Qualification details

CPC50308 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 17/Jan/2017
(View details for release 2) Replaced07/Feb/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced19/May/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCUS501 - Manage quality customer serviceManage quality customer service Elective
BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plans Core
BSBHRM402A - Recruit, select and induct staffRecruit, select and induct staff Core
BSBHRM509 - Manage rehabilitation or return to work programsManage rehabilitation or return to work programs Elective
BSBINN502 - Build and sustain an innovative work environmentBuild and sustain an innovative work environment Elective
BSBITA401 - Design databasesDesign databases Elective
BSBITU402 - Develop and use complex spreadsheetsDevelop and use complex spreadsheets Elective
BSBITU404 - Produce complex desktop published documentsProduce complex desktop published documents Elective
BSBLED502 - Manage programs that promote personal effectivenessManage programs that promote personal effectiveness Elective
BSBMGT502 - Manage people performanceManage people performance Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 133112 Project Builder 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 1191-11 Construction Project Manager 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Construction Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Construction Manager,Sales Manager (Building and Construction),Estimating Manager,Project Manager (Building and Construction) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 133112 Project Builder 03/Aug/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 1191-11 Construction Project Manager 03/Aug/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0403 Building 03/Aug/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 19/May/2011 
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Modification History

Version

Comment

1

Revised qualification deemed equivalent to CPC50308

2

Elective units revised resulting in a number of unit identifier changes

3

Update superseded imported units from elective list with equivalent current unit for:

  • BSBCUS501C to BSBCUS501
  • BSBHRM509A to BSBHRM509
  • BSBINN502A to BSBINN502
  • BSBITA401A to BSBITA401
  • BSBITU402A to BSBITU402
  • BSBITU404A to BSBITU404
  • BSBLED502A to BSBLED502
  • BSBMGT502B to BSBMGT502
  • BSBSLS502A to BSBSLS502
  • BSBWOR501B to BSBWOR501

This version released with CPC08 Version 9.3.

Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers within building and construction firms.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Project manager
  • Construction manager
  • Estimating manager
  • Sales manager.

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 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.

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Employability skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication 

  • Analyses, evaluates and interprets a range of complex and technical documents, including relevant regulatory, legislative, licensing requirements, codes and standards, plans, drawings and specifications, contracts, reports, reference materials, building approvals, awards and workplace agreements
  • Maintains and reports records and information
  • Understands relevant definitions, terminology, symbols and language
  • Communicates effectively with a range of relevant parties and provides expert testimony
  • Establishes site communication procedures
  • Prepares complex business documents, including project expenditure schedules, reports including technical and legal reports, drawings and project briefs
  • Advises others regarding their obligations as well as company procedures
  • Negotiates dispute resolution
  • Sketches service layouts
  • Implements feedback systems

Teamwork 

  • Demonstrates leadership within work teams and business units
  • Collaboratively and effectively develops and implements operational plans
  • Supervises work processes and systems, and delegates to others as required
  • Works with others to overcome problems and achieve outcomes
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships
  • Seeks advice from senior management as required
  • Works collaboratively with relevant stakeholders
  • Relates to people from diverse social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and with varying physical and mental abilities

Problem solving 

  • Analyses construction, environmental management, energy conservation problems and applies appropriate and compliant remedial solutions
  • Assesses structural integrity of medium rise buildings
  • Ensures processes that identify faults and the required remedial action
  • Develops strategies to address project delays
  • Performs various complex calculations relating to cost-benefit analysis, rise and fall amounts, pessimistic overdraft requirements, statistical analysis, costs, set out of construction work, structural analysis and service installations
  • Analyses reasons for cost variations and takes remedial action
  • Establishes and implements dispute resolution procedures
  • Maintains site safety and manages risks
  • Provides advice on dispute resolution
  • Uses and analyses data in decision making

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Develops and initiates strategies to use resources effectively
  • Ensures effective systems' development
  • Implements effective project quality management and continuous improvement processes
  • Recommends improvements to environmental management and energy conservation plans
  • Develops strategies that maximise resource effectiveness
  • Develops and reviews workplace sustainability policy

Planning and organising 

  • Supervises planning processes and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects, including instituting procedures and systems
  • Develops sound and safe practices in relation to structural procedures on site
  • Coordinates and manages construction and demolition processes
  • Monitors building or construction costing systems
  • Manages preparation of project expenditure schedules
  • Supervises materials' procurement systems
  • Manages selection, engagement and performance of building and construction contractors
  • Administers legal obligations of building or construction contracts
  • Establishes construction work policies, practices and procedures
  • Prepares and implements environmental management and energy conservation plans, including workplace sustainability policy
  • Advises and coordinates the design process and obtains planning approval

Self management 

  • Manages own performance to ensure required levels of service standards, work quality and professional competence
  • Manages work priorities and professional development
  • Uses feedback to improve own performance
  • Takes responsibility as required by the work role
  • Uses discretion and judgement when required in complex environments
  • Deals with contingencies

Learning 

  • Is open to new ideas and techniques
  • Seeks feedback on personal performance
  • Uses information effectively to improve work performance
  • Learns from colleagues as part of effective teamwork
  • Manages induction and pre-engagement training processes

Technology 

  • Operates office equipment
  • Uses computer equipment and relevant software
  • Understands building construction materials and technologies
  • Understands construction equipment and its use
  • Operates and tests levelling equipment
  • Uses technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness of managing work

Packaging Rules

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

  • 12 units of competency:
  • 5 core units
  • 7 elective units.

The elective units are to be chosen as follows:

  • up to 7 units from general elective units
  • up to 3 units from qualifications in CPC08 or another current Training Package or state accredited course, provided the integrity of the AQF alignment is ensured, they contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, and that no more than:
  • 2 units from a Diploma qualification
  • 1 unit from a Certificate IV
  • 1 unit from an Advanced Diploma qualification.

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 

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

Elective units 

BSBCUS501

Manage quality customer service

BSBHRM509

Manage rehabilitation or return to work programs

BSBINN502

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

BSBITA401

Design databases

BSBITU402

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

BSBITU404

Produce complex desktop published documents

BSBLED502

Manage programs that promote personal effectiveness

BSBMGT502

Manage people performance

BSBPMG504A

Manage project costs

BSBPMG505A

Manage project quality

BSBPMG507A

Manage project communications

BSBPMG508A

Manage project risk

BSBSLS502

Lead and manage a sales team

BSBWOR501

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

CPCCBC5001B

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

CPCCBC5002A

Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

CPCCBC5003A

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

CPCCBC5004A

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

CPCCBC5005A

Select and manage building and construction contractors

CPCCBC5006B

Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building projects

CPCCBC5007B

Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

CPCCBC5009A

Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

CPCCBC5010B

Manage construction work

CPCCBC5011A

Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

CPCCBC5012A

Manage the application and monitoring of energy conservation and management practices and processes

CPCCBC5013A

Develop professional technical and legal reports on building and construction projects

CPCCBC5018A

Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

CPCSUS5001A

Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

CPPDSM5022A

Implement asset management plan

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