Course Title: Plan and design construction operations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C0033

Course Title: Plan and design construction operations

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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


325T Property, Constr & Proj Mgt


Course Contact: Vince Raso

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1740

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Course Description

This unit covers the management of essential construction operations primarily those of estimating and scheduling. The range of constructions covered by this unit is broad and may include buildings and other structures in steel, concrete or timber.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU641 Plan and design construction operations

Learning Outcomes

On a successful completion, you will posses a detailed understanding of the theoretical principles involved in the construction of foundations and structures together with knowledge of the acts and regulations governing building in the relevant State.

Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You will be assessed by written reports, presentation and a classroom based test. Strategies used for assessment will reflect real world problems.

At this level you must demonstrate understanding of specialised knowledge with depth in some areas. The learning must reflect a standard appropriate to advanced study.