Course Title: Building Site Supervision

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Building Site Supervision

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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


130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv


Course Contact: Warwick Brewster

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide the learner with a knowledge of Building site management and supervision techniques

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC082 Building Site Supervision

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide the learner to develop knowledge & skills and able to:
• The function of the Supervisor on Building Sites in regard to profit.
• An understanding of Team Leadership and its benefits in site supervision.
• An understanding of the planning requirement for site activities.
• An understanding of the organisational procedures required for on site operations
• An understanding of the application combining the skills of planning and organising to achieve site control.
• Sound communication techniques which are the most important single factor in successful site supervision.
• How self managed teams form the important link in personnel and resource control.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is based on a combination of the following :
• Oral presentation
• Assignment
• Written examination