Course Title: Coordinate construction or renovation of facilities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: BUIL5982C

Course Title: Coordinate construction or renovation of facilities

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5298 - Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)

Course Contact : Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254468

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 25

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to coordinate the construction or renovation of facilities. It requires the ability to use appropriate consultative processes to determine requirements and to develop, monitor and finalise a construction plan. The unit may form part of the licensing requirements for persons working in the property industry, including in the real estate, business broking, stock and station agency and property operations and development sectors, in those States and Territories where these are regulated activities.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPPDSM5007A Coordinate construction or renovation of facilities


1. Determine construction or renovation requirements.
2. Organise resources and support processes.
3. Arrange contractors and consultants.
4. Monitor construction or renovation process.
5. Finalise construction or renovation process.

Performance Criteria:

1.1Construction drawings are reviewed and confirmed with relevant people according to project requirements.
1.2Consultative processes are used to negotiate and confirm construction requirements with contracted parties according to organisational requirements.
1.3Site access and specific site requirements are identified and appropriate arrangements are made as required according to client, organisational and legislative requirements.
1.4Construction plan is prepared, including contingencies to ensure contract and organisational requirements are met.
2.1Provision of financial, physical and human resources is planned according to client and organisational requirements.
2.2Construction strategies, objectives and time lines are negotiated and agreed in consultation with client and relevant people.
2.3Monitoring and reporting arrangements for construction activities are established and documented according to organisational requirements.
2.4Relevant approvals are obtained within the designated timeframe according to legislative and organisational requirements.
3.1Contractors and consultants are arranged to undertake construction according to legislative and organisational requirements.
3.2Tendering and selection methods are chosen to meet client, organisational procurement guidelines and legislative requirements.
3.3Contracted services are provided that are relevant to the construction work to be undertaken and client requirements.
3.4Documentation regarding reporting arrangements and deliverables is finalised according to organisational and legislative requirements.
4.1Construction or renovation is monitored against construction plan to ensure completion occurs within designated timeframes.
4.2Factors affecting achievement of scheduled work are identified and required variations to schedules are negotiated and agreed with relevant people.
4.3Established communication channels and processes are used to ensure an accurate exchange of information throughout operations.
4.4Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and appropriate support is sought as required.
5.1Notification of completed construction is received and checked against client and organisational requirements.
5.2Inspection is arranged to confirm facilities are fully operational and meet required specifications and industry standards.
5.3Information is securely maintained with due regard to client confidentiality, and legislative and organisational requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.

Details of Learning Activities

Students will learn through a number of planned activities (face to face classes, workplace/site visits, simulated workplace learning, online learning via blackboard and other forms of structured teaching and learning). Students will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course.

Teaching Schedule

Learning sessions and assessment session shall be delivered.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

Assessment Tasks

Blackboard is an on-line resource with the lesson plans for each unit. Within Blackboard are the session lessons plans, assessments, resources and other materials required for completion of each unit of competency. Blackboard Collaborate is an on-line delivery system within Blackboard that may be utilised as a virtual classroom that may be a part of the overall lesson delivery plan.
A Journal is a student’s own notes and reflections that demonstrate their understanding of the materials delivered in the course. Students will be required add to the journal with their own observations as part of the assessment requirement. .
Projects and Presentations
Students may be required to complete individual and group projects that are assessments. These may be in the form of reports, research, analysis, and other documents that provide evidence of the competency in the unit.

Assessment Matrix

Practical activities and projects, and oral presentations
Blackboard activities

Other Information

Competency requirements and Grading:
To be deemed competent students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.
Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. Observation of students performing work is used to confirm competency.

Gradings available are:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for assessment

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Late submission:
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