Cost: $8,220

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  • Government Subsidised
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Traineeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including
selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with
clients. This course is for people wanting to work as builders. You will learn
the skills and knowledge required to manage low and medium rise building
projects. This course may assist you in getting a builder's licence in NSW.

Your enrolment is not finalised until you have paid upfront or requested VET Student Loan (VSL) assistance for the course or program by the census date. TAFE NSW does not:

- provide fee exemptions, concessions or instalment payments for, fee for service (commercial) courses and programs
- provide the option to co-enrol with another TAFE NSW college
- allow a transfer to another course or TAFE NSW college

Refunds are granted in accordance with the TAFE NSW VET Student Loan Tuition Fee and Refund Policy, visit www.oten.edu.au for information.
Are you under 17 years of age? Before enrolling please read the NSW Department of Education and Communities - The new school leaving age.

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.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent from another educational authority) or an AQF Certificate IV program.

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.

Project manager on medium rise building projects.

BSBPMG505A Manage project quality
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors
BSBPMG508A Manage project risk
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

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 modules. 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 2000 or later
• Microsoft Office 2000 or later.
• Access to the internet will be required to obtain resource material and complete online assessments for several units, to access the OLS site and to contact teachers.
• an email address.
OTEN will provide learning materials in this qualification in the form of printed lesson notes or online resources.
• online tests.
• assignments

The indicative cost of this course is $8,220.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
17OTE04005UOS 1 -Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)3 Oct 20171 Jun 20184 Dec 2017$2,740
17OTE04008UOS 2 -Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)3 Oct 20171 Feb 20196 Aug 2018$2,740
17OTE04011UOS 3 -Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)3 Oct 201730 Sep 20191 Apr 2019$2,740

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 241.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To apply for this course please click on the Apply Now button below.

17OTE-019 S:1/10/2017 E:30/9/2019 D:730

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