Are you a tradie working in building and construction? No doubt you’ll have heard your workmates talking about different certifications as they move through their careers, and maybe you’ve wondered if it’s something you should be doing?
While plenty of tradies go through their work life without any formal qualifications, a lack of certification can be very limiting for your career prospects. So, if you’ve been thinking about whether or not to pursue formal qualifications, here are some good reasons you should consider getting your CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction
You’ll be employable right across Australia
Formal qualifications mean you may be able to find a job anywhere in Australia. Each state has different requirements in the building and construction industry, and if you ever want to move interstate it’s essential you can hit the ground running. Getting your CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction – could help you take any opportunities that come your way.
You can progress your career within construction
Wanting to climb the ladder (yes pun intended) in the construction industry? You’ll need to be certified. Most mid-to-large size construction firms will require you to be certified to be onsite as standard policy. It helps to ensure you have the knowledge and experience required to deliver high work standards and comply with regulated safety requirements.
You need formal qualifications to get your builder’s licence
Depending on your state, if going out on your own and starting a business is on your horizon you may need to get your builder’s licence. Each state has its own requirements for licensing And you can explore the licensing requirements for your state here.
You’ll be more competitive as a candidate for jobs
When the job market is hot you want to be competitive to get the jobs you want. In a highly competitive market, most employers will look for qualified employees. By getting your CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction in building and construction you’ll give yourself an edge over your unqualified competitors.
Want to get certified but don’t want to study? You can use your existing skills and experience to get your CPC40120 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction through Recognition of Prior Learning with one of our partner RTO’s.