Certificate IV in Building and Construction (CPC40120)

If you are a tradesperson interested in working in the construction industry at an advanced level, the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (CPC40120) is an ideal course. This qualification will teach you how to carry out construction work and supervise a construction business successfully. This qualification gives you the skills and knowledge to work independently, operate your own construction business or apply for your builder’s registration.

For those seeking a Registered Training Organisation offering a blended RPL and Training course  along with a recognised assessment process, Gimbal Construction (RTO ID 32201) is fully equipped to provide these services.

The Certificate IV in Building & Construction (CPC40120) is a comprehensive course structured to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the construction industry. This program can benefit those seeking to advance their careers in construction management roles, offering a blend of technical and managerial content. The qualification is relevant to a spectrum of industries, including residential and commercial construction, infrastructure development, and real estate. 

As a qualification, the CPC40120 is nationally recognised in Australia, making it a valuable credential for those aiming to demonstrate their proficiency in skills in the field.

If you’re looking to qualify for the following job opportunities then the Certificate IV in Building & Construction(CPC40120)is the course for you: 

  • Builder
  • Restricted Builder (Bathrooms, Kitchens and Laundry)
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager
  • Site Supervisor

Gimbal Construction (RTO ID 32201) offers the opportunity to earn your qualifications in building and construction through an
apprenticeship program and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). This approach combines theoretical knowledge and practical application, allowing you to demonstrate competency and gain formal recognition for your skills in the industry.

Here are your key learning outcomes: 

  • Acquire skills to plan, manage, and monitor construction projects effectively.
  • Understand the relevant building codes, standards, and regulations to ensure compliance in all construction activities.
  • Develop competencies in estimating costs and preparing budgets for construction projects.
  • Learn to interpret and implement architectural and engineering plans and specifications.
  • Enhance communication and negotiation skills to manage teams, liaise with clients, and coordinate with other stakeholders.

This course is usually completed within 12 months, depending on your progress.

The cost of the Certificate IV in Building & Construction (CPC40120) will depend on whether or not you are eligible for government subsidies and the number of credits that apply through prior studies. Gimbal Training accepts flexible payment options for course fees.

For details on prices, please download our fees here.

This course does not have any entry requirements.

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How RPL Is Assessed

With our simple six-step process, you’ll have your formal qualification in a short period of time.

Step 1: Enquiry

Speak to one of our friendly team members and provide to get started on your consultation.

Step 2: Pre-enrolment

In this step, we ensure you are eligible for an RPL by asking you the necessary questions and giving you login details for our online platform. Collect and organise your experience for your assessor with a combination of workplace documents, interviews, videos and reports from previous employers. 

The assessor will then make contact to discuss your application, explain the process and let you know what further evidence is required including workplace documents, references and videos

Step 3: Enrolment

In this step you complete an online knowledge test, provide any additional video evidence and complete an interview with the Assessor on the technical aspects of your qualification

Step 4: Gap Training

After an assessment, your assessor may decide you need further training to address the gaps in your knowledge or practical skills and will advise you how to proceed.

Step 5: Assessment Outcome

The assessor creates a report with a recommendation based on the evidence you have provided, outcome of written test and interviews. This is submitted to the Compliance department for approval.

Step 6: Final Approval

You are issued your nationally recognised qualification and provided with the necessary documents.

Frequently asked questions

The Certificate IV in Building & Construction (CPC40120) is accredited with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), ensuring it is recognised nationally. The AQF is a system of qualifications in schools, vocational education and training (VET), and the higher education sector across Australia. This recognition gives students a competitive edge in their building and construction careers.

The Certificate IV in Building & Construction (CPC40120) can boost your career prospects, preparing you for supervisory and management roles within the construction industry, such as site manager or construction project manager. It is also the technical qualification needed to apply for a Builders licence in QLD and NSW.

If you’re interested in starting your own construction business, this qualification provides essential skills such as project management, cost estimation, and understanding building codes and regulations, which can help you operate a successful business.

This qualification provides a comprehensive understanding of the latest techniques, tools, and trends in the construction industry, keeping you up-to-date and enhancing your technical competencies.

While we provide all our theoretical modules through an online platform, some units due to their practical nature have activities that necessitate access to on-site assessment evidence. For additional information, please don’t hesitate to fill out the provided form or contact us via phone.

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  • The qualifications we offer can only be undertaken through by an employed Apprentice or through the formal trade recognition assessment process (RPL) for those that have been in the industry for a minimum of 4 years