Valley International College

CPC40120 Certificate IV In Building and Construction

Valley International College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 108985A

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of builders, site managers and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses who apply knowledge of structural principles, codes, standards and legal requirements to Class 1 and 10, to a maximum of two storeys and Class 2 to 9 Type C constructions, and who plan and supervise safe building and construction work, prepare and administer contracts, and who apply quality principles to building and construction projects.
Building relates to construction and Site Management is about managing the factors around construction, such as the deployment of crews with specialised skills (including builders), product compliance, deployment of contract specialised skills, weather and site location.

Career Outcome

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include

Construction Supervisor
Site Manager
Site Supervisor
Leading Hand

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Course opportunities

Start date: To suit the client/individual
Duration: 52 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Valley International College

Level 3/252 St Pauls Terrace
Brisbane Queensland 4006

Entry criteria

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
However, Valley international College’s selection criteria is as follows:

Must be over the age of 18 or turning 18 years of age prior to commencement of their study
Must have their own laptop and appropriate software.
Students must have completed minimum of AQF Level 3 in construction industry.
Must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12 or higher.
Either a minimum IELTS* (Academic) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course.
Valley International College will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English Language tests – TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic and Cambridge English Advanced (CAE).
English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia. Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or the United States.
Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Pre-entry Oxford Placement Test of result no less than B2 with no category lower than B1.


Valley International College
Level 3/252 St Pauls Terrace
Brisbane Queensland 4006