Our CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), will give you the opportunity to develop the skills to manage a wide range of building projects. You will learn the principles, regulations and techniques of the building industry for low-medium rise buildings and projects. You will learn how to coordinate the complete construction of a residential, industrial or commercial building and take responsibility for your work.

You will be trained by industry professionals where you will develop specialised skills and knowledge to pursue future employment in the construction business.

Nationally Recognised


Delivery Mode
  • Classroom Based
  • Workplace
  • Distance Learning
  • Virtual/Blended
Course Duration

78 weeks including holidays

(68 weeks of study and 10 weeks of holidays)

Entry Requirement

There are no entry requirements for this course, however students are required to undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and Pre -Training Review. This will assist to determine candidate’s suitability and relevance for the course and identification of any support required.

Student requires White Card at the time of enrolment.

Career Opportunities
  • Builder
Education Pathways

After successful completion of CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building), you may continue with your studies by enrolling in CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management). Some Diploma competencies count towards the Advanced Diploma program.

Funding, Eligibility and Course Fee

Victorian residents who undertake classroom-based or blended training may be eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government Funding(Skills First previously known as Victorian Training Guarantee). Use our easy Eligibility Checker to find out if you’re eligible for Victorian Government Funding. Funded places are limited, so be sure to make a timely application!

For more information, refer to the Course fee.

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This course has 18 units of competency:

  • 13 core units
  • 5 elective units
Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management Core
BSBPMG505A Manage project quality Core
BSBPMG508A Manage project risk Core
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects Core
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract Core
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low-rise constructions Core
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation Core
CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects Core
CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work Core
CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work Core
CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings Core
CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials Elective
CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects Elective
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low-rise constructions Elective
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects Elective
CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors Elective