Contract Management & Administration

Learn to Successfully Deliver Building Developments using Contract Management Strategies

Understand the Dynamics of Construction Contracts

About The Program

Construction Contract Management and Contract Administration roles include the selection, preparation and supervision of construction contracts & agreements.

CAS-BCM course program in Construction Contract Management & Administration helps participants to develop construction contract law & legislation skill sets to prepare and administer building contracts for both residential and commercial projects.

Building Construction Contracts are vital to the construction delivery process.

Contracts and the management of contracts is an important part of any building project. The impacts of contracts on the success or otherwise can be significant and affect many different areas from quality of workmanship, outcomes, relationship quality, risk management and project finances.

Course Program Outline

Program Code
CMA

Program Title
Contract Management & Administration

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

Face-to-Face
16hrs (3 Sessions Approximately)

Self-Study
16hrs (On-Line Learning included)

Work-Based
28hrs

Total Hours
60hrs for those wishing to qualify
for a Statement of Attainment

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. 18 Mar. 2019
  • Mon. 24 Jun. 2019
  • Mon. 21 Oct. 2019

Program Summary

Program Participants will be able to develop a dynamic understanding of how to successfully administer building construction contracts by:

  • Selection of Construction Contracts
  • Contract Preparation
  • Legal Responsibilities of all Parties to a Contract
  • Housing Contracts
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Fixed Price, Cost Plus and Design & Construct Contracts including both Project & Construction Management agreements
  • Project Delivery Systems
  • Role of Superintendents
  • Progress Claims and Delay Costs
  • Variations and Extension of Time Claims
  • Practical Completion and Liquidated Damages
  • Administration of the Contract including:
  • Contract Progress Monitoring
  • Quality Control Assurance
  • Cost Control
  • Change Control (Variations)
  • Contract Finalisation
  • Quality Assurance Programs & Defects
  • Contract Termination
  • Dispute Resolution

Program Aims

CAS-BCM course program in Contract Management & Administration helps participants to develop professional skills to manage the establishment, maintenance and review of contract administration procedures and frameworks of a building or civil work contract in an organisation involved in either residential or commercial projects.

Outcomes

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required for the establishment of a soundly based contract management system necessary to produce accurate and successful project outcomes in accordance with organisational guidelines & system in a building and construction organisation involved in either residential or commercial building 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 Contract Management & Administration Program:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)

CPCCBC6003A

Establish, Maintain and Review Contract Administration Procedures and Frameworks

CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

CPCCBC4003A

Select and Prepare a Construction Contract

Coverage

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

  • Element Sections & Clauses of a Building Contract
  • Contract Selection
  • Contract Preparation
  • Implementing Contract Administration Processes
  • Maintaining Contract Administration Procedures
  • Reviewing Contract Administration Processes

Delivery of Program

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

  • Face to face, classroom based learning Theory Session: underpinning knowledge
  • Online Support: Student Portal through CAS-BCM’s Learner Management System (LMS) including email, resources, resea
  • Independent Study: Self-Paced Learning including e-learnin
  • Work-Based Project Assignment: Knowledge Areas & Unit Outcome

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 portal
  • 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:

CPCCBC6003A

Establish, Maintain and Review Contract Administration Procedures and Frameworks

forming part of:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)

and

CPCCBC4003A

Select and Prepare a Construction Contract

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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