Course Title: Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5256 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 200

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu, Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the planning process and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction, Class 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, Class 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). Successful supervision of planning and organisation requires effective interpretation of contractual and planning requirements and development of strategies for using human and physical resources effectively in order to comply with contractual obligations. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant building and construction planning practices, state or territory building and construction codes, standards and regulations and human resource principles and practices is required.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work


1. Appraise the contractual documentation and delegate the planning of operational requirements as necessary.

2. Initiate strategies and delegate the implementation of medium rise construction operations, as necessary.

3. Supervise the preparation of project schedules

4. Ensure the provision of all resources required for project.

5. Review existing on-site buildings or structures.

6. Supervise staff and maintain an effective work environment.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities. You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1 Project

Assessment 2 Project Based assessment

Assessment 3 Test

Assessment 4 Project based assessment

Assessment 5 Project based assessment 

Assessment 6 Knowledge based assessment