OVERSEE, LIAISE AND MANAGE

Learn how to run a building business effectively and efficiently.

Diploma of building and construction

Course Overview

As you move through the construction ranks, you'll need the ability to oversee work critically and build and maintain positive relationships with clients. In this course, learn about how to manage projects both on site and in the office - key to being an all-round building professional.

Build contractor contacts

A CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction informs students about how to select and manage building and construction contractors. This includes ensuring that contractors are meeting their legal obligations and produces work of a high standard.

Meet building codes

Across medium rise building projects, building codes and standards make sure both workers and the general public who will use the facility are safe. Learning these regulation is part of being a responsible leader.

Manage project risk

There are many risks involved in building and construction, but it is the mark of a capable leader to identify and manage these risks. This can include workplace health and safety, planning and applying structural principles.

Career Outcomes

On completing of the Diploma of Building and Construction (CPC50210), you will gain the diverse range of skills needed to work with contractors, manage risk and supervise work of a high standard. You'll develop your professional knowledge and skills required to apply for a builders licence. This qualification is one important part of what the license regulators look for during the application assessment process. Other factors include financial capability, experience and operating history. The qualification does not guarantee a license outcome, but enhances knowledge already held by way of experience to assist with a future license application. Each State and Territory have differing requirements for an application for licenses. Ultimately it is up to the regulators to determine if the individual is qualified to refer to themselves as a builder and even then there are various levels within the respective jurisdictional State and Territory Acts as to the type and magnitude a licensed builder can build. Work in a diverse range of roles, including: Building Manager, Project Planner and Safety Coordinator.

Career support

Work in a diverse range of roles, including: Building Manager, Project Planner and Safety Coordinator.

Networking Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress to further study at another institution with advanced standing or gain direct university articulation to one of our partner Universities.

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Community

Join the Capital Training Institute Community, a network that spans across Australia. Gain access to employment and business opportunities, career support and events.

Course Info

The Diploma of Building and Construction (CPC50210) is designed to meet the needs of builders who want to make the step up to management during their career. The insight provided includes how to select contractors, oversee and monitor work standards and build client relationships.

Course
Duration

Accelerated Program
  • 27 Weeks; 27 weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required
 
Part-time Accelerated Program
  • 53 Weeks; 27 fortnightly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required
 
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Self paced

 

Course
Duration

Accelerated Program
  • 27 Weeks; 27 weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required
 
Part-time Accelerated Program
  • 53 Weeks; 27 fortnightly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required
 
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Self paced
 

Course
Duration

Accelerated Program
  • 27 Weeks; 27 weekly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required
 
Part-time Accelerated Program
  • 53 Weeks; 27 fortnightly workshops
  • Additional Self Study required
 
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - Self paced
 

 

Award

On successful completion a student will be awarded a CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Terms &
Conditions

Please refer to the CTI Student Manual 

Additional
Information

Students are required to obtain the 'National Construction Code (NCC)' (available free from ABCB

What's Included:

Online Forum
Free Wi-Fi
Learner resources

Units of Competency

CPCCBC4001A Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Low Rise Building Projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and low rise commercial buildings (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).

CPCCBC4003A Select and Prepare a Construction Contract

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and prepare appropriate construction contracts, including the sections, clauses and conditions for low rise construction projects. The ability to interpret complex documents, communicate clearly and succinctly and negotiate is essential skills.

CPCCBC4004A Identify and Produce Estimated Costs for Building and Construction Projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. Knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes is essential.

CPCCBC4010A Apply Structural Principles to Residential Low Rise Constructions

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential structures using conventional methods. The unit addresses those structures classified by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Class 1 and Class 10. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards is essential.

CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor, including obligations as either party to a contract. It is concerned with licensing and/or builders' registration and other legislative matters as appropriate, and administering the systems through which the obligations of complying with legislation are fulfilled.

CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and manage building and construction contractors. It covers the processes and practices involved in supervising the systems through which the selection and management of subcontract resources occurs within the organisation, and through which subcontracting needs are identified and quantified.

CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the building of medium rise buildings. The design and construction of medium rise buildings require the input of a range of skilled professionals, including architects and engineers. The building and construction professional plays a significant role within this project team and requires the ability to communicate effectively with building design professionals, and develop sound and safe practices in relation to structural procedures on site.

CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify drawings, specifications and requirements for services in a range of medium rise and wide span commercial projects. It requires an ability to identify and evaluate differing methods and services in accordance with building regulations and standards.

CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to evaluate contract specifications and information and to prepare tender documents associated with projects in the building and construction industries. Knowledge of tender preparation and interpretation of project demands and requirements and the capability to bring together a body of diverse information are essential. How to find the information and present it in a manner that meets organisational needs in short timeframes is important, as is the ability to manage time effectively.

CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the planning process and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction, Class 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, Class 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). Successful supervision of planning and organisation requires effective interpretation of contractual and planning requirements and development of strategies for using human and physical resources effectively in order to comply with contractual obligations.

CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the systems through which materials are selected, acquired and stored on site for building or construction work up to and including medium rise projects. It ensures the delivery to the site of materials that meet contract specifications and service requirements for commercial projects.

CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

(N/A)This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Classes 1 and 10 construction, Classes 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, and Classes 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction).

BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the systematic management of work health and safety (WHS) risk. It addresses the processes and techniques necessary to contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk. This unit applies to people who work in a range of WHS roles across all industries and who apply a substantial knowledge base and well-developed skills in a wide variety of WHS contexts. NOTE: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

BSBRSK501 Manage risk

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across the organisation or for a specific business unit or area. This unit addresses the management of the risk across the organisation or within a business unit or area. It does not assume any given industry setting. This unit applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

BSBPMG517 Manage project risk

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage risks that may impact on achieving project objectives. It involves identifying, analysing, treating and monitoring project risks, and assessing risk-management outcomes. This unit applies to those responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business or as a consultant. The project manager operates within assigned authority levels, and is responsible for own performance and the performance of others. The project manager may undertake the work in the context of an organisational program and/or portfolio of projects. This unit has generic application for projects in a range of industries, organisations and contexts. In the context of this unit a project is defined as involving: • a comprehensive, detailed and integrated project management plan • a formal communications plan • a dedicated and project-based budget • formal and planned engagement with a wide range of stakeholders • a documented risk, issues and change-management methodology • a quality plan with assurance and control processes • a project team-based environment.

BSBPMG513 Manage project quality

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage quality in projects. It involves determining quality requirements, implementing quality control and assurance processes, and using review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects. This unit applies to those responsible for managing and leading a project in an organisation, business or as a consultant. The project manager operates according to assigned authority levels, and is responsible for own performance and the performance of others. The project manager may undertake the work in the context of an organisation program and/or portfolio of projects. This unit has generic application for projects in a range of industries, organisations and contexts. In the context of this unit a project is defined as involving: • a comprehensive, detailed and integrated project management plan • a formal communications plan • a dedicated and project-based budget • formal and planned engagement with a wide range of stakeholders • a documented risk, issues and change-management methodology • a quality plan with assurance and control processes • a project team-based environment.

CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to manage construction work and/or projects, which may involve fulfilling single or multi-site commercial contractual obligations. To successfully manage construction projects requires knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, methods, procedures and practices as well as the ability to communicate effectively with others.

CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to monitor building or construction costing systems. The processes and practices involved in supervising and monitoring costing systems result in the ongoing maintenance of cost control and the production of expenditure schedules and other arrangements, which ensure contracts or projects remain on budget. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant legislation, codes and standards, industry estimating and costing systems, and financial principles is required.

Assessment Methods

This course will typically be assessed through a range of assessments, including:

  1. Candidate profile (prior to entering the Accelerated programs)
  2. Face-to-face workshops and skills demonstration
  3. Face-to-face tutorials and activities (where applicable)
  4. Self-study and knowledge check questions
  5. Activities and observations in the workplace
  6. Project work and portfolios
  7. 3rd Party reports

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification as per www.training.gov.au. However Capital Training Institute offers this course in a variety of learning options that require a candidate to meet specific criteria. Find out if you are eligible by selecting the learning option below:

  1. Accelerated
  2. Accelerated Part-Time
  3. Recognition of Prior Learning

Dates & Fees

For information on course commencement dates and course fees, contact your relevant state office. For information on VET FEE-HELP qualifications, click here.

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Are workshops, lectures and tutorials compulsory?

For all qualifications attendance is mandatory, which includes workshops, lectures and tutorials. If a student has an unexpected, unplanned or unavoidable absence, they must contact CTI as soon as possible to arrange an alternative to any training that may be missed. For more information please refer to our Student Manual at https://issuu.com/ctiaustralia/docs/student_manual_2015_lq/1?e=10413670/15279501

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