This training is designed to meet your needs as a builder, estimator, contract administrator and manager of small to medium-sized building businesses, including building codes and standards, structural principles, selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.
Each unit can be used to enhance existing qualifications or provide skill to meet the specific requirements of and individual or employer.
If this training is then used towards the completion of a full nationally recognised qualification you may be able to apply for a builder’s license in your state of employment. Specific details should be obtained from the building regulator in your state of employment.
|Qualification:||Statement of Attainment - training in Building and Construction Management Advanced [extract from CPC50308]|
|Duration:||Most but not all units are offered each semester in the evening however a limited number also available during the day.
For further enquiries or to register interest go to Building and Construction Short Courses. If there are insufficient enrolments in a course, delivery may be postponed
|Likely Job Outcome:||Dependant on the competency or competencies achieved and other training and experience, job opportunities may include a builder, estimator, contract administrator and manager of small to medium-sized building businesses.
Students will produce a portfolio throughout the course of their study, which could include; a record of project work undertaken, workplace experience logbook and/or résumé. Along with a statement of attainment and related qualifications achieved by the student, this folio will assist students seeking work in the building and construction industry (or other relevant industries), and in the granting of a building licence should they meet all the competencies required by the building regulator in the state or territory they wish to gain employment.
|Application Type:||Register Your Interest|
Successful completion of units from this program may contribute towards the Diploma of Construction Management (CPC50308)
Entry Requirements / How to Apply
By enrolling, CIT assumes you have checked and met these entry requirements. CIT staff will confirm either before (for all VET FEE-HELP qualifications) or within the first few weeks of classes.
Workplace literacy and numeracy skills, building and construction visual interpretation skills AND ACT Year 12 Certificate (or equivalent) AND access to a building site to enable you to demonstrate competence on the job with a current induction card or equivalent.
Relevant Certificate III Trade qualification (or equivalent) AND access to a building site to enable you to demonstrate competence on the job with a current induction card or equivalent.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (SAC 2006) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement and is available for study as an optional qualification in SA-BE24 training in Construction Induction.
Specific entry requirements may be required to individual units of competency and the relevant area within CIT should be contacted to find out further details.
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.
If you don't have a USI that's ok, you can apply right now. It only takes two minutes, just go to usi.gov.au
Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).
- Login to CIT Self Service
- Click on the link for USI
- Verify your USI
It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).
If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at email@example.com.
Complete at least one subject
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
CIT Code: BLDG125 Cost: $875 Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Classes 1 and 10 construction, Classes 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, and Classes 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). To successfully construct medium rise buildings requires thorough knowledge of the purpose and content of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), coupled with the ability to interpret other codes and standards related to a specific building. Prerequisites: Nil
Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
CIT Code: BLDG142 Cost: $600 Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract. It is concerned with licensing and/or builders' registration and other legislative matters as appropriate, and administering the systems through which the obligations of complying with legislation are fulfilled. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, regulations, licensing, employee awards, agreements, OHS, taxation and insurance is required. Prerequisites: Nil
Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
CIT Code: BLDG129 Cost: $875 Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the building of medium rise buildings. The design and construction of medium rise buildings require the input of a range of skilled professionals, including architects and engineers. The building and construction professional plays a significant role within this project team and requires the ability to communicate effectively with building design professionals, and develop sound and safe practices in relation to structural procedures on site. Prerequisites: BLDG125 CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
CIT Code: BLDG126 Cost: $120.00 Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to monitor building or construction costing systems. The processes and practices involved in supervising and monitoring costing systems result in the ongoing maintenance of cost control and the production of expenditure schedules and other arrangements, which ensure contracts or projects remain on budget. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant legislation, codes and standards, industry estimating and costing systems, and financial principles is required. Prerequisites: Nil
Supervise the planning of on-site medium-rise building or construction work
CIT Code: BLDG127 Cost: $875 Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the planning process and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction, Class 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, Class 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). Successful supervision of planning and organisation requires effective interpretation of contractual and planning requirements and development of strategies for using human and physical resources effectively in order to comply with contractual obligations. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant building and construction planning practices, state or territory building and construction codes, standards and regulations and human resource principles and practices is required. Prerequisites: Nil
Manage construction work
CIT Code: BLDG130 Cost: $800 Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to manage construction work and/or projects, which may involve fulfilling single or multi-site commercial contractual obligations. To successfully manage construction projects requires knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, methods, procedures and practices as well as the ability to communicate effectively with others. Prerequisites: Nil
Select and manage building and construction contractors
CIT Code: BLDG141 Cost: $250 Description:
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and manage building and construction contractors. It covers the processes and practices involved in supervising the systems through which the selection and management of subcontract resources occurs within the organisation, and through which subcontracting needs are identified and through which subcontracting needs are identified and quantified. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant industry legislation, standards and codes, the subcontracting system and industrial relations processes is required.
Apply site surveys and set out procedures to medium-rise building projects
CIT Code: BLDG128 Cost: $220.00 Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply site surveys and set-out procedures to medium rise building and construction projects. It addresses the skills and practices required to measure, record and interpret data using measuring and levelling equipment and to set out building projects. The ability to operate specific surveying equipment and apply calculations and knowledge of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and Australian standards are essential. Prerequisites: Nil
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org