Course Title: Supervise the planning of on-site medium-rise building or construction work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5201 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Supervise the planning of on-site medium-rise building or construction work

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 200

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 Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to supervise the planning process and the organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium-rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium-rise licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction; Class 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys;
Class 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction).
Successful supervision of planning and organisation requires effective interpretation of contractual and planning requirements and development of strategies for utilising human and physical resources effectively in order to comply with contractual obligations. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant building and construction planning practices, state/territory building and construction codes, standards and regulations and human resource principles and practices are required.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BCGBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium-rise building or construction work


1. Appraise the contractual documentation and delegate the planning of operational requirements as necessary.

2. Initiate strategies and delegate the implementation of medium-rise construction operations, as necessary.

3. Supervise the preparation of project schedules.

4. Ensure the provision of all the resources required for the project.

5. Review existing on-site buildings or structures.

6. Supervise staff and maintain an effective work environment.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed by the demonstration of effective supervision of planning on-site building or construction work