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QBCC Builder Restricted to Structures (Shade Sails) (DEPOSIT)

QBCC Builder Restricted to Structures (Shade Sails) (DEPOSIT)

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  • Deposit: $1500
  • Total Course Cost: $2400 (Balance to be paid on completion)

Course Units:

  • CPCCBC4009, CPCCBC4004, CPCCBC4003, CPCCBC4002, BSBESB407, CPCCBC4008, CPCCBC4006

Course Description:

  • Specialise in creating 'Shade Structures’ with our QBCC Builder Restricted to Structures (Shade Sails) course. This program is offered online through Staysafe ULearn, tailored for those pursuing a QBCC Building Class licence, focusing on Special Structures like Shade Sails. It covers practical and theoretical aspects of membrane shade structure construction, including metal brackets, cables, and structural members.

QBCC Scope of Work:

  • Building, installation, maintenance or repair of membrane shade structures, essential for modern tradie shade solutions and restricted signage. Includes concreting work for footings and preparation of plans and specifications for shade sails and signage projects.

Restricted Classes:

  • Builder Restricted to Special Structures (Shade Sails): 7 Units, covering aspects of QBCC building classes and specialised structure installations.

Delivery and Duration:

  • Online Course
  • Estimated Duration: 7 Units of Competency over 12 Months

Selection Criteria:

  • Aimed at professionals seeking expertise in QBCC building classes and specialised tradie shade installations.


  • Access to a computer, printer, internet, and a device for taking photographs.
  • Language and literacy skills (Level 3 recommended) for effective learning and application in the field.

Course Program:

  • Progress through the course in structured clusters, each supported by learner resources for comprehensive knowledge development.

Progression Points:

  • Progression Point 1 - Legal and Project Management Skills:

    • CPCCBC4009: Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects.
    • CPCCBC4004: Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects.
    • CPCCBC4003: Select, prepare and administer construction contracts.
    • CPCCBC4002: Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace.
  • Progression Point 2 - Business and Site Management Skills:

    • BSBESB407: Manage finances for new business ventures.
    • CPCCBC4008: Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects.
    • CPCCBC4006: Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects.

*Prerequisites for CPCCBC4010 Apply structural principles to residential & commercial constructions are CPCCBC4053 and CPCCBC4001.

QBCC Technical and Experience Requirements:

  • Four years of experience in the licence class scope of work or two years for those with specific trade qualifications.
  • Suitable for professionals in traditional trades and those aspiring to specialise in tradie shade and restricted signage projects.

    Recognition of Prior Learning:

    • Explore 'Recognition of Prior Learning' for potential course acceleration, especially relevant for those with experience in QBCC building classes, shade sails, or signage construction. Complete the 'Self-Assessment for Eligibility' here.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    • Q: How long does it take to complete the course? A: Duration varies from 8 to 12 months, offering flexibility for professionals in QBCC building classes and specialised construction.
    • Q: Is this the unit required by QBCC for a licence? A: Yes, these units meet the QBCC Builder Restricted licence requirements for Special Structures, including shade sails and signage.
    • Q: Are there any zoom or video calls? A: The course is primarily online with accessible support for queries related to shade sails and restricted signage.
    • Q: Is it all online? A: Yes, the course is 100% online, ideal for professionals seeking to specialise in QBCC building classes.
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