Certificate IV in Building and Construction

Pathway to become a Registered Domestic Builder, Estimator, Contract Administrator, Site Supervisor, Site Manager and Project Manager.

Government Funding Available*

(Conditions Apply)

Why Study with Parker Brent?

Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised Qualification

Job Application Assistance

Registered Building Practitioner Application Assistance

Skill Development 

to excel  in 

Building & Construction


Certificate IV in Building and Construction 

The CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction is designed for tradespeople, owner builder / renovators and those seeking a career change to develop their knowledge and skills in residential building and construction.

By undertaking the CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction you will learn how to plan building and construction work, apply building codes and standards to the construction process, prepare building contracts and apply for permits, and how to manage on-site work and a small business effectively.

The qualification is a Nationally Recognised Qualification and can assist you in preparing to become a Registered Building Practitioner.

Classes are held in the evenings, two nights a week over 42 weeks (excluding public holidays).


  • Reading Plans and Specifications
  • Building Codes and Standards for Low Rise Construction
  • Building and Construction Contracts
  • Estimating
  • Building Permit Applications
  • Planning Building Work
  • Site Management
  • Small Business Management

Government Funding Available*

(Conditions Apply)


We run virtual live classes with two-way communication between trainers and students.


12 JUNE 2024

Monday & Wednesday

5:30pm to 9:30pm


6 JULY 2024


9:00am to 3:30pm

Government Funding Available*

(Conditions Apply)

Class numbers are limited. Reserve your place today to ensure you don't miss out!

Please note, the enrolment process must be completed at least two weeks before the class is due to commence. 

Many of our past students have accomplished great things in their careers!

What Our Students Say

“I have just completed my Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). Everyone at Parker Brent was very helpful and knowledgeable – both trainers and staff. Any questions I had regarding the building trade whether it was on an assessment or not was answered promptly and confidently. Would highly recommend!”

Alex - CPC40110 Graduate

“I learnt a lot about the process of how to plan a construction project and how to carry it out efficiently. The Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) course also gave me a greater understanding of finances which I am now applying in my building business.”

Jason - CPC40110 Graduate

"The course taught me that there’s more to operating a construction business than just the construction process. By undertaking the course I gained a greater understanding of how to manage finances and knowing all the legal requirements as a builder.”

Mark - CPC40110 Graduate

"Many people aspire to get a Builder's Licence. But it takes a lot of preparation, experience on the job, and hard work.

The successful ones took the first step to get there. You too can take that step! The Certificate IV in Building and Construction is a great start."

The qualification that prepares you for a Builder's Licence.

– Shaun Warhurst, Trainer at Parker Brent

The Building and Construction Industry,the engine of Australia's economy continues to grow

34,500 moreworkers

More employment by47% of employers

4.6 Billionbuilding approvals

Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the total value of Victorian building approvals increased by 28.5% to $4.6 billion in November 2017, and is up 67.2 per cent over the year.

In Victoria, 34,500 people were added to the headcount of construction workers. That’s an increase of 13.5% which is the second highest across the nation. 

Over the 2018-19 year, 47% of employers expect permanent staff levels to increase while 22% expect to increase their use of temporary and contract staff.

Are you ready to develop and grow in this vibrant sector?

Take The Next Step - Enquire Now

This program is open only for Victorian residents, who are also PR holders or citizens of Australia.



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