Certificate IV

Back to Basics has developed this CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) course to meet the criteria for one of the requirements of Builders Licensing or Registration in most states and territories in Australia.

Course Details

Back to Basics deliver the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) through our unique Distance Learning training System. 

As part of our standard package, you will receive:

  • RPL at no additional cost to enrolled students
  • Flexible learning arrangement
  • 12-month completion allowance
  • 1 on 1 mentoring with your own personal industry expert
  • All required learning materials

By completing our CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) you will learn:

  • Site Management Fundamentals and Techniques
  • Construction Methods and Materials
  • Quantity Measurement Techniques
  • Estimating and Quoting Skills
  • Legal Information
  • Contracts Management Skills
  • Financial Management Techniques

These skills are broken up into 6 modules that are logically laid out and are updated regularly, providing you with an easy to follow textbook and relevant assessment material which will allow you to complete your course in your own environment with ease.

The CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) is an industry standard with regard to licensing requirements for the vast majority of licensing bodies in Australia. Our course is Nationally Recognised and on completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, as well as a Record of Results listing the units of competency.

The included units of competency are clustered and delivered over 6 Modules:

  • Module 1 Site Management
  • Module 2 Construction
  • Module 3 Quantities & Estimating
  • Module 4 Legal Requirements
  • Module 5 Contracts Management
  • Module 6 Financial Management

Units Of Competency

The Units of Competency that are covered as part of the Back to Basics Business Training CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) qualification are as follows:

Core Units of Competency


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


Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace


Select and prepare a construction contract


Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects


Produce labour and material schedules for ordering


Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects


Plan building or construction work


Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects


Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects


Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions


Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Manage small business finances

Elective Units of Competency


Administer a construction contract


Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects


Minimise waste on the building and construction site


Arrange building applications and approvals


Write complex documents


Resolve business disputes

Interested in more information?

*This course is a nationally recognised training course.


12 months

Course Type:

Certificate IV

Number of Units

13 Core + 3 Elective

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