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Are you looking for a vocational course that’s compatible with your Certificate IV In Building And Construction government funding options? At Everthought, we have a wide range of programmes that are eligible for various funding options and flexible payment methods. 


We’re here to guide you through everything you need to know about Everthought’s commitment to accessibility in building your future. From the funding options available to the different learning pathways you can choose from, the education we offer is designed with every student in mind. 


Certificate IV In Building And Construction government funding


When it comes to the construction trade qualifications to be a builder in Australia, getting your Certificate IV In Building And Construction is a non-negotiable. However, we understand that getting the quality education you need can cost a lot of money. Thankfully, Certificate IV In Building And Construction government funding is available for students to apply for. 


An example is Smart and Skilled, a programme by the New South Wales government. As part of its goal to help people get qualifications for in-demand skills, the programme provides funding for Certificate IV courses and other higher-level courses. 


Other funding sources


Other than Certificate IV In Building And Construction government funding, you can also finance your education with support from independent organisations. 


Construction Skills Queensland, for example, offers funding that helps people obtain their Certificate IV in Building and Construction. They also offer financial support for those who want to get gap training or a skills assessment for their Certificate III in Carpentry and other qualifications. 


Payment options


At Everthought, we’re passionate about kickstarting or enhancing our students’ building and construction careers, regardless of their financial circumstances. So, making our construction industry courses accessible to everyone is important to us.  That’s why we offer various payment options, giving you flexibility in managing your finances while supporting your valuable education. 


Reach out to us now to learn more about our payment methods and your Certificate IV In Building And Construction government funding options. 


Education that fits your needs


We know that one’s financial situation isn’t the only factor that can determine their ability to get an education. At Everthought, we understand that this is also affected by one’s unique learning style, circumstances, and life commitments. That’s why we offer diverse learning pathways to attain your Certificate IV in Building and Construction.


On-campus learning


Open to both domestic and international students, our on-campus courses offer an immersive experience. Here, you’ll gain hands-on experience in purpose-built facilities, learning from industry experts who bring real-world insights into the classroom. There’s also a thriving campus community and culture that creates a wonderful and holistic student experience.


RPL certification


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) acknowledges that learning comes from various sources. If you have existing skills or experience, whether from formal training or informal learning like on-the-job experience, RPL assesses this and can provide a path to a nationally recognised qualification. 


Internet-based education


For students who need or prefer the flexibility of learning from anywhere, our remote learning courses are ideal. This mode allows you to study at your own pace, fitting your education around your current work and personal commitments. With Everthought’s online construction courses, distance is no barrier to top-tier education.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What is Certificate IV in Building and Construction?


The Certificate IV in Building and Construction at Everthought is a gateway to mastering everything you need to thrive in the construction industry. This comprehensive construction training programme is tailored to nurture professional builders and managers, equipping them with the skills needed to run a successful building business. 


Students will delve into the intricacies of planning construction work, applying building codes, and supervising on-site projects. The qualification is broad, covering core competencies common to the construction industry and a specialist field of work.


Are there any prerequisites for enrolling in this programme?


There are specific prerequisites to ensure you are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities this Cert IV building and construction course presents. Here are the prerequisites for the course per learning mode:


On-campus enrollees


Domestic students need to be over 18 years old and have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or its equivalent. Additionally, a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) assessment is mandatory at enrolment to confirm you meet the course requirements in these critical areas.


International students are also required to be at least 18 but only need to have completed an Australian Year 11 qualification or equivalent. They must also have an IELTS score of at least 5.5 with a minimum of 5 in each band. Alternatively, they need a  TOEFL IBT score of at least 46, a PTE score of at least 43, a CAE score of at least 47, or an equivalent score from an approved ELICOS College. 


RPL enrollees


RPL applicants need three to four years of demonstrated experience, supported by at least two work referrals from qualified builders. This pathway assesses and gives credit for your existing skills and knowledge, fast-tracking your journey to certification.


Internet learning enrollees


Online students will take a quiz to help us identify if additional learning support is needed. Other than the pre-assessment test, there are no specific pre-entry academic requirements for this pathway, so even beginners can opt in.


Funding pre-requisites


If you’re financing your education with Certificate IV In Building And Construction government funding or support from other organisations, there may be more prerequisites you need to complete or meet. Each funding body has their own criteria for eligibility, so make sure you properly consult their guidelines and requirements. 


How long does it take to get a Certificate IV in Building and Construction?


For both on-campus and virtual classes, obtaining a Cert IV in Building and Construction spans one full year. This encompasses four terms, where you will be completing 19 units of competency all in all.


The duration for those taking the RPL pathway, however, is more flexible. Since this pathway is an acknowledgement of the value of prior learning, you can get your certificate in just two to eight weeks, depending on your existing skills and experience. 


Helping you build your future


Everthought embodies a legacy of excellence and innovation. With our comprehensive programmes and network of skilled trainers and assessors across Australia, we provide unparalleled education in building and construction courses that give our students the foundation to thrive.


So, do you need a Diploma in Construction Management? Are you looking into taking a waterproofing course? Whatever your construction career goals are, Everthought will guide you on your path to achieving them. 


From questions about available Certificate IV in Building and Construction government funding or enquiries about building and construction apprenticeship options, we’ll help you take your first step towards quality industry training. Reach out to us today!

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