Course Title: Manage architectural project administration

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6136 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Manage architectural project administration

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term2 2015,
Term2 2016,
Term2 2019

Course Contact: Catherine Ciavarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to manage architectural administration and the development of project documentation. It requires the knowledge of the
legislation pertaining to project administration and the ability to comply with the organisational requirements for quality assurance. Work is expected to be undertaken in
consultation with both internal personnel and external consultants and with limited supervision.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
However this unit forms part of a minimum qualification requirement for registration with the Building Practitioners Board as a building designer (architectural).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21602 Manage architectural project administration


2. Determine requirements for approval submission

4. Determine requirements for copyright compliance

5. Determine requirements for Competition and Consumer Act

6. Complete a standard specification

7. Complete project management schedule

1. Determine documentation processes

3. Complete a standard contract

Learning Outcomes

This unit of competency supports the attainment of the skills and knowledge required for building designers to manage the documentation and administration requirements for
architectural projects.

Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed in the workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment, provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques replicate design drafting workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures.

Holistic or project-based assessment with other related units is recommended.