The nationally accredited Certificate III in Construction and Waterproofing equips you with the specialist skills to become a trade qualified builder or construction manager. You will be in-demand as you learn to transform spaces in industrial, commercial and residential settings and manage building and construction projects from plan to delivery.


For more information:


  • CPC40110 Brochure

Course Outcomes:

  • This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required. Job titles for these roles may include Builder or Construction manager
  • The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.
  • The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
  • Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
  • Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Licensing Requirement

  • Check with relevant state and territory licensing and regulatory authorities. State and territory jurisdictions may have different regulatory requirements.

Third Parties

  • Australian Training College of Construction has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services.

Entry Requirement - Training Package

  • Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Entry Requirements:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Have completed Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • Successfully completed the ATCC LLN Test.

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be obtained for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or relevant experience obtained in Australia. Australian Training College of Construction recognises qualifications from other Australian providers and offers student Credit Transfer.

Award Qualification and Outcome

  • On successful completion of this course students will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification:
    CPC40110 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).

Course Content

  • The CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) requires the completion of 16 units of competency including 13 core units and 3 electives.

Units Of Competency

  • The list below of electives are sample only
National Code Title Core / Elective
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances Core
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects Core
CPCCBC4002A Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace Core
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract Core
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering Core
CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects Core
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work Core
CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects Core
CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions Core
CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions Core
CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications Core
CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation Elective
CPCCBC4018A Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects Elective
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes Elective



How can I apply for the course?

  • Contact our Student Support team on 02 8029 0498 for a personalised RPL kit and fee schedule.
  • Collect evidence to support your RPL application.
  • Forward your RPL application form contained in your RPL kit, RPL evidence and payment to ATCC .