Building and Construction (Management)


Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
CRICOS: 088176D | National ID: CPC50308

Building and Construction

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Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2018

Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2019


CIT Bruce

Tuition Fees

2017*: Semester 1 - $6,650 | Semester 2 - $6,650
2018*: Semester 1 - $6,850 | Semester 2 - $6,850

*Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT’s fee pricing review. 2018 and 2019 fees subject to change.


This program will give you the skills and knowledge required as a senior manager, site supervisor, site manager or construction project manager within a building and construction firm. You will learn from experienced experts, liaise with project managers and stakeholders in the industry, and develop high-level surveying, planning, costing, quality and risk management skills. The course will give you invaluable, hands on and industry relevant experience through visits to real building sites.

Entry Requirements

ACT Senior Secondary Certificate or equivalent OR Adult Entry, and employed in the construction industry or apply for an interview. | Students must also meet one of the following English requirements IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0) | TOEFL iBT - 46 | PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band) | TOEFL PBT - 527 | Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162.

Please provide a detailed Statement of Purpose: Please describe your aptitude and motivation for study in this area of specialization, including your preparation for this field of study, your academic plans or interests in your chosen area of study, and your future career goals. The statement of purpose must include demonstrated evidence of independent research on your course content and subjects. Please be specific about why Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) and Australia would be a good fit for you in comparison to alternate educational providers in alternate countries.

Acceptance upon College approval

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Course Subjects

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
CRICOS: 088176D | National ID: CPC50308

National ID Subject Name
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff
BSBWHS503 Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan
Electives - complete 7 of 9 subjects (not all electives will be offered each semester)
National ID Subject Name
CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium-rise building or construction work
CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
BSBPMG505A Manage project quality
BSBPMG508A Manage project risk
CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors
CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
CPPBDN5013A Develop and collaborate on building information models for small-scale building design projects
CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

Job Opportunities

Project manager, construction manager, estimating manager, sales manager

Teaching Methods and Assessment

Teaching is conducted within classrooms, materials laboratories, and site based activities in semesters 1, 3 and 4.

Assessment methods include web based and practical exercises simulating work based activities, theory quizzes and portfolio based assessments.

Pathways to Further Study

Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) and gain entry into the University of Canberra will receive 24 credit points (1 year) towards the Bachelor of Construction Management (976AA).

Completion of a CIT Diploma will receive 24 credit points (1 year) towards the Bachelor of Arts (429AA).

Students are advised to speak directly with UC in relation to course choices and pathways.

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