Open Colleges

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

CPC50210Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
Up to 24 monthsself-paced
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Why study this course

  • Develop the technical skills and knowledge to plan, manage, supervise and complete the construction of medium rise building projects
  • This qualification is nationally accredited and can set you up for a career as a Builder or Construction Manager
  • Enjoy the flexibility to study online and at your own pace

Open Colleges offers this qualification in association with Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197). The testamur will be issued by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd.

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Roles related to this course: Builder, Building Inspector, Building Estimator, Site Manager, and 3 more.


This course meets the education requirements for registration as a Licensed Builder. Licencing does vary between states so there may be additional requirements that you need to meet.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 10 or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of a Certificate III qualification or higher; OR
  • At least 3 years of relevant industry experience in a role that requires use of written documentation and communication

In addition, you must be at least 18 years of age, have regular access to the internet and have a level of physical fitness that will allow you to complete tasks on a building site.

If you decide to complete the practical tasks of this course on a construction site, you will also need to obtain a 'White Card' which will prepare you to work safely on the construction site.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Apply building codes and standards
  • Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
  • Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
  • Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
  • Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • Select and prepare a construction contract
  • Manage project quality

Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Open Colleges can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Enquire with Open Colleges to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Support and delivery

When you study online with Open Colleges, you will have access to:

  • A Student Support Team who are available via phone, live chat and email to help with any administration issues. They can provide assistance with enrolment, updates on your course progress and help with work placement queries.
  • A Learning Support Team made up of former teachers, trainers and academics who can provide study tips and tricks, advice on research strategies and help you use OpenSpace, your online campus
  • Academic assistance from your trainers who are available to help with any course content questions and will provide feedback on your assessments
  • Career support via a range of resources including resume tips, a career change guide, quizzes and information on career pathways

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Open Colleges

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)CPC50210

You may wish to discuss the following with Open Colleges:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)

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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)CPC50210

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