CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) – Virtual Classroom Delivery

(Builder, Construction Manager)

Everything you need to know about this nationally recognised qualification, delivered by City-Wide building & Training Services (RTO 91138).

This qualification will cover the major aspects of building and construction. You will learn to run a small to medium construction business and take overall responsibility for completing the construction of a building. You will also learn the skills required to understand the processes involved in selecting, overseeing and managing contractors, as well as how to successfully liaise with clients.

Tackle bigger and more rewarding challenges with our CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). If you feel you’re ready to tackle bigger and more rewarding challenges and start your own building business, then our Diploma building courses will help get you there.

Throughout the course you will learn the professional skills and knowledge required for the management, supervision and administration of residential, industrial and commercial building projects up to three stories.

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Career Pathways

With this nationally-recognised diploma course, you will potentially be able to pursue roles such as project supervisor, building manager, site supervisor, estimator, project manager and foreperson.

Entry Requirements

  • You will have access to a computer and the internet for the duration of the course
  • The practical demonstrations of skills on a building and construction site will be required for some units of competency, near the completion of the course.
  • Students will need to have access to a building and construction site (where required)
  • You have access to certain tools that include a Theodolite and an Optical or Laser level


62-78 weeks part-time


Study online as part of our interactive virtual classroom


This training is subsidised by the NSW government. Contact us to find out if you qualify. If not, you can still enrol as a full fee student.

CWBTS offers a range of payment options. Please contact us to speak to a member of our team. Please view our fees here.

Assessment Methods

The Diploma of Building and Construction is delivered with both theory and practical elements, with a mixture of classroom, group discussions, and individual research (including online study).

Assessment combines classroom participation, observation, practical and written presentation and self-paced exercises online in the students’ own time. They will also be assessed on the development of a portfolio of evidence throughout the duration of the course.

Near the completion of the diploma, site surveys will be conducted for practical demonstrations of skills on a building and construction site, as a requirement for some units of competency.

CWBTS will reasonably assist those students without access to building and construction projects (where required).


Tool List

Students will need to have access to the following:

  • Theodolite
  • Optical or Laser Level

We supply most materials and will contact you once you’re registered to confirm final unit selection, materials and fees.

Minimum Technology Requirements

CWBTS uses a learning management system (LMS) for online course delivery and assessment submission.
The following are the minimum information technology requirements to enable optimal access to the LMS:

PC – Windows Operating System

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (Exclude S Mode)
  • Single-core 1Ghz or higher
  • 2GB of free disk space
  • 8GB RAM


  • Mac OS X 10.11 or later
  • 2GB of free disk space
  • 8GB RAM

Supported Browsers:

  • Chrome 119 or later (preferred)
  • Microsoft Edge 118 or later
  • Firefox 120 or later
  • Safari 16 or later (Mac only)

The minimum screen resolution: 1200×800. Ensure you have the largest possible screen for the best experience. (Minimum 13-inch Display for PC/Laptop and MAC)

Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) (preferred)
  • LibreOffice (Microsoft Office Suite alternative)
  • Zoom
  • Acrobat Reader

Mobile Apps (Optional)

  • Zoom
    • iOS 11 or later
    • iPadOS 13 or later
    • Android 6.0 or later
  • Canvas
    • iOS 15 or later
    • Android 8.0 or later

VR Centre (Only for Cert IV and Diploma B&C – Module C)
Recommended specifications

  • Processor: 4-core processor
  • 3GB of free disk space
  • 2GB RAM

These are Recommended Specifications. The VR Centre app can run on much lower specs


Our Diploma courses cover tender documentation, structural principles, construction costing systems, hiring of building and construction contractors and much more for both commercial buildings and medium-rise building projects. Our Diploma of Building and Construction can be completed online from the comfort of your own home via our unique Virtual Classroom learning.

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