Project Description

Become a qualified and recognised construction manager.

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Qualification Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders or senior managers within the building and construction industry who apply knowledge of building, construction and sustainability systems and processes, structural principles, codes, standards and legal obligations to construction projects including high rise.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Construction manager.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all included units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and requirements additional to the attainment of this qualification may be required. Additional or prescribed units of competency may also be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

What is this course about?

Join a growing sector in commercial open class works covering a wide range of commercial projects, run your own business or work as a leader for a large construction company with the Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) CPC60220.

This senior-level qualification is designed for commercial construction workers and business owners looking to work on high-rise commercial projects. It covers topics such as risk analysis, contract administration, legal obligations, implement construction planning processes and manage construction costs to name a few. Completion of this qualification will provide you with the eligibility to apply for the Open Class Licence in Queensland, Builder (General Construction) licence in Tasmania and your Commercial Builder registration in Victoria.

More importantly, this qualification is relevant to today’s current industry standards and reflects the skills and competencies needed to grow a successful career or business.

In this course you will gain advanced knowledge of building projects to allow you to provide advisory, administrative and management services for the construction of large, high-rise and complex buildings. You will learn to apply structural principles, assess faults, apply building codes and standards, and manage compliance with legal obligations. You may also gain the skills required to administer project contracts and certify timing, quality and cost matters.

Successful completion of this course will open up opportunities as a building project manager. You will be able to apply for your Builder Project Management Services licence and provide services for high-rise and complex building projects.

The Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Please refer to your state building authority for further details regarding the licence application.

The qualification also meets the needs of senior managers within building, construction and services firms typically working in larger organisations and managing more complex projects and processes.

Who should do it?

This qualification is suitable for anyone currently working in a management capacity in a construction environment.

How will undertaking this course benefit you?

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all included units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Participants resources that are required 

All participants of Best Option Training are required to complete and Language, Literacy and Numeracy test to the level of the qualification.

All participants will need basic computer skills and access to wifi and a laptop or computer with a web camera, as all assessments are completed online.

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.
  • 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. Enter your Unique Student Identifier (USI) (if you already have one) You may already have a USI if you have done any nationally recognised training, which could include training at work, completing a first aid course or RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) course, getting a white card, or studying at a TAFE or training organisation. It is important that you try to find out whether you already have a USI before attempting to create a new one. You should not have more than one USI. To check if you already have a USI, use the ‘Forgotten USI’ link on the USI website at https://www.usi.gov.au/faqs/i-have-forgotten-my-usi/.
  • You must be 15 years or older
  • You are currently working on active construction projects
  • You have more than three (3) years’ experience in the building and construction industry (experience must be within the last ten (10) years)
  • This program is not offered via full training, classroom or online. This program is delivered via RPL (recognition of prior learning) only
  • Participants must have a minimum of 3 years of current industry experience relating to the units and subject matter

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 this course cost?

The course fees are $4500.

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

How long will it take to complete this course?

This course takes 12 months to complete.

How is it delivered?

This training provider offers courses in the following delivery modes:

Face to face training

In-person training delivered at the Villawood Education and Skills development centre or another venue chosen by Best Option Training.. Also known as ‘on-campus’, ‘in-class’, ‘traditional face-to-face’, ‘on-RTO-site’ delivery. All assessments are delivered online.

Offsite training

Best Option Training can deliver in-person training using facilities at-or-near a client’s workplace, or else in a mobile manner (eg. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course). Also known as ‘workplace’, ‘mobile’, ‘on-client-site’ delivery. All assessments are delivered online.

Flexible learning

Flexible delivery for Best Option Training works because there are no terms, no intakes, when you want to start your course you enrol, pay a deposit and start. We are truly flexible. Our students can go as quickly or as slowly as they want. If you have the time start today. All our courses are online and self-paced

Online (training available online or via email submission)
Self-paced (training has no set class times of set submission dates)

As Best Option Training uses an online Leaning Management System, courses can be offered Face to Face, blended, or online.

Mixed mode training

A combination of various delivery modes. If you attend classes, all assessments are still online

Where is it?

Villawood Education and Skills development centre or another venue chosen by Best Option Training.

What do I get from it?

Upon successful completion participants receive an Advanced Diploma  for CPC60220- Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management).

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

10 units of competency:

  • 4 core units
  • 6 elective units.

The elective units are to be chosen as follows:

  • up to 6 units from general elective units
  • a maximum of two units may be from any training package or accredited course as long as they ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry supported vocational outcome.
Core Units 
BSBWHS516Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
CPCCBC6001Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for large building projects
CPCCBC6003Establish, maintain and review contract administration procedures and frameworks
CPCCBC6018Manage processes for complying with legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
Elective Units 
BSBMKG623Develop a marketing plan
BSBOPS504Manage risk
BSBOPS601Develop and implement a business plan
CPCCBC6002Generate and direct the development of new projects
CPCCBC6005Manage tender developments for major projects
CPCCBC6006Manage the procurement and acquisition of resources for building and construction projects
CPCCBC6007Develop, plan and implement building and construction environmental management processes
CPCCBC6008Develop and implement an estimating and tendering system
CPCCBC6009Develop, plan and implement a building and construction planning process
CPCCBC6010Plan, develop and implement building and construction energy conservation and management processes
CPCCBC6011Establish systems to develop and monitor building and construction costs
CPCCBC6012Manage and administer development of documentation for building and construction projects
CPCCBC6013Evaluate concrete performance for multi-storey buildings
CPCCBC6014Apply structural principles to the construction of large, high-rise and complex buildings
CPCCBC6015Apply building surveying procedures
CPCCBC6016Assess construction faults in large building projects
CPCCBC6017Evaluate services layout and connection methods for the planning of large building projects
CPCSUS5001Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
CPPDSM6002AConduct a property investment feasibility study
CPPDSM6008ADevelop strategic facilities management plan

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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