CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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VU course code: CPC50220 | CRICOS: 111132J | Level of study: TAFE
2 years full time or longer for part time
Face to Face with eLearning|Online


No tuition fees for eligible students

Online, Sunshine
15 July 2024
01 July 2024


Become a highly-skilled building project manager with a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50220 at Victoria University (VU).

Gain specialist skills and knowledge from experienced industry professionals and equip yourself to run a successful construction business in residential, industrial or commercial.

At VU, everything you learn in your building and construction course has direct links to the real world, from the latest industry-standard knowledge to practical on-site projects.

You’ll learn about all aspects of running a small-to-medium construction business, including:

  • quantity surveying
  • planning and scheduling of labour and materials
  • selecting contractors
  • managing project risk and quality
  • supervising work sites
  • construction technology
  • managing workplace safety
  • applying business codes and standards
  • structural principles for residential and commercial constructions
  • interpretation of plans and specifications
  • small business finance.
NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To be awarded the CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), a total of twenty-seven (27) units must be achieved, comprising of:

  • twenty-four (24) core units, and;
  • three (3) elective units, of which:

  • a maximum of one unit may be from any training package or accredited course as long as it ensures the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.


Fees & Scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.


Eligible students won’t be required to pay tuition fees for this course.

Free TAFE courses align with skills and jobs that are in high demand in from Victorian employers.




With a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) from VU, you’ll be equipped to take on greater responsibility in building and construction.

Take advantage of working within one of Australia’s largest industries. You could take on roles such as:

  • registered builder
  • estimator
  • building supervisor
  • construction manager.

Visit the Jobs and Skills Australia website to see the employment growth and average earnings for construction managers.


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