Course Title: Construction Planning 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Construction Planning 1

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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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

Provide the participant with the knowledge of the tasks and responsibilities required to manage a medium rise building project.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

BUIL 5223 Construction 3 (ABC003) - pre-requisite

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC095 Construction Planning 1

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide the learner to develop knowledge & skills and be able to:
• State the monitoring techniques used in planning for construction.
• Use basic principles to interpret and prepare schedules.
• Outline the considerations taken when preparing network planning.
• State and use the principles and practice of resource planning for medium rise building projects.
• Apply common cost control techniques to medium rise building projects.
• Apply scheduling and reporting of construction progress for job planning.
• Describe and utilise computer usage in construction planning.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is done through a combination of:
• Assignment
• Learning outcome test
• Written examination