CPC50320 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a CPC50320 Certificate III in Carpentry via our RTO partners.

Qualification Overview

Qualification Name:

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Qualification Code and Units of Competency:



Within four weeks of receiving sufficient and complying evidence of competency in all applied for units of competency. 

This certificate will get you a level 3 formal qualification in carpentry. People who desire to gain new skills, refresh and update their existing abilities, change jobs, and/or fill a gap in the industry can take advantage of this certificate to improve their job prospects.

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) – CPC50320 provides you with essential skills and formal qualifications to be able to work in residential and commercial construction. This certificate teaches you the skills you’ll need to start a career in carpentry or upskill your current career. The units of competency this certificate tests will cover general building skills as well as a specialised field of work. This certificate will ensure that you are competent and know general building skills as well as a specialised field of work.

Training and assessment in the construction industry relies on reliable skill recognition. This recognition takes place in real or very closely mimicked workplace settings. This qualification ensures that you have basic carpentry skills, can successfully and safely operate all tools, and can work in both residential and commercial settings. This certification implies that you have completed all units of competency either through your previous experience or through training with a registered RTO.


CPC50320 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) trade Skills recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment program enables individuals with vast carpentry experience, but without formal qualifications, to attain the required units to receive a nationally recognised qualification and apply for a carpentry contractor’s licence. The program is open to local carpenters with years of experience, or local students who have completed partial qualifications. Migrants can make use of our fast-track programs that convert relevant overseas qualifications and experience into nationally recognised qualifications, provided they are well-versed in Australian requirements and standards.

To qualify for this certificate, you must provide evidence demonstrating that your skills and knowledge align with the courser’s learning outcomes. This evidence can take various forms. Demonstrating your current proficiency at a comparable level can be done through a CV (your student support representative can assist with this), an employment letter, or an employment contract.

Additionally, documents from prior work or educational experiences, such as references from licensed tradespeople you’ve collaborated with, apprenticeship records, academic transcripts, or assessments from relevant past qualifications, all contribute to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. You can also submit proof of overseas qualifications or visual evidence of your work, especially for practical roles.

Required documents
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Photos/videos (for practical roles)
Risk Assessment and Management Documents
Incident Report Forms
Plans and Specifications
Job Cards

After achieving your certification, potential job positions you can consider are

  • Project manager
  • Construction manager
  • Estimating manager
  • Sales manager.

Once you have collected your certificate, you need to go to Fair Trading office or to that of your state regulator to submit a Licence application. We will gladly assist with the forms.

Anywhere in Australia, you can obtain a certification with a nationally acknowledged credential.
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Four Easy Steps To Get Qualified

Free Skills Assessment

Speak to ITEC Australia about your goals, and allow us to guide you towards the qualification that will help you reach them.

Portfolio of Experience

Your dedicated consultant will guide you through the process of putting together a portfolio of evidence. This can contain overseas qualifications, transcripts, certificates, photos and videos, samples or work examples, letters of reference, your current resume, etc.

Evidence Review

Once one of our partner registered training organisations (RTOs) has assessed your portfolio, the assessor assigned to your case may be in touch if any additional evidence is required. If you have any weak areas, the RTO may assign a trainer to upskill you at no cost to you.

You’re Qualified

ITEC Australia is partnered with Registered Training Organisations whose qualifications are nationally recognised in Australia, and are the same as the qualification you would receive from full time study. Qualifications can also be useful for licensing or immigration purposes.

Qualification Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers within building and construction firms.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Project manager
  • Construction manager
  • Estimating manager
  • Sales manager.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder or project manager registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 15 units of competency:
  • 8 core units
  • 7 elective units.

The elective units are to be chosen as follows:

  • up to 7 units from general elective units
  • a maximum of two units may be from any training package or accredited course as long as they ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome


Prerequisite units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

Prerequisite requirements 


Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

CPCCBC5018 Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys

CPCCBC5001 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction

CPCCBC4053 Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C buildings


Core Units 


Manage project risk


Lead WHS risk management


Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings


Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings


Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects


Select and manage building and construction contractors


Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor


Manage building and construction business finances



Elective Units 


Coordinate recruitment and onboarding


Manage business operational plans


Manage organisational customer service


Develop and use emotional intelligence


Manage project quality


Plan to comply with BIM requirements for construction work


Use BIM processes to carry out construction work


Contribute to BIM deliverables for construction work


Select, prepare and administer construction contract


Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects


Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry


Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Type B construction


Supervise the planning of onsite building or construction work


Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials


Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building projects up to 3 storeys


Identify services layout and connection methods for Type B and C construction


Manage construction work


Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction


Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes


Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects


Apply structural principles to the construction of buildings up to 3 storeys


Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability


Produce digital 3-D models of building designs


Develop and implement asset management plans.

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