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CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

RTO # 40963 - This course meets the requirements for QLD, NSW, TAS and SA licencing

Take the next step in your career to become a ‘Builder low-rise’ and be in control as the builder.

Units from this qualification will meet licencing requirements for QLD, NSW, SA and TAS, though each state will mention which qualifications you need to hold and experience requirements.

This course can be done online and the trainer and assessor is a click away.

Your work will be marked as you go, or you can also enrol into this course and complete it via recognition of prior learning which has practical and conversation tasks.

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.

Occupational titles may include:


Construction manager.

The qualification has 13 core and 3 elective units of competency.


Qualified in bricklaying/block laying or carpentry Two years experience in:

the licence class scope of work, or

other work the commission is satisfied is at least equivalent to experience in the scope of work for the class.

Builders and tradespeople in NSW are required to be licensed to conduct building work. These range from residential constructions, alterations, repairs and renovations to more specialist work such as plumbing, gas-fitting, electrical, refrigeration and air-conditioning work.

From 1 October 2020 applicants for building work contractor licences that include one or more of the following standard conditions (or similar non-standard conditions) will be required to undertake additional study:

 Any building work

 Additions

 Additions ltd to residential National Construction Code Class 1 & 10

 Alterations

 Alterations & renovations

 Residential building work ltd to National Construction Code Class 1 & 10

 Transportable building construction and installation

If you are applying for a contractor licence which DOES NOT include any of the conditions above (e.g. trade/specified or commercial building work), please refer to Part 2 – Specified and other General Building Work.

This category is divided into three classes of licensed builder:

Builder (General Construction) – a general builder responsible for managing or carrying out construction, demolition, alteration, addition, relocation or repair of any building or structure

Fire protection services builder – a specialist builder responsible for managing or carrying out fire protection services work in a building Demolisher– a specialist builder responsible for managing or carrying out demolition of existing buildings, structures and building work. A demolisher cannot perform any new building work.

Each class of licensed builder is further divided into sub-classes of Low Rise, Medium Rise and Open. The General Construction class also has a sub-class of Domestic. These sub-classes determine the scope of work of licensees.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON STATE BY STATE BUILDER LICENCING REQUIREMENTS, COPY THIS LINK AND INPUT INTO YOUR BROWSER https://staysafeindustrytraining.com.au/state-by-state-guide-to-a-builders-licence-australia/

The cost of this course is $5000.00, however you can START NOW and pay later. Course fees is payable prior to completion and the issuance of a Qualification testamur and record of results.

Access to the internet

A computer or mobile device

Language and Literacy In order to successfully complete this course, you need to have a certain level of language and literacy skills.

We recommend that you have at least level 3 skills for this course. If you are unsure of your language and literacy skill level, please try our free LL&N assessment tool.

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$4000.00 (GST Free)


12 months


Enrolment by 20th of the month


Upon successful completion of this course. You will be awarded with a qualification testamur and record of results for the CPC40110 Certificate IV in building and construction (Building).