Diploma Of Building And Construction (Management)

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Course Code
Construction & Industrial
Study Area(s)
Building and Construction
Course Length
Part-time(1 year)

Start Date(s): March 2022
End Date(s): 12 months from start date
Days and Time: 5:30pm to 9:30pm one evening per week

Course Overview

Is one of your career goals to become a project manager or construction manager within a building and construction company? This Diploma develops the skills necessary for managing staff, budgets and financial plans, operational plans and much more. It is recommended that you have 5+ years working in industry to undertake this course.

This course is undertaken online. 

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBFIM501AManage Budgets And Financial Plans (BSBFIM501A)70
BSBHRM402ARecruit, Select And Induct Staff (BSBHRM402A)50
BSBMGT515AManage Operational Plan (BSBMGT515A)60
BSBOHS504BApply Principles Of Ohs Risk Management (BSBOHS504B)40
BSBWOR502BEnsure Team Effectiveness (BSBWOR502B)60


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBCUS501Manage Quality Customer Service (BSBCUS501)40
BSBMGT502Manage People Performance (BSBMGT502)70
BSBPMG505AManage Project Quality (BSBPMG505A)40
BSBPMG508AManage Project Risk (BSBPMG508A)40
CPCCBC5001BApply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects (CPCCBC5001B)200
CPCCBC5002AMonitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects (CPCCBC5002A)60
CPCCBC5004ASupervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials (CPCCBC5004A)60
CPCCBC5007BAdminister The Legal Obligations Of A Building Or Construction Contractor (CPCCBC5007B)100
CPCCBC5010BManage Construction Work (CPCCBC5010B)150

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessments will include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

The course offers excellent opportunities for women to enter the construction industry. The course is equally suitable for such positions as building managers, small business owners and project managers.

What will I study?

 You will study:

  • Building codes and standards
  • Business finances and costings
  • Risk management   
  • Management of staff and trades
  • OHS and many other related components within the building industry


For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

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Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
830 830 $3.48 $0.70 $13.61

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Workplace Delivery team on 9279 2488 or WPDMetro@kangan.edu.au for further information. There will be extra costs for consumables.

Can I apply?

It is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course and have sufficient work experience in people management/industry to successfully undertake this course.

Where and how can I study?

The Delivery model for this course is online only or onsite (Workplace Delivery).

For further information on these locations please contact Workplace Delivery on 9279 2488 or email WPDMetro@kangan.edu.au. 

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment as a:

  • Project Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Estimating Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Building Site Supervisor
  • Building Advisor
  • Building Contract Administrator
  • Registered Builder Domestic/Commercial

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain the knowledge to understand the management of staff, conflict resolution, problem solving, team work, supervise planning, costings and estimating, legal and self management.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) (CPC50308). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

You may continue on with study in the advanced diploma areas of building and construction. Upon completion of the diploma, this qualification can be used as a pathway to a Bachelor degree which is delivered by other universities.

How do I apply?

You can apply online, via the yellow 'Apply Now' button. For more information, contact Workplace Delivery team on 9279 2488 or WPDMetro@kangan.edu.au.

How will I be selected for this course?

You will be interviewed by our teachers to assess your suitability for the course.