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  • CPC50308

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Office Manager (Building and Construction)
  • Sales Manager (Building and Construction)
  • Project Manager (Building and Construction)
  • Estimating Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Site Manager
  • Construction Project Manager
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CPC50308 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

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Course overview

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.

The job outlook remains positive for the building and construction industry. Population growth is supporting an underlying demand for new housing construction. Commercial building is also forecast to grow with solid investments in offices, retail stores, and transport buildings. This in turn is driving demand for qualified project managers to oversee a variety of new construction projects.

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.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBFIM501A
Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM402A
Recruit, select and induct staff
BSBMGT515A
Manage operational plan
BSBOHS504B
Apply principles of OHS risk management
BSBWOR502B
Ensure team effectiveness

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBPMG505A
Manage project quality
CPCCBC5001B
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CPCCBC5004A
Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials
CPCCBC5005A
Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5009A
Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects
CPCCBC5010B
Manage construction work
CPCCBC5018A
Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $10,150 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. 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, 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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland