Construction Management Course in Building Construction

Construction Management Course

Construction Management Course Training Program is a discipline and management system specifically devised to successfully complete & physically deliver building construction developments for project owners and private & public organisations

CAS-BCM Centre for Advanced Studies in Building & Construction Management
Course Program Introduction

Construction management is a discipline and management system specifically devised to successfully complete & physically deliver developments for project owners. A service that applies effective management techniques to a project for the purpose of controlling:
• Time,
• Cost and
• Quality
Areas of Competency
Program Participants are professionally trained to establish systems & processes in Construction Management for Building Construction including:
• Managing Construction Work
• Planning & Supervising Building Site Activities
• Construction Program Scheduling
• Contracts Management & Administration
• Construction Cost Management & Estimation
• Tender Management
• Resource Management
• Selection of Contractors
• Construction Risk Management
• Construction Quality Management
• Occupational Health & Safety (Work Health & Safety)
• Environmental Management 

Course Program Outline

Program Code: CMBC
Program Title: Construction Management in Building Construction


Duration: 13 weeks

39 Sessions Approx.

On-Line eLearning included

3 months min. to 10 months max. approx. for those wishing to undertake training in a workplace 

Times & Days

Mondays Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Option to Choose:

08:30am to 12:30pm

01:00pm to 05:00pm

05:30pm to 09:30pm 

Fee: $8,800.00

Level 1 Suite 9B
80 Keilor Road
Essendon North VIC 3041

Program Commencement Dates

Intakes are in
• Feb. 2, 2021
• May 4, 2021
• Aug. 24, 2021 

Self-Study On-Line eLearning:
Open all year

Open all year

Note: Modes of Study are interchangeable e.g. Learners enrolled as Self-Study or Work-Based can change to Face-to-Face and vice versa if they choose to do so. 

Program Overview

This course program specifies the outcomes required to manage construction for small, medium and major building projects. It covers the facilitation, implementation and management of the building construction system in a building and construction organisation involved in residential and/or commercial projects.

The program is suited to anyone wishing to start a career in construction or those coming from the building construction industry to further develop their expertise & knowledge. 

This Construction Management Course supports the needs of individuals and organisations wishing to develop professional skills and competencies in building construction management and is also suited for building professionals, Registered Building Practitioners, senior managers within building and construction firms and other construction industry personnel responsible for the administration & management of construction activities for residential and commercial projects

This course program specifies the outcomes required to manage construction work and/or projects with projects in the building and construction industries.

The Construction Management Course Program with CAS-BCM is well suited to those in the building construction industry and new to the industry who want to develop knowledge, skills and competencies to enable them to undertake job & project roles in administering & managing the construction responsibilities & obligations for building construction projects.

Industry Sectors:
Building & Construction
Real Estate & Property
Trades & Services

Occupation Roles:
Construction Manager
Construction Operations Manager
Construction Co-ordinator
Building Manager
Site Manager
Site Foreman/Supervisor 

However; Students will be interviewed prior to commencement of course program. This interview will be used to determine suitability for undertaking the course including assessment of the experience which the student has in the Building and Construction Industry.

A Skills assessment for Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)
Students are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to enrolment being accepted by CAS-BCM. Students will be required to achieve a satisfactory result in a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment that will be conducted during the application process.

Entry Requirements
• Be over the age of 18
• Have Intermediate Language Proficiency in English
• Have Intermediate Proficiency in English
• Have Intermediate Numeracy Skills
• Have access to a computer hardware with internet access
• Be able to operate computer programs as email, word processor and spread sheet applications at a basic level 

Licensing, Legislative, Regulatory or Certification Considerations

A “construction induction” CPCCOHS1001 Work safely in the construction industry or equivalent “white card” is a mandatory requirement for construction workers in Australia. This means that if you want to work in the construction industry, you have to have one.

Students are required to obtain this before entering any construction worksite. For more information see: 

Delivery of Program

The program will be delivered as a blended learning program with the option to undertake the program as a Morning, Afternoon or Evening Program.

How it will be delivered (mode; face to face, online, on-the-job) 

Face to Face

Classroom-based learning Theory Session: underpinning knowledge

Independent Study

Self-Paced Learning including e-learning

Online Support

Learner Management System (LMS) including email, resources, research, eLearning, webinars and online consultation

Work Based

Work-Based Project Assignment: Knowledge Areas & Unit Outcomes

Areas of Competency


• Develop and manage a selection and pre-qualifying process for contractors and sub-contractors

• Develop scope-of-work documents for tender packages

• Prepare contractors’ scope of work definitions for contract agreements

• Establish contracting methods and a contract procurement plan

• Prepare a project procedure manual and establish a construction and critical path schedule

• Monitor contractor compliance with contract requirements

• Manage conformance of work to contract documents during the construction phase

• Address safety management issues and establish project emergency plans including coordination of police, fire, rescue and other emergency services

• Establish risks associated with on-site safety, define responsibilities of on-site personal and review contractor safety programs

• Develop requirements for building occupancy or project start-up 

Assessment & Evidence Required for Competency

The assessment is conducted using a combination of realistic workplace tasks, projects, knowledge tests, response to case studies and feedback from supervisors.

The assessment methods used during this course are:

Knowledge Based Test

You are required to respond in writing to a range of questions and case study activities for underpinning knowledge.

Project Assignment

Project Case Study Response: required to provide a written response to a situation presented in a project case study scenario.
Project Research Tasks: required to undertake project research.

Practical Assessment Work Project

Learners are required to participate in a Practical Work Placement Program within an organisation or business within the Building & Construction Sector and are required to undertake project research within the workplace.


Learners wishing to undertake the Assessments will be awarded a
Certificate of Completion

All learner participants who attend the full program will be issued a
Certificate of Attendance’ 

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