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CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of building professionals  such as builder, general foreperson, building inspector, This individual knowledge of structural principles, risk and financial management, estimating, preparing and administering building and construction contracts, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality and managing construction work in building projects including residential and commercial with the following limitations:

  1. Residential construction limited to National Construction Code Class 1 and 10 buildings to a maximum of 3 storeys.
  2. Commercial construction limited to National Construction Code Class 2 to 9 buildings, Type C and B construction.

Mode of Delivery

The mode of delivery for this course is face-to-face.

Delivery Location:

Sydney Campus: Level 1, 37 George Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150

Melbourne Campus: L8, 1/168 Exhibition Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

WHO SHOULD UNDERTAKE THIS QUALIFICATION

Target groups for the CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) are international students who are seeking to pursue a career in the following professions:

  • Builder
  • General Foreperson
  • Building Inspector

The characteristics of the target group are as follows:

  • Students will be from a range of countries and may be living in Australia for the first time or may have been here in the recent or more distant past.
  • Many will speak English as a second language, although an entry level has been set to ensure students are able to complete course work.
  • Students are expected to typically fall into the age range of 18 – 35 as people still establishing or changing careers.

Credit and/or RPL can be provided for those with existing skills and knowledge allowing such students to complete the course in a shorter timeframe.

Student Entry Requirements

RSB has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be over 18 years of age and have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs.
  • Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    1. Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
    2. Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO; or
    3. Successful completion of an English Placement Test

*Note that other English language tests such as PTE and TOEFL can be accepted. Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 5.5.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

The students will also be required to undertake an LLN test to identify if they will require additional learning support and if the identified level of additional support is within RSB capabilities to deliver. Based on the group of students that this course is designed for all are expected to have high- level of LLN capabilities.

Learner Support

On the basis of the individual’s LLN test outcomes, the School will arrange appropriate learner support in the following areas:

  • Language
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy

Prospective students who require additional support services to those offered by Richmond School of Business, will need to verify that these support options are available before enrolment by calling the office on +61 2 8844 1000.

Please note that the support services offered above form part of the reasonable adjustment’s options offered by Richmond School of Business. If a student needs access to the support services listed above, no additional fees apply.

Support from Trainers / Assessors

Each enrolled student will have access to trainer / assessor support. Trainers / assessors can be contacted by telephone and email during business hours. There is no additional cost to chat with a trainer or assessor. All of our trainers and assessors are passionate industry experts who are available to guide you through your learning experience.

Student Support Services Department

Richmond School of Business has a dedicated Student Support Services Department which provides administrative support to enrolled students (e.g., how to log into the online learning system, etc.).

Student Welfare

RSB is committed to the academic success and emotional wellbeing of its students. RSB student support staff, Academic Manager and the Principal will offer initial student welfare advice. For students needing professional counselling, RSB has contracted an external qualified Student Welfare Counsellor, Mrs Judith Bowler. RSB Principal may refer students to Mrs Bowler for counselling/welfare advice, if/when required.

RSB will pay for the first consultation. Subsequent consultation charges will be borne by the student.

UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER

Each student must provide their USI (Unique Student Identifier) before they are to commence their studies. If you do not have a USI, you can create one at:

https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi

RSB will assist students to create their USI if required. Students must contact admin@rsb.edu.au or the RSB Reception Desk at +61 28844 1000 if they face any challenges with creating their USI.

ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW

Students of CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of training of each unit.

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course assessments are the process of collecting evidence and making judgements about whether competency has been achieved to confirm whether an individual can perform to the standards expected in the workplace, as expressed in the relevant endorsed unit of competency.

Assessments are carried out in accordance with:

  • Identified industry benchmarks and available best practice relevant for particular assessment.
  • specific industry requirements.
  • specific principles of assessment.
  • rules of evidence.

The Assessment tasks given to the students throughout the unit of competency will require the students to manage their workload and schedule assessment tasks accordingly. As this is a competency-based course, assessments continue throughout the course until the participant either achieves competency in their assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.

Formative assessment is provided throughout the course in terms of practice.  This is achieved through using the tasks outlined in the learners’ resources as practice.  Those tasks are separate to the summative assessment process that concludes each unit of competency.

The assessment process for all students in CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course may include theory, projects and practical assessments.

Each unit has an individual assessment tool and a mapping document which establishes the details of the assessment methodology including:

  • Outlining the assessment methods;
  • Providing instructions for the Trainer & Assessor;
  • Providing instructions for the students;
  • Being mapped to the unit of competency;
  • Ensuring assessment is summative.

All activities and projects are assessed by the assigned Assessor and then returned to the student with feedback. Assessor’s feedback to student allows them to monitor their progress before progressing onto new activities so they may apply lessons learned in their previous assessments.

The assessment process may include theory, projects, and practical assessments.

Each unit in CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course has an individual assessment tool and mapping document which establishes the details of the assessment methodology including:

  • Outlining the assessment methods;
  • Providing instructions for the Trainer & Assessor;
  • Providing instructions for the students;
  • Being mapped to the unit of competency through a separate mapping document;
  • Ensuring assessment is summative.

All activities and projects are assessed by the assigned Assessor and then returned to the student with feedback. Assessor’s feedback to student allows them to monitor their progress before progressing onto new activities so they may apply lessons learned in their previous assessments.

Unit of Competency

Unit Code and Title
BSBOPS504 – Manage business risk
BSBWHS513 – Lead WHS risk management
CPCCBC4001 – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
CPCCBC4003 – Select, prepare, and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4004 – Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005 – Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4008 – Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009 – Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010*– Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
CPCCBC4012 – Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4013 – Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4014 – Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 – Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4053 – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings
CPCCBC5001 – Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
CPCCBC5002 – Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003 – Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
CPCCBC5005 – Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007 – Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC5010 – Manage construction work
CPCCBC5011 – Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5013 – Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC5018* – Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
CPCCBC5019 – Manage building and construction business finance
BSBPMG538 – Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG532 – Manage project quality
CPCCBC4052 – Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry

Learner Resources

RSB provides CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) students with access to a wide range of learning resources including Learner’s Guide or Student Workbook, access to ‘Handout’ folders in the student online portal, which contains handouts under each of the unit’s assessment resources. Some of those resources have been developed in-house whereas most learning resources have been purchased from reputable resource providers available in the market. All students have the opportunity to obtain the hard copies of available resources, should they desire.

Course Fees

The course fee is inclusive of the following items;

  • The learning resources.
  • Trainer and assessor support by phone and email.
  • Up to 1.5 Year (78 weeks, fulltime) to complete the course.
  • Support services listed in Learner Support.

Certificate and Record of Results issuance (does not include replacement certificates).

Fees Schedule

Enrolment Fee(non-refundable): $250.00

Course Tuition Fee: $20,000.00

Material Fee: $95.00

Late/ Re-Assessment Fee: $50 per unit