Course Title: Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4204 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Contact: Anna Galluzzo

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and lowrise commercial buildings (’low-rise’ licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 metres square, not including Type A or Type B construction). Application of legal requirements includes the capacity to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements. A thorough knowledge of the application of current legal and regulatory requirements is essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BCGBC4009A Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects


1. Apply the laws relating to builder licensing or registration.

2. Apply OHS legislation and provisions on site.

3. Apply the codes, Acts and regulations, and standards relevant to construction.

4. Comply with insurance or regulatory requirements for housing construction.

5. Apply legislation to financial transactions.

6. Meet building contract obligations.

7. Apply industrial relations policies and obligations relevant to housing construction.

8. Apply dispute resolution processes.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.