Skills assessment - Six units for the general builder contractor licence   
Use this skills assessment form to give you an idea as to whether you would be successful in an RPL application for a unit/s. Scroll down the form, click on the relevant unit code to open the form up for that unit and select from the drop down list the relevant number of times you have performed that task yourself.   
Once you have provided a response for each unit, and/or previous study option, go to the 'summary' section. This will summarise the likelihood of whether you would be successful in an RPL application.   
The units that you can provide a response to are listed below.   
If we can help with anything at all while you are completing this form, or if you have any questions about anything else, please don't hesitate to contact us on 1300 797 123 or email   
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances    
Have you performed the following:  
Task Response  
Identified financial information requirements
Obtained specialist services to profitably operate a business 
Produced financial budgets and projections
Produced a cashflow forecast and distributed to relevant stakeholders
Negotiated obtaining business capital
Secured business capital
Managed business capital
Developed and maintained strategies to enable provision for taxation
Developed, monitored and maintained client credit policies
Selected key performance indicators to enable ongoing monitoring of financial performance
Recorded and communicated financial procedures to relevant people
Regularly monitored financial performance targets
Regularly reported on financial performance targets
Monitored marketing and operational strategies
Calculated and evaluated financial ratios
Assessed a financial plan to determine whether variations or alternative plans are needed
CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract    
Have you performed the following:  
Task Response  
Identified various types of building and construction contracts
Identified and analysed essential terms and elements of a valid contract
Analysed the importance of identifying an intention to create legal relations
Identified and analysed rights and liabilities under a contract
Identified and applied common building contract terms and procedures
Identified and analysed circumstances that bring about a breach of contract
Identified and applied legislative requirements 
Selected and prepared a contract appropriate for the type of construction
Identified and prepared a range of documents that make up a contract
Confirmed the capacity of all parties to form a binding contract
Identified and applied factors associated with the parties consent to a contract
Defined, analysed and assessed factors leading to the termination of a contract 
Accurately calculated contract rise and fall amounts during the preparation of the contract
Assessed and included a schedule of progress payments in the preparation of the contract
Included processes for applying for extension of time in the preparation of the contract
Sought expert advice in the preparation of a contract
CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects    
Have you performed the following:  
Task Response  
Correctly identified appropriate plans and drawings
Read and understood project plans and specifications
Interpreted levels, heights, gradients and other measurements
Made measurements and quantities identified from plans and specifications
Identified types and numbers of appropriate on-site personnel and time required 
Calculated labour hours for non-contact elements of on-site work
Calculated costs or rates for required on-site work
Identified physical resource requirements
Produced lists of materials and calculated quantities
Established quantities against project or standard construction contracts
Obtained supplier prices for materials and consumables
Identified and costed plant or equipment requirements
Selected and applied appropriate labour rates and materials costs
Determined and applied estimates of unit costs
Applied overheads, workcover, EPA requirements, etc to costs
Calculated completed estimated project costs for inclusion in a tender or bill
CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work    
Have you performed the following:  
Task Response  
Reviewed contract documentation to identify and unusual aspects of construction, penalties, etc
Determined availability of subcontractors and materials to suit the project
Identified site access requirements and limitations and action taken to facilitate entry to site
Prepared documentation for authorities 
Implemented procedures for controlling and recording site deliveries
Identified organisational strategies for implementing construction operations
Implemented procedures for recording the hire of plant and equipment
Implemented OHS policy and procedures
Implemented procedures for removal of existing services and hazardous materials
Followed procedures for controlling multiple sites and sequenced construction operations
Prepared a project schedule including a critical path
Determined and documented temporary services requirements
Determined plant requirements and availability dates
Determined and documented on-site labour requirements 
Completed reports on the condition of existing buildings on adjacent sites
Forwarded copies of condition reports to owners of adjacent buildings prior to starting project
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business    
Have you performed the following:  
Task Response  
Identified and researched options for business structures
Determined legislation and regulatory requirements affecting the business
Developed and implemented procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
Established systems to ensure WHS, registration and environmental requirements are met
Identified taxation principles are requirements relevant to the business
Identified and carefully maintained legal documents
Monitored provision of products and services of the business to protect legal rights
Conducted investigations to identify areas of non-compliance
Sought legal advice on contractual rights and obligations
Investigated and assessed potential products and services to determine procurement rights
Identified options for leasing or ownership of business premises
Identified potential internal risks to the business
Identified potential external risks to the business
Assessed the probability and impact of identified risks
Prioritised risks for treatment
Developed actions to mitigate risks including identifying insurance requirements
CPCCBC4024A Resolve business disputes    
Have you performed the following:  
Task Response  
Reviewed and implemented established business dispute resolution procedures
Developed business dispute resolution procedures where required
Secured agreement to dispute resolution procedures from all parties
Established recording procedures 
Made provision for record keeping
Identified external arbitrators to use for when disputes can't be resolved
Identified external conciliators to use for when disputes can't be resolved
Identifed and documented nature of business disputes
Identifed and documented cause of business disputes
Identified and approached parties to a dispute to clarify issues
Suggested solutions based on an examination of information collected 
Made efforts to bring disputing parties together
Consulted external arbiters where necessary
Consulted external conciliators where necessary
Identified, applied and followed relevant statutory laws
Resolved disputes in accordance with common law
Previous study
Previous study and completed courses  
Have you completed any of the following courses:  
Course Response  
CNJ45 Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Building)
CNBUI012 Certificate IV in Building
BCG40206 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
CPC40208 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Here is a summary of the possibility of RPL based on your responses:  
Unit Likelihood  
No = You will not be able to gain an RPL, you will need to enrol in the unit and complete it normally.  
Unlikely = it is extremely unlikely you would be successful in an RPL application based on your responses. We highly recommend to complete under normal enrolment, however the choice is yours.  
Likely = it is quite possible that you could apply for, and be granted, RPL for the unit. However this is based on you providing suitable and satisfactory evidence in addition to completing a quizz, experience video, work history, etc.  
Possibly = depends on what units you completed for the relevant course/s. We will need to check your academic transcript to confirm you have completed the required unit/s.  
Please complete the details below and click the 'submit' button. If it looks like you can apply for RPL for a unit/s, we will be in touch soon to advise on the next step. If it is unlikely that you would be successful in an RPL, we will contact you to advise how normal enrolment works and if you would like more information, etc.   
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