Course Title: Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4204 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Anna Galluzzo

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

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Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to produce schedules of resource requirements, so that orders can be placed for materials and labour for residential and commercial projects, and to record and track costs as they are incurred. Knowledge of codes, regulations and approvals processes, contractor systems, physical resource and supplier identification, and the ability to assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour, are essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BCGBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering


1. Identify and apply all contract conditions to the schedules.

2. Produce material and labour schedules, overlays and orders.

3. Prepare site files.

4. Monitor and report on project costs.

5. Maintain standard costs data files.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.