CPC40120 Certificate

IV in Building and

Construction (Building)

Study at your own pace and gain the knowledge and skills to advance your career with a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) and work towards becoming a Site Supervisor, Site Manager, Estimator, Contract Administrator or Domestic Builder.
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The CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is designed for those seeking to develop their knowledge and skills in residential building and construction and help them achieve their goals for a better career in the industry.

By undertaking the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), students will learn how to plan building and construction work, apply building codes and standards to the construction process, prepare building contracts and apply for permits, as well as manage on-site work and a small business effectively. Importantly this course has been designed to reflect the construction lifecycle which makes it easier to visualise the construction process. As such in the design of the course, the nominated units of competencies have been mapped to the construction lifecycle to end up with the proposed unique structure.

Learning Outcomes

The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification will help you to:

Increase your job opportunities and business prospects in the Building and Construction Industry.

Gain knowledge and skills that may be required when considering to apply for a builder’s licence.

Gain knowledge and skills in building codes, regulations, preparing contracts and building permits, building and construction processes, and building project management.

Time and Duration

While the course offers flexibility in terms of learning pace, learners are encouraged to maintain a consistent study routine to ensure steady progress. The qualification must be completed within the stipulated study period of 6 months to a maximum of 2 years. This time frame provides learners with ample time to thoroughly engage with the content and successfully achieve the qualification. It is anticipated that most students will complete their studies within 12 months.

Entry requirements

Parker Brent will ensure the program is suitable to your needs, skills and experience. Students will be required to have:

Suitable level of English language, literacy and numeracy skills

A current Construction Induction Card (White Card) may be required if there is a need to access a construction site

Access to a building and construction project worksite will be an advantage

Sufficient knowledge in working online and using technology with access to good internet

Additional support services:

Complimentary courses on industry overview

Access to a top class construction software for the duration of the studies

Resources to support fulfilment of your goals

Glossary of industry terminologies

Full Fee
$ 3,300.00

The full fee of $3,300 will be paid in four installments. For detailed fee information, please refer to the Fee Information document.


ZeeFi payment option is also available: Pay in either 6 or 12 months interest free equal payments. Administration fees apply.


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Parker Brent offers this accredited self-paced course. Several key factors have shaped the design and delivery of this program to ensure its suitability and effectiveness for the intended learners.

Unlike traditional courses with fixed schedules, our self-paced format allows learners to progress at their own pace, providing the necessary flexibility for individuals with limited time availability and varying work hours.

By offering a self-paced course, learners have the opportunity to take control of their studies and tailor their learning experience to align with their preferred learning style.

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‘* PARKERBRENT ensures all learners receive training, assessment and support services that meet their individual needs. This program is fee-for-service for eligible persons. Everyone is encouraged to apply including people with disabilities and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people’.