Expand your building and construction company with this technical qualification designed for builders wanting to take the next step to successfully manage residential, commercial or industrial builds. This course is suited to those interested in management positions within the Building and Construction industry.
According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, the number people working in construction management roles is expected to create around 54,000 job openings over the next five years, ensuring your skills will be in high demand. The average salary within Australia is estimated at $100,000 to $200,000.
In this course, you will gain advanced knowledge of building projects to provide advisory, administrative and management services for the construction of large, high-rise and complex buildings. Learn to apply structural principles and assess faults. Gain the skills to apply building codes and manage compliance to handle and coordinate the challenges of any building project.
Successful completion of this technical qualification will allow you to then apply for a Builder – Open License. For more information, please contact your Licensing Issuing Body or contact Fresh Start Education by telephone on 1300 980 999 or via email at
In addition, the 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 Work safely in the construction industry covers this requirement.
Entrants to this program will undergo a Pre-qualification Interview to determine suitability and assess current knowledge and experience, to ensure that this is the right qualification relative to your career progression.
A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Assessment is offered to students that can demonstrate a minimum of two (2) years industry experience. The RPL Assessment process is undertaken by a qualified industry experienced Trainer & Assessor who will measure your prior knowledge and experience against the performance criteria of the qualification. As a result, you may not need to complete the entire qualification if you already possess some of the criteria taught within this qualification. If you apply for RPL and your application is successful you could:
- Reduce or eliminate the need to undertake training in skills and knowledge you already have
- Save time by reducing the number of classes that you will need to attend
- Complete your qualification in a shorter time
- Advance to a higher-level qualification in a shorter time, if desired.
Students may be eligible to apply for Credit Transfer by providing evidence of previous studies where there is equivalence to the units of competency within the qualification. For more information please refer to the Fresh Start Education Student Handbook.
Fresh Start Education deliver relevant industry training and assessment that provides you with the skills, knowledge and experience to achieve this Nationally Approved and Accredited Building & Construction qualification.
Our course content has been purposefully developed to be future-focused, complete with current industry topics that are practical and relevant to your trade.
To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in 10 units of competency; comprised of 4 core units and 6 elective units.
To make sure this is the right qualification for you, please review the units of competency listed below to ensure that your scope of works meets the requirements of the qualification.
Contribute to the developing, implementing and maintaining an organisation’s WHS management system
Apply building codes and standards to the construction processes for large building projects
Establish, maintain and review contract administration procedures and frameworks
Manage processes for complying with legal obligations of a building and construction contractor
Manage business risk
Develop, plan and implement building and construction environmental management processes
Evaluate concrete performance for multi-storey buildings
Apply structural principles to the construction of large, high rise and complex buildings
Assess construction faults in large building projects
Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
Upon finalisation of the RPL Assessment, students’ will be provided with a Training Plan outlining the units of competency to be trained and assessed. Training delivery is varied to suit the individual learner’s needs. Training may vary from online delivery, classroom based and/or one on one at your workplace. Training will be scheduled in collaboration with you prior to commencement.
Students may need regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with the following:
- An adequate and reliable internet connection
- At least the equivalent of Microsoft Office, with word-processing capabilities and spreadsheets
- A PDF Reader installed
- The Australian Building Codes Board, National Construction Code (latest version), accessed at https://ncc.abcb.gov.au/ncc-online/NCC
DURATION: Maximum 24 Months