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Certificate IV in Building and Construction - Estimating

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This course is designed to meet the needs of estimators and schedulers in the building and construction field. It will provide the participants with specialist skill and knowledge in quantity surveying, tendering, planning and scheduling construction technology in residential and commercial buildings. You will learn a diverse range of skills that will enable you to read and interpret plans and specifications, develop labour and material schedules, estimate costs for a building project and prepare tender documentation. You will gain knowledge about building codes and standards, structural principles relating to low rise residential and commercial buildings.

To achieve the qualification CPC40308 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating) there are 15 units of competency, comprising of 8 compulsory units and 7 elective units, which must be completed. The units offered by Back to Basics to complete the Qualification are:

Core Units

  • CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

  • CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

  • CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

  • CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

  • CPCCBC4011B Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions

  • CPCCBC4012A Read and interpret plans and specifications

  • CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

  • BSBPMG407A Apply risk management techniques

Elective Units

  • CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract

  • CPCCBC4006B Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects

  • CPCCBC4015A Prepare specifications for all construction works

  • CPCCBC4016A Administer a construction contract

  • CPCCBC4017A Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project

  • CPCCBC4021A Minimise waste on the building and construction site

  • BSBWRT401A Write complex documents

On successful completion of this course the participant will have the skills and knowledge required to perform the role of a Building Estimator or Building Scheduler.

For further information regarding this program please call 1300 855 713 or leave a message on our contact page.


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