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CPC50320

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Develop your skills and knowledge of building and construction management with this advanced qualification. This course will pave the way to senior management roles in all sectors of the building and construction industry.

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WAYS TO STUDY Online
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$900
Full Fee
$6,285
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Course overview

Develop your skills and knowledge of building and construction management with this advanced qualification. This course will pave the way to senior management roles in all sectors of the building and construction industry.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working in construction management roles has grown very strongly and is likely to see strong growth in the future. It is anticipated there will be around 54,000 job openings in this area over the next five years, ensuring your skills will be in high demand. 

In this course you will gain the skills and confidence to manage advanced construction planning, operational, evaluation, and problem-solving challenges. Learn how to manage budgets, human resources, OHS, and team effectiveness. Enhance your skills further with elective units where you will learn to apply building codes, structural principles, and quality standards to medium rise construction projects.

Completion of this course will give you the confidence to work in a range of project management positions in the building and construction industry.

What can I do?

  • Office Manager (Building and Construction)
  • Sales Manager (Building and Construction)
  • Project Manager (Building and Construction)
  • Estimating Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Site Manager
  • Construction Project Manager

Course outcome:

CPC50320 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Construction skills Queensland (CSQ) funding

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Higher Qualifications programs - this course is subsidised under this program. It is important to note that only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

Preferred training partner

TAFE Queensland is the training partner of choice for the building and construction industry, providing hands-on, flexible training in state-of-the-art facilities.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBPMG536
    Manage project risk
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBPMG536
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage risks that may impact achievement of project objectives. It involves identifying, analysing, treating and monitoring project risks, and assessing risk management outcomes.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage project risk

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS513
    Lead WHS risk management
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS513
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead the management of work health and safety (WHS) risks in an organisation. The unit includes facilitating the identification of hazards and potential hazards, leading the assessment of associated risks, selecting and implementing suitable risk controls, and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the organisational WHS risk management process. It involves communicating with stakeholders throughout the process.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead WHS risk management

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCBC4001
    Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCBC4001
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the National Construction Code (NCC) Classes 1 and 10 buildings, to a maximum of two storeys.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCBC4053
    Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCBC4053
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to National Construction Code (NCC) Class 2 to 9 Type C building projects.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCBC5002
    Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCBC5002
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to monitor costing systems for building and construction projects.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCBC5005
    Select and manage building and construction contractors
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCBC5005
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to select and manage building and construction contractors.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Select and manage building and construction contractors

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCBC5007
    Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCBC5007
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor, as either party to a contract.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Administer the legal obligations of a building and construction contractor

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCBC5019
    Manage building and construction business finances
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCBC5019
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to manage and administer finances within a building and construction business.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage building and construction business finances

Ways to study
  • Your course is primarily online and you may interact with your teachers and other students using Zoom. You will also need to come in to campus to complete some practical learning and assessment. Learn more

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STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online with on campus practical training (Eagle Farm)
Anytime
1 year
Virtual Classroom (ZOOM) Part time 2 nights per week: Tuesday and Thursday. Units CPCCBC4018 and CPCCBC5006 delivered Saturdays On Campus at Eagle Farm.
  • CSQ funded: $900
  • Full fee: $6,285
demo

Online with on campus practical training (Eagle Farm)

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    80%
  • On Campus Time
    20%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Virtual Classroom (ZOOM) Part time 2 nights per week: Tuesday and Thursday. Units CPCCBC4018 and CPCCBC5006 delivered Saturdays On Campus at Eagle Farm.

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $900
  • Full fee: $6,285
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online with on campus practical training (Eagle Farm)
Anytime
up to 2 years
Online Self-Directed. Units CPCCBC4018 and CPCCBC5006 delivered On Campus, Saturdays at Eagle Farm.
  • CSQ funded: $900
  • Full fee: $6,285
demo

Online with on campus practical training (Eagle Farm)

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    80%
  • On Campus Time
    20%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

up to 2 years

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Online Self-Directed. Units CPCCBC4018 and CPCCBC5006 delivered On Campus, Saturdays at Eagle Farm.

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • CSQ funded: $900
  • Full fee: $6,285
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

COURSE CODE: CPC50320
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $18,097 cap

The VET Student Loans program assists eligible students enrolled in approved courses to pay their tuition fees.  The Australian Government charges full fee-paying (non-subsidised) students a 20 per cent loan fee in addition to their tuition fees.  A VET Student Loan is a debt that must be repaid.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that you have a sound achievement in year 12 English and Maths or equivalent. 

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to a laptop or tablet device and a USB.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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