Course Title: Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5256 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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

Term1 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract. It is concerned with licensing and/or builders’ registration and other legislative matters as appropriate, and administering the systems through which the obligations of complying with legislation are fulfilled. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, regulations, licensing, employee awards, agreements, OHS, taxation and insurance is required.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5007A Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract


1. Comply with the laws relating to establishing and licensing a building or construction contractor.

2. Engage personnel for the project.

3. Administer the regulations relating to OHS, welfare, workers' compensation, noise abatement and working hours.

4. Implement rehabilitation arrangements for employees returning to work.

5. Comply with taxation and insurance requirements of federal, state and territory legislation.

6. Administer all obligations in a conscientious manner and observe fair trading practice.

7. Comply with environmental legislation and its intent.

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.