C4274 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

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Plan: C4274A - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Qualification national code: CPC40110
Nominal hours: 754
Career: TAFE
Duration: 1 year
Location: City campus
Owning school: Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences (174T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/vocational-engineering-health-and-sciences/
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Purpose of the Program

Building and construction is the study of the principles, techniques and regulations involved in the building and construction industry for all types of Residentail and wide-span buildings.

Project-based learning and student activities allows you to experience many aspects of a building project and how they relate to each other.

You’ll also learn about other aspects of the building industry, including project planning and management, project estimating, materials use, structural properties, occupational health and safety requirements, cost control and office management/administration.

 

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Articulation and pathways

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

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Entrance requirements

There are no specific training package requirements for entry, however knowledge of, or background in, the building industry is desirable.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is suppported by the School of Engineering Tafe Industry Advisory Group which is a selection of Quality Residential and Commercial Builders, Engineers and Professional consultants that  advise on the design of the building and construction programs including industry relevence in course delivery.

This Program is the minimum Qualification to meet Registration requirements to be able to apply and be assessed to become a Registered  Building Practioner Unlimited Residential via the Building Practioners Board.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

 

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at: myRMIT www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

 

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at: www.rmit.edu.au/students.

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