For Domestic & International Students

Tradecraft Academy (RTO#46039, CRICOS #04157B) offers the nationally recognised CPC50320 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) with high quality course materials and premier student support. We deliver training that is customised to meet the needs of our students and employers.

CPC50320 is offered as an additional course to take after course CPC50220.
Students must have the pre-requisite certification of CPC50220 to apply,

Upcoming Programs

There are currently no openings available for this course.

The CPC50320 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) is the latest nationally accredited qualification for individuals who want to gain the skills and knowledge required to meet the needs of senior managers within building and construction firms.

This course is perfect for learners who are or wants to become a:

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

Training is delivered via Blended Learning (Face-to-Face + Online Distance).

Course Duration: This course is designed to be completed in up to 6 days.

Expected Study Hours: Typical learners are expected to spend 54 hours depending on existing knowledge, skills, and experience.

Note: Please read the Tradecraft Academy Student Handbook and other policies and procedures including Refund Policy, Complaints and Appeals Policy, RPL Procedure prior to enrolling.


This course is designed to develop your expertise in building and construction management. Many topics will be covered including how to:

  • Manage project risk
  • Select and manage building and construction contractors
  • Manage building and construction business finances
  • Apply project time management techniques
  • Manage construction work

All learners will be assessed through the following assessment methods:

  • Observation during role play/simulation
  • Questioning may include self-assessment, verbal answers, written questionnaires, activity modules or interview
  • Structured Activities may include Projects, Case studies, presentations, role play, demonstration, progressive tasks
  • Credit Transfer

Students must:

  • Have finished CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) from Tradecraft Academy
  • Be physically fit to conduct site monitoring and supervision
  • Have finished CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry* or its successor and possess a valid White Card

Overseas students must also hold a current Student Visa.

*This unit of competency may have additional entry requirements.

Students must have obtained CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry or its successor prior to enrolling to this course.  This course is offered at Tradecraft Academy here.

The following units have 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

This course has been designed to meet these prerequisite requirements in the way subjects/units are ordered.

To support you in your new course with Tradecraft Academy, we will provide the following:

  • learner guide
  • assessment workbooks
  • a safe and suitable site for training and assessment activities
  • workplace documentation and resources
  • feedback from project stakeholders about how risks were managed
  • planning tools
  • opportunities to work as part of a team under direct supervision and observation

To complete your course, you will need ongoing access to the following:

  • A computer or laptop with Internet access
  • Word and PowerPoint or equivalent applications
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent application

This course covers a total of 15 units of competency (8 core units and 7 electives).

CPC50320 is offered as additional study to go along with CPC50220 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

The course is available for $2,500.00 for International students and $2,500 for Domestic students.

International and Domestic Students
$2,500 all inclusive fee consisting of an initial deposit of $1,500 including a non-refundable $250 enrolment fee + remaining balance of $1,000 to be paid prior to course completion.

Please see Fees and Refunds Policy for more information.


Learners may also consider additional training to complement their skills in building and construction, with courses such as:

  • CPC60220 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)*
    • Possible Occupational Outcome: Builder, Construction Manager
  • Bachelor of Construction Management*
    • Possible Occupational Outcome: Builder, Construction Manager, Quantity Surveyor
  • Bachelor of Building Surveying*
    • Possible Occupational Outcome: Building Surveyor, Building Inspector

Learners who would like to conduct training in Building and Construction should complete the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment*.

*These qualifications are not being offered by Tradecraft Academy and may have additional entry requirements.

Tradecraft Academy has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy, to ensure that an individual’s prior learning, achieved through formal and informal training, work experience or other life experiences, is appropriately recognised. This recognition may assist Learners to progress faster through a unit of competency or allow the student full credit.

Prospective learners are informed of the RPL Policy and procedures prior to enrolment in the course and through a variety of means, including the Student Handbook and Tradecraft Academy’s website.