Certificate IV Building and Construction (Estimating)

Course Details

This course is designed to meet the needs of estimators and schedulers in the building and construction field.

This course will provide students with specialist skills 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 and evaluate tender documentation. You will gain knowledge about building codes and standards, structural principles relating to low rise residential and commercial buildings.

This qualification is prepared by clustering the 15 units into 4 Modules:

  1. Regulations, Codes & Structural Principles
  2. Tendering & Procurement
  3. Estimating
  4. Understanding Contracts

By gaining this qualification, you can gain employment in the following areas:

  • Estimator
  • Contracts Support
  • Procurement Officer


  • Course Code: CPC40308
  • Course Type: Certificate IV
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Number of Units: 15

*This course is a nationally recognised training course

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