This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses.The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.
Occupational titles may include:
- Building Associate (ANZSCO code 312112)
The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.
Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.
You will learn to:
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
16 units of competency:
13 core units
3 elective units.
The elective units must be selected as follows:
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.
- Apply building codes and standards to the construction process of low rise buildings
- Manage OH&S in the building and construction workplace
- Select and prepare a construction contract
- Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
- Produce labor and material schedules for ordering
- Select, procure and store construction materials for low–rise projects
- Plan building and construction work
- Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
- Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
- Apply structural principles to residential and commercial low-rise constructions
- Read and interpret plans and specifications
- Manage small business finances
This course is nationally recognized training
- Registered builder
- Construction manager
This qualification is designed to assist in meeting the licensing/registration requirements of those wishing to become a registered builder.
NOTE: ACTA College does not necessarily offer pathway courses.