CPC50220 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Cricos Course Code: 103774H

CPC50220 Building and construction diplomas (Building) demonstrate the skills of building professionals in estimating, preparing and administering construction contracts, selecting contractors, monitoring quality of work, and managing construction work within buildings. These skills include applying structural principles, risk management, and financial management to construction.

Students will also be able to become familiar with the construction process through the CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction, including the planning, designing, and construction processes. Building and construction course also provides students with opportunities to improve their skills in project management, budgeting, and financial management.

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction

Career Outcomes

Occupational titles may include:

  • Builder
  • General Foreperson
  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Manager

Qualification Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Macallan Entry Requirements

  • Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age, or turn-ing 18 years of age prior to commencement of their study.
  • Students require a completed Year 10 or equivalent; or Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study, LLN level and personal competencies .
  • Student’s must have English proficiency as guided by Macallan College’s English Proficiency Policy and Procedures.
  • IELTS Test – overall score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no individual section score less than 5.5. 

NOTE: All applicants from AL3 countries must sit an IELTS test.

  • Pre-entry Oxford English online test result of no less than B2.2 with a minimum score of 71. 

Course Duration

Course Duration:

78 Weeks

Teaching Weeks:

66 Weeks


12 Weeks

Mode of Study:

Face to Face

Delivery And Assessment

  • Classroom / face to face
  • Self-directed study
  • Practical
  • Simulated learning activities

Training and Assessment will be conducted through a combination of blended learning environments. Both knowledge and skill assessments are required to be completed with a competent outcome for each unit to achieve your certificate.


After completing this course, you could enrol into:

  • Bachelor of Construction Management

Certificate Issuance

A Certificate is issued where all 27 units have been deemed competent. A Statement of Attainment is issued when only some units are deemed competent and the course is not completed in full.

Issuing of your Certificate and or Statement of Attainment occurs within 30 days of your last unit being deemed competent, however, this may be delayed in the event that you have not provided your Unique Student Identifier (USI) or you have any outstanding fees.

Qualification Rules & Units of Competency

34 Units in Total

27 core units + 7 elective units
The following list of units of competency have been selected as being an appropriate combination and suitable for industry required outcomes.

Units Code Units
BSBOPS504 Manage risk
BSBWHS513 Lead WHS risk management
CPCCBC4001  Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
CPCCBC4003  Select, prepare, and administer a construction contract
CPCCBC4004  Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4005  Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4008  Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4009 Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4013 Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC4014 Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018 Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C
CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction
CPCCBC5002 Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003 Supervise the planning of onsite building and construction work
CPCCBC5005 Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5007 Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work
CPCCBC5011 Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5013 Manage professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys
CPCCBC5019 Manage building and construction business finances
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
BSBPMG538 Manage project stakeholder engagement
CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

Fees & Charges

Contact the relevant campus for further information.


  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Sydney