Project Description

Get off the tools and prepare yourself for more senior construction management positions

What is this course about?

This Double Diploma course is designed for those in the construction industry wanting to get off the tools and move into more senior construction management positions. This integrated course contains hand-picked units to give you the ultimate combination of both operational and strategic construction management skills while also equipping you with the critical project management skills to execute plans effectively and succeed in your career. Throughout the course, you’ll have the opportunity to acquire skillsets that the construction industry needs, from end-to-end project planning through to budgeting and cost management, WHS and risk management, stakeholder communication and performance management skills.

Who should do it?

This qualification is suitable for anyone currently working in a construction environment that would like to prepare themselves for a management position.

Potential career outcomes could include:

  • Registered Builder* (QLD, VIC, NSW, SA)
  • Construction Company Director (owner)
  • Construction CEO
  • Senior Operations Manager in Construction
  • Construction Consultant
  • Site Supervisor
  • Foreman
  • Leading hand
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Estimating Manager

How will undertaking this course benefit you?

This course will allow you to apply and practice plastering skills to complement your on-the-job training. You will learn to install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to line walls and ceilings. You’ll construct bulkheads and assemble partitions as well as install cornicing. Our trade-qualified teachers will train you to work safely and effectively and will assist you to plan and inspect your work to ensure the highest standards.

Upon completion participants may apply to NSW Fair Trading for a Wall and Ceiling Lining contractor’s licence.

Are there any entry requirements?

Participants should have a minimum of four years’ experience working in a relevant role, and must hold a current Construction Induction (White) Card and/or a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry.

It is a mandatory requirement that participants registering for full training in the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210 must be actively working in the building and construction industry throughout the duration of this program.

All participants must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To obtain yours, go to www.usi.gov.au and follow the prompts to create your USI.

Recognition of prior learning

You might be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for your previous work or study, saving you time and money on your course. Ask our team about eligibility.

How much does it cost?

This course is currently on special for $4000 with $100 deposit.

How is it delivered?

Blended Delivery. A mix of both online and face to face learning.

Self-paced online study. Online learning provides options for participants to learn in a self-paced environment. Perfect for those with busy schedules.

Tailored solutions. Need customised study options? We have tailored options to meet you or your staff needs. Ask our experienced consultants how we can tailor a program to meet your busy schedule, lifestyle, and budget.

Where is it?

Best Option Training purpose-built Education Centre in Villawood.

Best Option Training cannot accept more than $1500 as a deposit.

What do I get from it?

Upon successful completion participants receive a Statement of Attainment for CPC50210 – Diploma of Building and construction and BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management.

To achieve CPC50210 Diploma of Building and construction, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

18 units of competency made up of:

  • 13 core units
  • 5 elective units.

The elective units must be selected as follows:

  • a minimum of 3 elective units must be from Group A units below
  • a maximum of 2 further elective units may be from Group B units below
  • 1 elective unit may be from Diploma level in from CPC08 or another endorsed Training Package, provided that the industry context of the qualification is maintained
  • 2 elective units may be from any Certificate IV in CPC08
  • 1 elective unit may be from any Advanced Diploma in CPC08.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Core units  
BSBOHS504BApply principles of OHS risk management
BSBPMG505AManage project quality
BSBPMG508AManage project risk
CPCCBC4001AApply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC4003ASelect and prepare a construction contract
CPCCBC4004AIdentify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
CPCCBC4010BApply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
CPCCBC4013APrepare and evaluate tender documentation
CPCCBC5001BApply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5002AMonitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CPCCBC5003ASupervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5010BManage construction work
CPCCBC5018AApply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
Elective units
Group A 
CPCCBC5004ASupervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC5005ASelect and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5006BApply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5007BAdminister the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
CPCCBC5009AIdentify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
CPCCBC5011AManage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5012AManage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes
CPCCBC5013ADevelop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCSUS5001ADevelop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
CPCSUS5002ADevelop action plans to retrofit existing buildings for energy efficiency
CPCSUS5003AManage energy efficient building methods and strategies
Group B 
BSBCUS501Manage quality customer service
BSBFIM501Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM509Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs
BSBINN502Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBITA401Design databases
BSBITU402Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBITU404Produce complex desktop published documents
BSBLED502Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness
BSBMGT502Manage people performance
BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
BSBRSK501Manage risk
BSBSLS502Lead and manage a sales team
BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBWOR502Lead team effectiveness
CPCCBC4005AProduce labour and material schedules for ordering
CPCCBC4006BSelect, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects
CPCCBC4009BApply legal requirements to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4011BApply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
CPCCBC4012BRead and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCBC4014APrepare simple building sketches and drawings
CPCCBC4018AApply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
CPCCBC4024AResolve business disputes
CPCCBC5004ASupervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC5005ASelect and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5006BApply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5007BAdminister the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
CPCCBC5009AIdentify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
CPCCBC5011AManage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction
CPCCBC5012AManage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes
CPCCBC5013ADevelop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects
CPCCBC5014AConduct asbestos assessment associated with removal
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPPDSM5022AImplement asset management plan

To achieve BSB51415 – Diploma of Project Management, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

Total number of units = 12

  • 8 core units, plus
  • 4 elective units, of which:
    • 4 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below or any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Diploma level or higher.
      Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. They must not include the choice of the unit BSBPMG522 Undertake project work.
Core units 
BSBPMG511 Manage project scope
BSBPMG512 Manage project time
BSBPMG513Manage project quality
BSBPMG514Manage project cost
BSBPMG515Manage project human resources
BSBPMG516Manage project information and communication
BSBPMG517Manage project risk
BSBPMG521Manage project integration
Elective units
BSBINM501 Manage an information or knowledge management system
BSBINN502 Build and sustain an innovative work environment
BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement
BSBPMG518 Manage project procurement
BSBPMG519 Manage project stakeholder engagement
BSBPMG520 Manage project governance
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBWHS516 Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise
ICTICT515 Verify client business requirements
MSS015002 Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service

There may be some overlap depending on electives. Contact us to plan your units.

What do I need to bring?

  • 100 points of identification
  • A pen
  • Closed footwear
  • High visibility shirt or vest
  • Students are required to have access to the internet and a computer with a webcam.

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