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Course Description

Tailored to give you the skills and knowledge you need to move up the career ladder without attending a classroom, the Certificate IV will teach you how to:

  • Prepare building sketches and drawings
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Apply building codes and standards to construction projects
  • Produce building and construction cost estimates
  • Create and prepare construction contracts
  • Produce labour and material schedules for ordering, and apply site surveys and set out procedures.
  • Manage site WHS, apply legal requirements to projects and manage small business finance.

With the Certificate IV, you not only get a high quality education, but a nationally recognised qualification that you can use all across Australia.

The course is delivered online, so there are no classrooms and no deadlines. You simply study where you want, when you want, on any device that you have nearby (phone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer).

Please note that on 26th of November 2020, this course was superseded and replaced by CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction. You can still enrol, however at the moment, the new course is not yet available. Open Colleges will communicate with you in due course once the new course is available.

Licensing

The Certificate IV meets the education requirements for registration as a licensed builder in QLD, ACT, TAS and NT. As licensing varies from state to state, there may be extra requirements necessary to register. Chat to an Open Colleges’ Enrolment Consultant for more information on how to meet the requirements for your state.

NSW Fair Trading, the SA Consumer and Business Services (CBS), the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and Builders Registration Board of WA might evaluate this qualification as part of a broader consideration of your experience and knowledge for registration as a licensed builder.

Please ensure that you refer to your relevant state licensing requirements:

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Builder
  • Construction Manager

Course Details

Course number E1349
Qualification name CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Course duration Maximum 18 months
Delivery Method Online
Recognition Nationally Recognised Nationally Recognised Training
Assessments Case studies, Demonstrations and Presentations, Knowledge tests, Multiple choice questions, Oral questions, Portfolio, Projects, Scenario-based questions, Short-answer questions
Awarded by
  • Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197)

Requirements

English

This course involves reading and undertaking a range of written assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

If you haven't successfully completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; or
  • 3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. See the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Considerations section for more information on tools, resources and support services provided to you by Open Colleges.

Education

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Physical requirements

You will need to have a reasonable level of fitness, including the ability to:

  • stand for long periods
  • use their hands to handle, control or feel objects or tools
  • climb, lift, balance, walk, stoop and handle materials
  • kneel, crouch, crawl, bend or twist

Skills

To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes:

  • Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents.
  • Accessing and searching the internet.
  • Downloading and saving documents from websites.
  • Uploading documents through websites.
  • Participating in online discussions.
  • Compressing image files.
  • Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images.
  • Download and use AutoCAD software

Students will be required to register for AutoCAD software, available free to students enrolled in an approved educational institution. The Autodesk Student Version software incorporates all the functionality of a professional license, but includes a print banner making the software unusable for commercial purposes.

To participate in the Autodesk Education Community, students must satisfy the eligibility requirements. Further detailed information is available at: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/item?siteID=123112&id=17354855

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software
  • Calculator
  • Telephone

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7,8 or higher (Windows 10 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Digital equipment

You will need access to:

  • A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology.
  • Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet.

Practical task

You will be asked to complete specific tasks outlined in the assessments. You will need to find a site that will allow you to undertake the tasks.

The work-based project should be at:

A construction site (see under ‘White card’ on this page for more information). You will be coached and given advice on locating and approaching builders in their local area

The licensed builder that you use will need to have the following tools on-site:

  • Hand saw
  • Hand plane
  • Chisels
  • Electric plane
  • Electric drill
  • Circular saw
  • Nail gun
  • Air compressor
  • While it is not mandatory to enter this course, you may be required to wear steel-capped boots and personal protective equipment when on a construction site. This will be up to the discretion of the builder/ business owner and any equipment or gear, if required, will need to be purchased/ sourced by you. 

White card

If you decide to complete the practical tasks of this course on a construction site, you will be required to have a white card.

People who need a white card include:

  • Site managers, supervisors, surveyors, labourers and tradespeople
  • People who access operational construction zones (unaccompanied or not directly supervised by an inducted person)
  • Workers whose employment causes them to routinely enter operational construction zones
  • The white card can be obtained online or face to face through a Registered Training Provider.
  • More information and a list of white card trainers can be found on the Safe Work Australia website.

Important Note:

The White Card is not offered by Open Colleges. Students will need to get this at their own expense.

Students are required to provide examples of their White Card (CPCCOHS1001A – Work safely in the construction industry or CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry).

It is a requirement upon commencement of work-based project/graduation for all students to hold a current White card CPCCOHS1001A – Work safely in the construction industry or CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

Subjects

Once you are enrolled in this course, you will receive access to the first Module, which contains the first set of units for the course. When you have successfully completed those units, you'll be given access to the next Module.

From module 4, you will be required to undertake workplace projects on a construction site. This will allow you to undertake learning, practice your skills and demonstrate practical skills for your assessment.

Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status.

Module 1

  • Prepare to make sketches and drawings.
  • Create simple sketches and drawings.
  • Notate and process drawings.

Module 2

  • Identify types of drawings and their purposes.
  • Apply commonly used symbols and abbreviations.
  • Locate and identify key features on a site plan.
  • Identify and locate key features on drawings.
  • Correctly read and interpret specifications.
  • Identify non-structural aspects to the specification.

Module 3

  • Access and interpret relevant code and standard requirements.
  • Classify buildings.
  • Analyse and apply a range of solutions to a construction problem for compliance with the BCA.
  • Apply fire protection requirements.

Module 4

  • Apply structural principles when planning the erection or demolition of a structure.
  • Analyse and plan for the structural integrity of Class1 and Class 10 buildings.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the laying of footings.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the laying of floor system.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of structural and non-structural wall systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of roof system.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the external wall cladding of structure.

Module 5

  • Apply structural principles to the planning of the erection or demolition of a structure.
  • Analyse and plan for the structural integrity of Class 2 to 9 buildings.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage laying of footing systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage laying of floor system.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of structural wall systems and wall cladding systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of structural roof systems and roof cladding systems.

Module 6

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Identify and calculate labour costs.
  • Identify and establish physical resource requirements.
  • Develop estimated project costs.

Module 7

  • Identify and analyse the essential elements, sections and clauses of a business contract.
  • Select an appropriate contract for the works to be undertaken.
  • Prepare the contract.

Module 8

  • Appraise contract documentation to identify operational requirements.
  • Implement strategies for construction operations.
  • Prepare project schedule.
  • Determine required resources.
  • Prepare and submit condition reports.

Module 9

  • Identify and apply all contract conditions to the schedules.
  • Produce material and labour schedules, overlays and orders.
  • Prepare site files.
  • Monitor and report on project costs.
  • Maintain data files of standard costs.

Module 10

  • Identify and evaluate the properties of building materials.
  • Ensure suitable building materials are selected for application.
  • Supervise the acceptance, safe handling and storage of materials on site.

Module 11

  • Perform setting out, measuring techniques and associated calculations
  • Set up and use levelling devices
  • Mark out and determine levels on a grid for contouring and volume calculations
  • Construct longitudinal sections and determine associated grades and levels in typical drainage and pipeline situations

Module 12

  • Determine areas of potential risk in the building and construction workplace.
  • Inspect and report on areas of specific risk.
  • Advise on implementation of control measures at the building and construction workplace.
  • Establish and review communications and educational programs.

Module 13

  • Supervise the administration of claims and payment processes.
  • Supervise and maintain on-site communications.
  • Ensure management of and compliance with quality control procedures.
  • Complete project administration processes.

Module 14

  • Apply the laws relating to builder licensing or registration.
  • Apply OHS legislation and provisions on site.
  • Apply the codes, Acts, regulations and standards relevant to construction.
  • Comply with insurance and regulatory requirements for housing construction.
  • Apply legislation to financial transactions.
  • Meet building contract obligations.
  • Apply industrial relations policies and obligations relevant to housing construction.
  • Apply dispute resolution processes.

Module 15

  • Develop and implement dispute resolution procedures.
  • Conduct an initial investigation into business disputes and possible resolution strategies.
  • Identify opportunities for dispute resolution.

Module 16

  • Implement financial plan
  • Monitor financial performance

Payment Options

Pay in Full

You can choose to pay your course fees in full upon enrolment and benefit from a 10% discount (unless otherwise advertised).

Pay 50% & Payment Plan Combo

You can also choose to pay 50% of your total course fees upon enrolment and the balance on a Payment Plan.  When you do, you’ll benefit from 50% of the standard Pay in Full discount (unless otherwise advertised).

Payment Plan

You can choose to pay for your course in weekly or fortnightly instalments. By paying in instalments, you can schedule your payments around your regular outgoings and get ahead without breaking the bank. Open Colleges payment plans are interest-free.

zipMoney Payment Plan

If you need a little more flexibility with your finances and would like to pay off your course fees over a longer period of time, we can assist by organising zipMoney to pay your course fees directly to us on your behalf, and you pay this loan back to zipMoney over an agreed period of time. zipMoney provides you flexible options of selecting a 24, 36 or 48 months interest-free, payment plan (dependant on which course you’re enrolling into) to suit your lifestyle, giving you more flexibility than ever before.

BPAY®

With BPAY®, you’re able to pay quickly and securely, 24/7 through your internet, mobile or phone banking service. You can choose when, how much and from which account to pay from - whatever works for you. BPAY® is only available when paying in full. Call an Enrolment Consultant to find out more. 

BPAY® is a trademark of BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518. Check if BPAY® is right for you by reading the terms and conditions available from your Financial Institution.

Trainers

Jeffrey Halpin

Jeffrey Halpin has been delivering training and assessment to the construction and WHS industries for over 10 years and been in the construction industry for nearly 40 years. He brings with him a wealth of experience covering all aspects of the construction industry including design, construction, energy rating and building compliance. 
As a practising Building Contractor and Consultant, Jeffrey delivers the very highest quality standards to his clientele. 
Jeffrey is tremendously honoured to be part of the Open Colleges team as a Trainer and Assessor. He feels privileged to have the opportunity to impart his experience and knowledge to the students. 

Vince Russo

With nearly 30 years’ experience in the residential building industry, Vince started his career working as a scheduler for one of the top builders of his time.  As his career progressed he worked for some of Western Australia’s premier builders in estimating, supervising and management roles until he established his own business.

Initially starting out in residential homes and renovations he was able to become a registered builder in 2005. At this point he changed direction to focus on unit developments and grew his business by creating a strong team of up to 10 people.  Vince believes in leading from the front to develop high achieving teams to drive a business to success.  

Having gathered a wealth of knowledge in a variety of roles in the building industry, Vince has now chosen to pass on that knowledge to others to help them develop their careers in the industry.

Partnership Details

Open Colleges offers this qualification in association with Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197). The testamur will be issued by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd.

SAVE 30% OFF

* Use voucher code - SEPOFF21

selected course fees when you pay upfront.

Offer ends on Sunday 26th September 2021 at 11:59pm AEST.

*Terms & conditions

Course at a Glance

Take the next step up in your career with the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).  Learn how to prepare building sketches, develop labour and material schedules, manage OH&S and how to supervise others on site.

Career Outcomes

  • checkBuilder
  • checkConstruction Manager
computer

Delivery Method

Online

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Payment

Flexible payment options available

Recognition

Nationally recognised

Nationally Recognised Training

Course at a Glance

Take the next step up in your career with the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).  Learn how to prepare building sketches, develop labour and material schedules, manage OH&S and how to supervise others on site.

Career Outcomes

  • checkBuilder
  • checkConstruction Manager
computer

Delivery Method

Online

credit_score

Payment

Flexible payment options available

Recognition

Nationally recognised

Nationally Recognised Training

SAVE 30% OFF

* Use voucher code - SEPOFF21

selected course fees when you pay upfront.

Offer ends on Sunday 26th September 2021 at 11:59pm AEST.

*Terms & conditions

Tailored to give you the skills and knowledge you need to move up the career ladder without attending a classroom, the Certificate IV will teach you how to:

  • Prepare building sketches and drawings
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Apply building codes and standards to construction projects
  • Produce building and construction cost estimates
  • Create and prepare construction contracts
  • Produce labour and material schedules for ordering, and apply site surveys and set out procedures.
  • Manage site WHS, apply legal requirements to projects and manage small business finance.

With the Certificate IV, you not only get a high quality education, but a nationally recognised qualification that you can use all across Australia.

The course is delivered online, so there are no classrooms and no deadlines. You simply study where you want, when you want, on any device that you have nearby (phone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer).

Please note that on 26th of November 2020, this course was superseded and replaced by CPC40120 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction. You can still enrol, however at the moment, the new course is not yet available. Open Colleges will communicate with you in due course once the new course is available.

Licensing

The Certificate IV meets the education requirements for registration as a licensed builder in QLD, ACT, TAS and NT. As licensing varies from state to state, there may be extra requirements necessary to register. Chat to an Open Colleges’ Enrolment Consultant for more information on how to meet the requirements for your state.

NSW Fair Trading, the SA Consumer and Business Services (CBS), the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and Builders Registration Board of WA might evaluate this qualification as part of a broader consideration of your experience and knowledge for registration as a licensed builder.

Please ensure that you refer to your relevant state licensing requirements:

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Builder
  • Construction Manager
Course number E1349
Qualification name CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Course duration Maximum 18 months
Delivery Method Online
Recognition Nationally Recognised Nationally Recognised Training
Assessments Case studies, Demonstrations and Presentations, Knowledge tests, Multiple choice questions, Oral questions, Portfolio, Projects, Scenario-based questions, Short-answer questions
Awarded by
  • Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197)

English

This course involves reading and undertaking a range of written assessments, as well as engaging in online forums and discussions. Furthermore, the delivery mode relies on the extensive use of written communication. As such, entry to the course requires the successful completion of English to Year 10 level.

If you haven't successfully completed English at Year 10 level, you can demonstrate equivalency through one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a Nationally Recognised Training qualification at Certificate III level or higher; or
  • 3 years relevant industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

Open Colleges recognises that not all people are able to read, write and perform calculations to the same standard. See the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Considerations section for more information on tools, resources and support services provided to you by Open Colleges.

Education

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course.

Minimum age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Physical requirements

You will need to have a reasonable level of fitness, including the ability to:

  • stand for long periods
  • use their hands to handle, control or feel objects or tools
  • climb, lift, balance, walk, stoop and handle materials
  • kneel, crouch, crawl, bend or twist

Skills

To successfully complete this course, you will require basic computing skills. This includes:

  • Creating, saving and editing Microsoft Office documents.
  • Accessing and searching the internet.
  • Downloading and saving documents from websites.
  • Uploading documents through websites.
  • Participating in online discussions.
  • Compressing image files.
  • Connecting digital cameras and downloading and storing images.
  • Download and use AutoCAD software

Students will be required to register for AutoCAD software, available free to students enrolled in an approved educational institution. The Autodesk Student Version software incorporates all the functionality of a professional license, but includes a print banner making the software unusable for commercial purposes.

To participate in the Autodesk Education Community, students must satisfy the eligibility requirements. Further detailed information is available at: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/item?siteID=123112&id=17354855

Computing

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills. Minimum specifications for your computer are:

All users:

  • Microsoft Office 2010 or equivalent
  • Broadband internet connection
  • 2GB of RAM
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • Adobe Reader XI or equivalent
  • Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
  • Access to printer and associated software
  • Access to scanner and associated software
  • Digital imaging software
  • File compression software
  • Calculator
  • Telephone

Windows users:

  • Microsoft Windows 7,8 or higher (Windows 10 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Mac OS users:

  • Mac OSX v10.5 or higher (Mac OSX v10.6 recommended)
  • 1 Ghz or faster processer (2GHz recommended)

Digital equipment

You will need access to:

  • A digital video recording device and/or a digital camera and associated software to save and upload video, image and audio files to OpenSpace. Many mobile phones and smart phones include this technology.
  • Software to view online videos and images. Software such as Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer etc. are available as a free download from the internet.

Practical task

You will be asked to complete specific tasks outlined in the assessments. You will need to find a site that will allow you to undertake the tasks.

The work-based project should be at:

A construction site (see under ‘White card’ on this page for more information). You will be coached and given advice on locating and approaching builders in their local area

The licensed builder that you use will need to have the following tools on-site:

  • Hand saw
  • Hand plane
  • Chisels
  • Electric plane
  • Electric drill
  • Circular saw
  • Nail gun
  • Air compressor
  • While it is not mandatory to enter this course, you may be required to wear steel-capped boots and personal protective equipment when on a construction site. This will be up to the discretion of the builder/ business owner and any equipment or gear, if required, will need to be purchased/ sourced by you. 

White card

If you decide to complete the practical tasks of this course on a construction site, you will be required to have a white card.

People who need a white card include:

  • Site managers, supervisors, surveyors, labourers and tradespeople
  • People who access operational construction zones (unaccompanied or not directly supervised by an inducted person)
  • Workers whose employment causes them to routinely enter operational construction zones
  • The white card can be obtained online or face to face through a Registered Training Provider.
  • More information and a list of white card trainers can be found on the Safe Work Australia website.

Important Note:

The White Card is not offered by Open Colleges. Students will need to get this at their own expense.

Students are required to provide examples of their White Card (CPCCOHS1001A – Work safely in the construction industry or CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry).

It is a requirement upon commencement of work-based project/graduation for all students to hold a current White card CPCCOHS1001A – Work safely in the construction industry or CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Our free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. This tool can also help you determine your learning level and help you plan your future studies. You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here.

Once you are enrolled in this course, you will receive access to the first Module, which contains the first set of units for the course. When you have successfully completed those units, you'll be given access to the next Module.

From module 4, you will be required to undertake workplace projects on a construction site. This will allow you to undertake learning, practice your skills and demonstrate practical skills for your assessment.

Open Colleges may make changes to the course from time to time to reflect changes introduced to the relevant Training Package or other regulatory requirements. Please download the course guide for current information about the course and its status.

Module 1

  • Prepare to make sketches and drawings.
  • Create simple sketches and drawings.
  • Notate and process drawings.

Module 2

  • Identify types of drawings and their purposes.
  • Apply commonly used symbols and abbreviations.
  • Locate and identify key features on a site plan.
  • Identify and locate key features on drawings.
  • Correctly read and interpret specifications.
  • Identify non-structural aspects to the specification.

Module 3

  • Access and interpret relevant code and standard requirements.
  • Classify buildings.
  • Analyse and apply a range of solutions to a construction problem for compliance with the BCA.
  • Apply fire protection requirements.

Module 4

  • Apply structural principles when planning the erection or demolition of a structure.
  • Analyse and plan for the structural integrity of Class1 and Class 10 buildings.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the laying of footings.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the laying of floor system.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of structural and non-structural wall systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of roof system.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the external wall cladding of structure.

Module 5

  • Apply structural principles to the planning of the erection or demolition of a structure.
  • Analyse and plan for the structural integrity of Class 2 to 9 buildings.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage laying of footing systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage laying of floor system.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of structural wall systems and wall cladding systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the building of structural roof systems and roof cladding systems.

Module 6

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Identify and calculate labour costs.
  • Identify and establish physical resource requirements.
  • Develop estimated project costs.

Module 7

  • Identify and analyse the essential elements, sections and clauses of a business contract.
  • Select an appropriate contract for the works to be undertaken.
  • Prepare the contract.

Module 8

  • Appraise contract documentation to identify operational requirements.
  • Implement strategies for construction operations.
  • Prepare project schedule.
  • Determine required resources.
  • Prepare and submit condition reports.

Module 9

  • Identify and apply all contract conditions to the schedules.
  • Produce material and labour schedules, overlays and orders.
  • Prepare site files.
  • Monitor and report on project costs.
  • Maintain data files of standard costs.

Module 10

  • Identify and evaluate the properties of building materials.
  • Ensure suitable building materials are selected for application.
  • Supervise the acceptance, safe handling and storage of materials on site.

Module 11

  • Perform setting out, measuring techniques and associated calculations
  • Set up and use levelling devices
  • Mark out and determine levels on a grid for contouring and volume calculations
  • Construct longitudinal sections and determine associated grades and levels in typical drainage and pipeline situations

Module 12

  • Determine areas of potential risk in the building and construction workplace.
  • Inspect and report on areas of specific risk.
  • Advise on implementation of control measures at the building and construction workplace.
  • Establish and review communications and educational programs.

Module 13

  • Supervise the administration of claims and payment processes.
  • Supervise and maintain on-site communications.
  • Ensure management of and compliance with quality control procedures.
  • Complete project administration processes.

Module 14

  • Apply the laws relating to builder licensing or registration.
  • Apply OHS legislation and provisions on site.
  • Apply the codes, Acts, regulations and standards relevant to construction.
  • Comply with insurance and regulatory requirements for housing construction.
  • Apply legislation to financial transactions.
  • Meet building contract obligations.
  • Apply industrial relations policies and obligations relevant to housing construction.
  • Apply dispute resolution processes.

Module 15

  • Develop and implement dispute resolution procedures.
  • Conduct an initial investigation into business disputes and possible resolution strategies.
  • Identify opportunities for dispute resolution.

Module 16

  • Implement financial plan
  • Monitor financial performance

Pay in Full

You can choose to pay your course fees in full upon enrolment and benefit from a 10% discount (unless otherwise advertised).

Pay 50% & Payment Plan Combo

You can also choose to pay 50% of your total course fees upon enrolment and the balance on a Payment Plan.  When you do, you’ll benefit from 50% of the standard Pay in Full discount (unless otherwise advertised).

Payment Plan

You can choose to pay for your course in weekly or fortnightly instalments. By paying in instalments, you can schedule your payments around your regular outgoings and get ahead without breaking the bank. Open Colleges payment plans are interest-free.

zipMoney Payment Plan

If you need a little more flexibility with your finances and would like to pay off your course fees over a longer period of time, we can assist by organising zipMoney to pay your course fees directly to us on your behalf, and you pay this loan back to zipMoney over an agreed period of time. zipMoney provides you flexible options of selecting a 24, 36 or 48 months interest-free, payment plan (dependant on which course you’re enrolling into) to suit your lifestyle, giving you more flexibility than ever before.

BPAY®

With BPAY®, you’re able to pay quickly and securely, 24/7 through your internet, mobile or phone banking service. You can choose when, how much and from which account to pay from - whatever works for you. BPAY® is only available when paying in full. Call an Enrolment Consultant to find out more. 

BPAY® is a trademark of BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518. Check if BPAY® is right for you by reading the terms and conditions available from your Financial Institution.

Jeffrey Halpin

Jeffrey Halpin has been delivering training and assessment to the construction and WHS industries for over 10 years and been in the construction industry for nearly 40 years. He brings with him a wealth of experience covering all aspects of the construction industry including design, construction, energy rating and building compliance. 
As a practising Building Contractor and Consultant, Jeffrey delivers the very highest quality standards to his clientele. 
Jeffrey is tremendously honoured to be part of the Open Colleges team as a Trainer and Assessor. He feels privileged to have the opportunity to impart his experience and knowledge to the students. 

Vince Russo

With nearly 30 years’ experience in the residential building industry, Vince started his career working as a scheduler for one of the top builders of his time.  As his career progressed he worked for some of Western Australia’s premier builders in estimating, supervising and management roles until he established his own business.

Initially starting out in residential homes and renovations he was able to become a registered builder in 2005. At this point he changed direction to focus on unit developments and grew his business by creating a strong team of up to 10 people.  Vince believes in leading from the front to develop high achieving teams to drive a business to success.  

Having gathered a wealth of knowledge in a variety of roles in the building industry, Vince has now chosen to pass on that knowledge to others to help them develop their careers in the industry.

Open Colleges offers this qualification in association with Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197). The testamur will be issued by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd.
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