Course Title: Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: BUIL6002C

Course Title: Produce labour and material schedules for ordering

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4274 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 40

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 produce schedules of resource requirements so that orders can be placed for materials and labour for residential and commercial projects and to record and track costs as they are incurred. Knowledge of codes, regulations and approval processes, contractor systems, physical resource and supplier identification and the ability to assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour are essential.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4005A Produce labour and material schedules for ordering


1. Identify and apply all contract conditions to the schedules.

Performance Criteria:

1.1. All contractual requirements are included in the schedules.
1.2. Local government and regulatory bodies ' conditions of approval are included in the schedules.
1.3. Schedules include colour selections.
1.4. Variations to contracts, raised by the client or the builder, are included in the schedules.


2. Produce material and labour schedules, overlays and orders.

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Nominated suppliers and contractors are detailed in work schedules.
2.2. Relevant overlay drawings are produced.
2.3. Orders include contract details and instructions.
2.4. Contract rates are applied to material and labour schedules.


3. Prepare site files.

Performance Criteria:

3.1. All necessary site documents are included, including approved plans and specifications.
3.2. Call forward sheets are prepared detailing all orders.


4. Monitor and report on project costs.

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Project costs are analysed against estimates during construction.
4.2. Approved variation costs are analysed.
4.3. Final project cost analysis is provided.


5. Maintain data files of standard costs.

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Approved variation cost increases are incorporated into site files.
5.2. Changes to standard plans, specifications and cost files are included in site files.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements.

Details of Learning Activities

Students will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency:
• Face to Face classes
• Simulated Workplace Learning
• Online learning via blackboard
• 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


 1. Each cluster in a face to face workshop in the first week of the new Cluster.

 2. The remaining delivered is on line, and face to face tutorials for each cluster

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.Students will be asked to personally demonstrate to the 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. 

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.


Weight %

Assessment 1

Observation Written Assessment and Project


Assessment 2

Case study and Projects


these tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2














































Assessment Tasks

CAG - Competency Achieved -The learner will be able to apply facts, rules and standard solutions to achieve a predictable task or solve a problem.
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did not submit
S – Satisfactory (Interim Mark)

Assessment                                            Mark
Assessment 1 Project file project            S
Assessment 2 Project plan                       S
Assessment 3 Case study                        S

Assessment Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3
1.1 X    
1.2 X    
1.3 X    
1.4 X    
2.1   X  
2.2   X  
2.3   X  
2.4   X  
3.1   X  
3.2   X  
4.1     X
4.2     X
4.3     X
5.1     X
5.2     X


Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.

The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
Please refer to to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
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Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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