CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

Achieve a Rewarding Career in Building Construction

Explore new career & business avenues in the build environment

About The Program

Our CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) course curriculum is an independently developed program by industry practitioners and instructors with extensive building construction industry experience. We are committed to sharing our knowledge & experience in providing you the practical skills to help you achieve your career and business goals.

The Diploma qualification will help you develop professional skills and knowledge required for the management, supervision and administration of:

  • Residential
  • Industrial and
  • Commercial building projects

Course Program Outline

Program Code

Program Title
Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

The program will be delivered as a blended learning program with the option to undertake the program as a Day or Evening Program.

4 Months

5 Months (On-Line Learning including e-learning)

3 Months

12 Months

CAS-BCM Nominal 1860 Hours
Nationally Agreed 1860 Hours

Mode Of Study

Course programs are offered as:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Self-Study (On-Line Learning – e-learning)
  • Work-Based

Times & Days

Monday Tuesday & Wednesday

Day Times
9:30am to 3:30pm

Evening Times
5:30pm to 9:30pm

Level 1 Suite 9B, 80 Keilor Road, Essendon North VIC 3041



Discounted Fee of $6,300.00 will apply to learners who enroll before course commencement date or max. 30 days before course commencement date.

Further information of Course Fees can found at link to Fees page or Fees Button

Please be advised that course fees are Fee-for-Service and is not Government Subsidised

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Program Dates

Intakes are in

  • February
  • May &
  • September of each year

Program Summary

CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) is well suited to both those currently working in the building industry wishing to develop or enhance their professional skills; together with individuals & businesses new the building construction industry who want to develop knowledge, skills and competencies to enable them to undertake job & project roles in building construction.

Program Aims

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who organise, manage, co-ordinate and maintain all building construction resources to ensure time, cost and quality control in the successful delivery of the building design solution within an organisation.  Individuals would possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical and managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work and the work of others with building construction responsibilities.


This qualification combines best practice theory with practical workplace applications. Participants will gain an understanding of the specialist skills and knowledge required for Construction Supervision or Management and Project Administration & Co-ordination.

Builder Registration

This program also meets in helping develop competencies in building construction management & development for those wishing to develop or enhance their professional skills for registration as a Building Practitioner.

Module & Unit outcomes are a prescribed and preferred qualification for Builder Registration as specified through the VBA for those wishing to become a Registered Building Practitioner (RBP).

Prerequisites/Entry Requirements

However it is recommended that potential learners be interviewed prior to commencement of course program including a per-enrolment interview. This interview will be used to determine suitability for undertaking the course including assessment of the experience which the student has in the Building and Construction Industry and/or what they wish to achieve as career path in building construction.

It also recommended that Potential Learners:

  • Have Basic Language Proficiency in English
  • Have Basic Literally Proficiency in English
  • Have Basic Numeracy Skills
  • Have access to a computer hardware with internet access
  • Be able to operate computer programs as email, word processor and spread sheet applications at a basic level

Licensing, Legislative, Regulatory or Certification Considerations:
A “construction induction” CPCCOHS1001 Work safely in the construction industry or equivalent “white card” is required by WorkSafe Victoria before entering any worksite.

Students are required to obtain this before entering any worksite. For more information see:

Elements & Performance Criteria

The following unit of competencies are covered as part of the CAS-BCM’s CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) Program:


BSBOHS504B Apply Principles of OHS Risk Management

BSBPMG508A Manage Project Risk

BSBPMG505A Manage Project Quality

CPCCBC4001A Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Low Rise Building Projects

CPCCBC5001B Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Medium Rise Building Projects

CPCCBC4003A Select and Prepare a Construction Contract

CPCCBC4004A Identify and Produce Estimated Costs for Building and Construction Projects

CPCCBC5002A Monitor Costing Systems on Medium Rise Building and Construction Projects

CPCCBC4010B Apply Structural Principles to Residential Low Rise Constructions

CPCCBC5018A Apply Structural Principles to the Construction of Medium Rise Buildings

CPCCBC4013A Prepare and Evaluate Tender Documentation

CPCCBC5003A Supervise the Planning of On-Site Medium Rise Building or Construction Work

CPCCBC5010B Manage Construction Work

CPCCBC5011A Manage Environmental Management Practices and Processes in Building & Construction

CPCCBC5007B Administer the Legal Obligations of a Building or Construction Contractor

CPCCBC4005A Produce Labour and Material Schedules for Ordering

CPCCBC5005A Select and Manage Building and Construction Contractors

CPCCBC4012B Read and Interpret Plans and Specifications

Job Roles

Job roles and titles vary across the building construction industry sector.  Following completion of the course program, students are eligible to pursue career opportunities in and possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Construction Supervision or Management
  • Project Administration & Co-ordination
  • Contracts Management & Administration
  • Estimation & Cost Planning
  • Project Planning & Scheduling
  • Builder

Specialist construction roles in:

  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Environmental Management

Qualification Rules:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
Total 18 Units of Competency made up of:

  • Core Units of Study (13 Units)
  • Elective Units of Study (5 Units)


Unit of Studies forming part of CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) Program will form part of Modules as:

  • Construction Law & Legislation
  • Building Construction Codes & Standards
  • Construction Technology
  • Project Cost Planning & Estimation
  • Contracts Management & Administration
  • Tender Development & Management
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Construction Management
  • Environmental Management in Building Construction

Delivery of Program

How it will be delivered (mode; face to face, online, on-the-job)

  • Face to face, classroom based learning Theory Session: underpinning knowledge
  • Online Support: Student Portal through CAS-BCM’s Learner Management System (LMS) including email, resources, resea
  • Independent Study: Self-Paced Learning including e-learnin
  • Work-Based Project Assignment: Knowledge Areas & Unit Outcome

Assessment Process

All assessments will be conducted through the on-line learner portal through CAS-BCM’s Learner Management System.

Assessment is provided on-line through learner portal (LMS)

How and when assessments will be conducted

  • Individual Unit Element Activities will form part of the Face-to-Face Sessions and collected electronically on-line through learner portal
  • Project Assignment will be collected after every Independent Study periods; collected electronically on-line through learner portal
  • Work-Based Project Assignments will be due on after the completion of Unit of Competency
  • Skills Session outcomes will be due on after the completion of Unit of Study

Assessment processes and techniques are, as far as is practical, take into account the language, literacy and numeracy capacity of the learner in relation to the competency being assessed.

Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

Participants can opt to undertake the program through an RPL Program (Recognition of Prior Learning), it is a form of assessment that recognises skills and knowledge gained through formal training conducted by industry or education, work experience or life experience.

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