Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Course Code
Construction & Industrial
Study Area(s)
External Delivery, Building and Construction, Carpentry
Course Length
Part-time night(1 year)

Start Date(s): There are multiple course start dates. Please contact the Workplace Delivery team.
End Date(s): TBA
Days and Time: One night a week. 5 - 9pm.

Course Overview

Our Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) (CPC50308) is designed to meet the needs as a senior manager within building and construction firms. This diploma will help the development of the specialist skills necessary for working in a management position in the construction industry.

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBCUS501Manage Quality Customer Service40
BSBFIM501AManage Budgets And Financial Plans70
BSBHRM402ARecruit, Select And Induct Staff50
BSBMGT502Manage People Performance70
BSBMGT515AManage Operational Plan60
BSBOHS504BApply Principles Of Ohs Risk Management40
BSBPMG505AManage Project Quality40
BSBPMG508AManage Project Risk40
BSBWOR502BEnsure Team Effectiveness60
CPCCBC5001BApply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects200
CPCCBC5002AMonitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects60
CPCCBC5007BAdminister The Legal Obligations Of A Building Or Construction Contractor100

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 technical advisors (managers), consultants, builders 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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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2019 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) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
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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 such as the Student Support Fee. 

2019 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2019: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
830 830 $3.16 $0.63 $13.28

^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 2019. 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.

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What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the workplace delivery team on 9279 2488 or externaldelivery@kangan.edu.au for further information. There will be extra costs for consumables.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at our Broadmeadow campus. There are also other locations for study including:

  • Hallam
  • Mount Waverley
  • Dandenong
  • Geelong

For further information on these locations please contact Workplace Delivery on 9279 2488 or email externaldelivery@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?

Contact Workplace Delivery team on 9279 2488 or externaldelivery@kangan.edu.au for more information.

How will I be selected for this course?

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