Portland, Hamilton, Sherwood Park (Warrnambool)
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|Study Mode||Full-time, On Campus|
|Timetable||Two evenings a week. Hamilton and Portland campuses delivered via Smart Classroom*|
Whilst we pride ourselves on our hands-on training, we have had to adjust most of our courses for study from home and remote learning during the COVID-19 restrictions. This means courses will be delivered using a range of methods including online learning, virtual classrooms, workbooks and direct contact with your teacher.
Given the government restrictions that are now in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus in Australia, we expect this new model of study will continue until the government makes changes to these restrictions.
Are you already in the building and construction industry? Would you like to step up into supervisory role? Maybe you’re a tradesperson hoping to become a subcontractor or business owner. If this sounds like you, why not take the next step in your career?
This post-trade qualification will give you the skills you need to achieve your career aspirations! It will qualify you to supervise low-rise residential building projects and assist in the application for a registered builder licence.
Successful completion of this qualification will support your application for registration to the Victorian Building Authority.
Notably, this qualification is recognised by HIA, MBA and the Building Commission.
This qualification will provide you with the skills to manage construction sites, supervise or create your own building business. These skills include:
Classes at the Hamilton and Portland campuses will be delivered via Smart Classroom.
*Smart Classroom means the teacher will not always be physically present and may teach via video conferencing. This will alternate between campuses. You will still be required to attend your local campus.
Upon completion of this course, you may continue further study in the building and construction industry at Diploma level.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
To apply for this course you must have completed a construction trade qualification with 3 years of practical experience within the building industry.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 16 units: 13 core and 3 elective units.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|BSBSMB406A||Manage small business finances||60||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4001A||Apply Building Codes And Standards To The Construction Process For Low Rise Building Projects||40||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4002A||Manage Occupational Health And Safety In The Building And Construction Workplace||40||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4003A||Select And Prepare A Construction Contract||40||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4004A||Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects||60||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4005A||Produce Labour And Material Schedules For Ordering||40||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4006B||Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects||40||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4007A||Plan Building Or Construction Work||40||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4008B||Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects||40||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4009B||Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects||50||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4010B||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions||160||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4011B||Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions||80||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications||30||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|BSBSMB402||Plan small business finances||50||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4013A||Prepare and evaluate tender documentation||20||$0.00|
|CPCCBC4020A||Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures||40||$0.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suit your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only and may be subject to change without notice and given individual circumstances. Your actual fees will be calculated based on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$1,190.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$2,400.00|
Students who are eligible for Victorian government-subsidised training will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more or chat with our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911, or visit a SWTAFE Campus.
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$620.00|
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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