RTO51914

Institute of Building Technology Western Australia

Providing specialised training for the building industry

BTWA provide the following

CPC60121 Advanced Diploma Building Surveying

CPC50220 Diploma Building and Construction

Summary Workplace readiness

Graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for paraprofessional/highly skilled work and/or further learning.

Knowledge

Graduates at this level will have broad theoretical and technical knowledge of a specific area  or a broad field base of knowledge.

Skills

Graduates at this level will have a broad range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply methods and technologies to:

  • interpret and transmit solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems

  • analyse information to complete a range of workplace tasks and activities

  • transmit information and skills to others

Application of knowledge and skills

Graduates at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and defined responsibility:

  • in contexts that are subject to change

  • within broad parameters to provide specialist advice and functions

BTWA Training and assessment strategies and practices are the approach of, and method adopted by, an RTO with respect to training and assessment designed to enable learners to meet the requirements of the training package or accredited course.

Mode of delivery means the method adopted to deliver training and assessment, including online, distance, or blended methods.

Assessment Modes (A and B) at BTWA in the assessment tools used by students to determine the acceptable level of knowledge and skill demonstrated, so the assessor may determine competency.

BTWA strategic learning based on our training delivery

BTWA design the delivery program and provide students with a broad theoretical and technical knowledge.

1.     Ensuring we cover the content of the Elements and Performance criteria of the unit of competence.

2.     Direct the student to develop specific knowledge requirements by researching the content.

3.     Apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement

Including the following via our training session and unscheduled tutorial;

·         Mode B (assignment) to provide autonomy (being the capacity to make an informed, uncoerced decision).

·         SWE embedded in the Mode B which has specific learning material based on simulated workplace environment with documentation and processes which highlight a need for a verdict, finding, ruling, opinion, and a decision.

  • analyse information to complete a range of workplace activities

  • interpret and transmit solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex problems

  • transmit information and skills to others

Meeting the training needs of Individuals and Organization

Training, Qualifications and Services

Prescribed training requirements for Builder and Building Surveyor

Category

CPC60121

Qualification: Advanced Diploma Building Surveying

This is a qualification for building surveyors or certifiers who apply knowledge of compliance requirements and construction methods and materials to the implementation of statutory building surveying requirements or to the provision of advisory building surveying services.

The scope of work undertaken by building surveyors applies to all Classes of residential and commercial buildings as defined in the National Construction Code (NCC), up to three storeys and not exceeding 2,000 square metres in floor area.

Building surveyors work in a highly regulated environment and require an understanding of relevant compliance requirements as well as traditional, new and emerging construction methods and materials. They make a significant contribution to the development and construction of the built environment, often working in collaboration with specialist consultants to assess and verify that proposed and actual building works are compliant and to ensure the safety of building occupants.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to building surveying in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

Packaging Rules: To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:22 units of competency:  19 core units and  3 elective units.

BTWA is contracted to provide this qualification to eligible persons for 2024 which may be subject to change at any time under the contract terms and conditions. Proof of your training participation is essential under this contract. BTWA has been listed on the Training provider Subsidies contract panel since 2009.


JOBS & SKILLS WA  

Public funding for specific training qualifications

 PIT public funding contract, subsidises the RTO for participating student subject to availability.

We are a contracted PIT subsidy RTO, approved by the Department of Training and Workforce Development. The Jobs and Skills WA PIT program contract conditions apply to all participants. Jobs and Skills (Training Markets WA (DWTD)) subsidised our training costs under a contract arrangement as PIT funding. BTWA is contracted to provide this qualification to eligible persons for 2024 which may be subject to change at any time under the contract terms and conditions. Proof of your training participation is essential under this contract. BTWA has been listed on the Training provider Subsidies contract panel since 2009.

LFLS capped training may be available to eligible enrolments for the 2024 period which provides a $1200 capped unit cost for each year of the two year period. This qualification has now been listed as a category 5. Resource fees will be charged during this period which is averaged over the 22 units which is approx. $37.

Email accounts@btwa.wa.edu.au for a breakdown of the unit costs CPC60121


Category

CPC50220

Qualification: Diploma Building and Construction

This qualification reflects the role of building professionals who apply knowledge of structural principles, risk and financial management, estimating, preparing and administering building and construction contracts, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality and managing construction work in building projects including residential and commercial with the following limitations:

  • Residential construction limited to National Construction Code Class 1 and 10 buildings to a maximum of 3 storeys.

  • Commercial construction limited to National Construction Code Class 2 to 9 buildings, Type C and B construction.

Occupational titles may include: Building practitioner, Site Manager, Building Inspector and alike.

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. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have access to a live building and construction workplace to meet the requirements detailed in the Assessment Requirements of core unit CPCCBC4008 Supervise communication and administration processes for building and construction projects.

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.

Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and requirements additional to the attainment of this qualification may be required.

Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules: To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in: 27 units of competency: 24 core units and 3 elective units


Category

Other services

Skills recognition / Recognition for prior learning: Applicants need to demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge. You are able to do an upfront test to prove your skills or knowledge, for further information or contact our office for our Skills Recognition Kit. UOC enrolment costs approx. $400 to $450 per unit plus addition minor costs and takes approx. 30 to 40 days to process. Applicants need to demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge, so you must pass a UoC written test to be deemed competent.

So you what to become a builder: We provide assistant and support for persons and companies wanting to be registered as Building Contractors and Building Practitioners.


BTWA

About us

Institute of Building Technology Western Australia RTO 51914

Institute of Building Technology Western Australia is a local tertiary institute specialising in delivering vocational qualifications, specific to the building and construction industry. We provide customised study programs with flexible study options, and respond to industry education needs. We can provide direction and guidance in an education pathway and business development for you and your employees.

 “We are the longest serving private RTO in Perth offering the Diploma of Building and Construction industry since June 2008. Our training focus is on training pathways for Builders, Building Surveyors and Professional Development for employees. BTWA  has helped well over 2205 students with participating in training.

Its been a privilege to assist over 373 ex-students to meet the training requirement needed for registered practitioners and or as low rise builders in Western Australia.

BTWA aim to facilitate an enjoyable journey of academic achievement and self development, encouraging feedback on improving our services and engaging with you as the participant.

If you require the leading edge, then employee training is a business essential. Be mentored by Industry Professionals with fantastic networking opportunities”.

 Wayne Jones

Chief Executive Officer MAIB, Reg. Builder, Building Practitioner (WA) 10528, Assoc. Dip. Appld. Sci. (Construction), Dip Bldg. , Dip Mngment., Dip Builders Reg.(WA), Dip Int. Dsgn., Grad. Dip. Mngment. (Learning) , Dip Project Mngment. , Dip Loss Adjusting

 

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