What is the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course all about?

The CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course covers key skills and knowledge needed by builders and other building professionals working in domestic and commercial sectors of the building industry.

By undertaking the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course, you will learn to run a small to medium size construction business and take overall responsibility for completing the construction of a residential building. You will develop your skills and knowledge in:

  • Project Management
  • Preparing contracts and tender documentation
  • Identifying and producing estimates for building projects
  • Structural principles for low and medium rise buildings
  • Managing building and construction work
  • Supervise the planning and apply site surveys, structural principles and service layouts for medium-rise buildings.
  • Occupational Health and Safety requirements
  • How to manage environmental and energy practices and processes.


The CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course is designed to meet the needs of people working in the building industry whose intention is to become apply to become a Registered Building Practitioner. This qualification will satisfy the education requirements of the VBA for a Domestic Builder (Unlimited) application. Other job opportunities upon completion of the course include Estimator, Site Manager, Site Supervisor or Project Manager.


What do you need before you start?

Parker Brent will conduct a pre-training review to make sure this program is suitable for your needs, current skills and experience. All participants will need to be currently working in the Building and Construction industry and hold a Construction Induction Card (White Card).


How long will the course take?

Classes are held 2 nights a week from 5:30pm to 9:30pm and the course will run for 50 weeks. There are some breaks during the program and a full delivery schedule will be provided to you prior to course commencement.


What units are covered?

The CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) qualification is made up of 18 units. To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in all units. Below is a list of units included in the qualification delivered by Parker Brent:

Core Units
BSBOHS504BApply principles of OHS risk management
BSBPMG505AManage project quality
BSBPMG508AManage project risk
CPCCBC4001AApply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4003ASelect and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004AIdentify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010BApply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4013APrepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5001BApply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5002AMonitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003ASupervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5010BManage construction work
CPCCBC5018AApply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
Elective Units
CPCCBC5004ASupervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC5006BApply site surveys and set out procedures to medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5009AIdentify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
CPCCBC5011AManage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5012AManage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes


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