Construction Law & Legislation

Both Building Professionals and Registered Building Practitioners are expected to be aware of and comply with relevant Australian & State laws & legislation governing the building industry

About The Program

Individuals and organisations operating within the building construction industry should be aware of their rights and obligations.

This module of study provides knowledge and application of the laws, regulations and key legislations that specifically apply to the construction industry in Australia.

This module of study contains legal, operational and business issues relevant to the building and construction industry, which includes businesses in residential and commercial construction. You will determine:

  • Business Establishment
  • Builder Registration & Licensing
  • Legal Matters & Personnel
  • OH&S
  • Taxation & Insurance
  • Fair Trading Practices
  • Environmental Legislation

Course Program Outline

Program Code
CCL

Program Title
Construction Law & Legislation

Duration
Learner Participants can opt to undertake the program as a Day or Evening Program

Face-to-Face: 16hrs (3 Sessions Approx.)
Total Hours:
60hrs
for those wishing to qualify for a Statement of Attainment

Further information of Course Fees can found at

Fees

Mode Of Study

Course programs are offered as:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Self-Study (On-Line Learning – e-learning)
  • Work-Based

Times & Days

Days
Monday Tuesday & Wednesday

Day Times
9:30am to 3:30pm

Evening Times
5:30pm to 9:30pm

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

Fees

$780.00

Further information of Course Fees can found at link to Fees page or Fees Button

Please be advised that course fees are Fee-for-Service and is not Government Subsidised

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Program Dates

Intakes are in:

  • Mon. 4 Feb. 2019
  • Mon. 13 May 2019
  • Mon. 9 Sep. 2019

Program Summary

This module and unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor, including obligations as either party to a contract.

Program Aims

This unit of competency supports the needs of building professionals, registered building practitioners, senior managers within building and construction firms and other construction industry personnel responsible for administering the legal obligations of a building or construction contract for low-rise, medium rise and high-rise projects.

Outcomes

The Construction Law & Legislation 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 the legal responsibilities & obligations for building construction projects.

Prerequisites/Entry Requirements

NIL

It is recommended that Potential Learners:

  • Have Basic Language Proficiency in English
  • Have Basic Literally Proficiency in English
  • Have Basic 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

Element & Performance Criteria

The following unit of competencies are covered as part of the CAS-BCM’s Construction Law & Legislation Program:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)
CPCCBC6018A Manage Processes for Complying with Legal Obligations of a Building or Construction Contractor

CPC50210 – Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)
CPCCBC5007B Administer the Legal Obligations of a Building or Construction Contractor

Coverage

CAS-BCM’s Construction Law & Legislation Program helps develop and establish competencies in:

  • Business Establishment
  • Builder Registration & Licensing
  • Legal Matters
  • Engagement of Personnel & Staff
  • Regulations Relating to Occupational Health & Safety
  • Rehabilitation Arrangements
  • Taxation, Insurance & Superannuation
  • Fair Trading Practices
  • Environmental Legislation

Delivery of Program

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

A. Face to face, classroom based learning Theory Session: underpinning knowledge

B. Independent Study: Self-Paced Learning including e-learning

C. Online Support: Student Portal through CAS-BCM’s Learner Management System (LMS) including email, resources, research

D. Work-Based Project Assignment: Knowledge Areas & Unit Outcomes

Assessment & Evidence Required for Competency

Assessment Process
All assessments will be conducted through the on-line learner portal through CAS-BCM’s Learner Management System.

Assessment is provided on-line through learner portal (LMS)

How and when assessments will be conducted

  • Individual Unit Element Activities will form part of the Face-to-Face Sessions and collected electronically on-line through learner porta
  • Project Assignment will be collected after every Independent Study periods; collected electronically on-line through learner portal
  • Work-Based Project Assignments will be due on after the completion of Unit of Competency
  • Skills Session outcomes will be due on after the completion of Unit of Study

Assessment processes and techniques are, as far as is practical, take into account the language, literacy and numeracy capacity of the learner in relation to the competency being assessed.

Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

Participants can opt to undertake the program through an RPL Program (Recognition of Prior Learning), it is a form of assessment that recognises skills and knowledge gained through formal training conducted by industry or education, work experience or life experience.  

Award Outcome

Learners wishing to undertake the Assessments or RPL will awarded a

‘Statement of Attainment’ for units of study in:

CPCCBC6018A Manage Processes for Complying with Legal Obligations of a Building or Construction Contractor

forming part of:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)

and

CPCCBC5007B Administer the Legal Obligations of a Building or Construction Contractor

forming part of:

CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

All learner participants who attend the full program will be issued a

‘Certificate of Attendance’

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