Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Contract Administrator) (CPC40320)

Gain a competitive edge in the construction industry by studying the Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Contract Administrator) (CPC40320), which teaches skills in project management and contract creation for compliance with building regulations and standards.
Course Provider
The College for Adult Learning
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Qualification

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Flexible Online Delivery

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Discounted upfront payment. Plus, flexible payment plans can be tailored to your budget, starting from $75 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Part-Time: Approx. 12 -14 Months. Full-Time: Approx. 10 months.
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Contract Administrator
  • Site Manager
  • Building Scheduler
Course Modules
  1. BSBPMG430 Undertake Project Work
  2. BSBPMG426 Apply Project Risk Management Techniques
  3. BSBPMG422 Apply Project Quality Management Techniques
  4. CPCCBC4001 Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
  5. CPCCBC4053 Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings
  6. CPCCBC4008 Supervise Site Communication and Administration Processes for Building and Construction Projects
  7. CPCCBC4003 Select, Prepare and Administer a Construction Contract
  8. CPCCBC4012 Read and Interpret Plans and Specifications
  9. CPCCBC4014 Prepare Simple Building Sketches and Drawings
  10. CPCCBC4006 Select, Procure and Store Construction Materials for Building and Construction Projects
  11. CPCCBC4026 Arrange Building Applications and Approvals
  12. CPCCBC4031 Process Client Requirements
  13. CPCCBC4009 Apply Legal Requirements to Building and Construction Projects
  14. CPCCBC4007 Plan Building or Construction Work
  15. BSBLDR414 Lead Team Effectiveness
Course Fees Include
Technical Requirements

You will need regular access to a laptop, desktop computer, or another device with the following:

  • An adequate and reliable internet connection
  • At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets (eg: Google Docs, iWork, etc)
  • A PDF Reader installed
Workplace Requirements

As part of your course, it is compulsory to undertake and provide third-party evidence for some assessments in an eligible industry workplace. If you are not currently in or have not previously been in an eligible workplace, you must source your own host workplace and undertake work that meets the requirements for the units of this course.

For more information regarding workplace requirements, please speak to our friendly Learning Consultants.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisite study requirements, however, in order to succeed in your studies all students are required to

  • Be 18 years or older at the time of registration, and demonstrate the required level of competency in English language, literacy, and numeracy skills.
  • As part of your course, it is compulsory to undertake and provide third-party evidence for some assessments in an eligible industry workplace. If you are not currently in or have not previously been in an eligible workplace, you must source your own host workplace and undertake work that meets the requirements for the units of this course.
Kickstart your Contract Administration Career

By completing the Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Contract Administrator), you’ll be ready to begin your career as a contract administrator, site manager, or building scheduler. With this contract admin qualification, you’ll understand how to prepare and negotiate contracts as well as being able to process subcontractor claims and ensure all contractual obligations are met. You’ll also develop a range of strong operational skills, giving you the confidence and know-how to develop project plans, apply building codes and standards to the construction process, manage quality control processes, and conduct site inspections.

This course will teach you the fundamental skills you need to further your career in a contract administration role. It will equip you with an understanding of contract terminology, how to create them, and gain valuable knowledge of legal requirements for contracts, as well as negotiation skills.

Upon completing this well-rounded contract administration course, you will be ready to get off the tools and grow your career in the construction industry, setting yourself up for a successful career as a building contract administrator.

Partnering with our Learning Coaches for one-on-one support, we’ll guide you through the course and provide you with the keys to your success.

Get started today and try this out risk-free for 30 days*.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Get credit for demonstrated skills and knowledge

If you have extensive experience in the industry with a high level of knowledge, competency and ability, you may be eligible for RPL.

This process may enable you to get unit credits for competencies you’ve already demonstrated so you can fast-track your qualification.

Real Outcomes Guarantee

The Real Outcomes Guarantee is CAL's commitment to you and your career goals, ensuring that your studies will give you real-world benefits. When you enrol, tell them about your motivation and goals for your study. To help give you the extra boost to reach your goals, throughout your course, you’ll be able to undertake elective learning to develop your skills, get mentoring and support from industry experts, and get exclusive access to CAL's Careers Hub. CAL's Careers Hub is designed to help you achieve your goals by providing you with complimentary resume and cover letter feedback, complimentary 30-minute career consultations and access to a suite of career management topics, tools and resources. 

Invest in your career with a qualification

This course is designed to give you the skills needed to succeed as a contract administrator. You’ll develop important building project support skills that will lead you in project and contract planning.

By completing this Certificate IV you will be able to:

  • Develop, review and negotiate various contracts, programs, projects and services
  • Manage paperwork associated with contracts and projects in the building and construction industry
  • Identify, procure and supervise the storage of building materials
Nationally Recognised Training

Get a nationally recognised and respected qualification

  • An Accreditation you can trust from an RTO with over 15 years’ experience in adult learning.
  • Flexible unit selection for adult learners – A tailored course that practically ‘fills the gaps’ in your experience, and does not require you to study what you already know.
  • Online 21st century learning – Quality video tutorials with comprehensive voice instructions and hands-on exercises that enable you to learn by doing.
  • Expert and up to date content – programs that are purposefully developed to be globally and future focused, rich in current workplace topics and practically relevant to your career.
  • A 30 day “earn your trust” no-risk Money Back Guarantee.
  • The option of quality 1 on 1 interactive support – Fully trained learning coaches who have been adult students themselves and actually care about your future success.
  • Access to a comprehensive package of bonus elective tutorials, unique to CAL, that will support your Accreditation with a distinct competitive advantage.
  • Specialist industry specific tool kit and resources that you will not find from any other course provider.
*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The College for Adult Learning

The College for Adult Learning formed as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in 2009, and through their dedication to outcomes-focused, practical training solutions with unparalleled support and flexibility, they’ve been making a real difference in thousands of lives over the last 10 years. This institution was founded by a team of dedicated senior executives from the TAFE/University sector inspired by adult learners across Australia desperate for relevant courses, tailored learning, practical study options, comprehensive support, work-ready skills, and real outcomes. The College for Adult Learning specializes in online courses, offering advanced diplomas and certificates in fields such as Business, Human Resource Management, Leadership, and more since 2009. Designed for professional growth and flexibility, these online courses cater to a variety of career aspirations, allowing learners to enhance their skills conveniently from home.
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