Level 5, 123 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne


CPC50320 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

CRICOS course code


Course Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers within building and construction firms.

Occupational titles may include:

·      Project manager

·      Construction manager

·      Estimating manager

·      Sales manager

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder or project manager registration requirements in various States and Territories.

Qualification Code


Qualification Title

Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Total Course Duration

52 Weeks(including holiday breaks)

Volume of learning

1220 hours

Delivery weeks

48 weeks

Holidays breaks

4 weeks


Course Structure- In order to achieve this qualification, students must complete the following 15 units of competencies.

  • 8 core unit, plus
  • 7 elective units


Unit of Competency


Pre-requisites required


Manage project risk




Lead WHS risk management




Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings




Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9, Type C Buildings




Monitor costing systems on complex building and construction projects




Select and manage building and construction contractors




Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor




Manage building and construction business finances




Calculate costs of construction work




Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry




Manage business operational plans




Manage project quality




Coordinate recruitment and onboarding




Manage organisational customer service




Develop and use emotional intelligence



Age requirements:

Students must be above 18 years of age while filling up the application form.

Academic Requirements:

To enter into this course delivered at TEDI, applicants should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to Australian senior secondary school examination.


Mature Age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements considering they have relevant work experience within the chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements. A minimum of 2 years’ experience would normally be expected; however, each case will be reviewed individually with relevant work experience evidence in the form of an employment reference letter on company letterhead, work samples and curriculum vitae submitted will be considered. Such learner will be accessed for possible RPL opportunities and their course duration and volume of learning will be adjusted accordingly, if any RPL is granted.

English Language Requirements for International students:

International students applying for this course either off-shore or on-shore will require:

Either a minimum IELTS (General) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course;

Or, IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 10 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course;

Or, IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS course (up to 20 weeks) to be taken before the main VET course;

Results older than two years are not acceptable.


  • To provide evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States


  • To provide evidence that, within two years* of their signed written agreement date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Refer to Enrolment Kit available on TEDI’s website for detailed information.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN):

Students undertaking this course at TEDI must possess sound Numeracy skills since it requires them to do calculations or any other course related work. To determine this, all students wanting to study at TEDI are required to undertake LLN Test prior to the commencement of the course.  Based on the test outcome, students may be identified as requiring internal support services and/or external support services.

LLN test will be conducted on campus by using an ACSF mapped online LLN assessment tool - LLN Robot - under the supervision of qualified LLN assessor.

Students will be required to undertake language, literacy and numeracy test (LLN) test and achieve expected performance level of ACSF level 4 for CPC50320 -Diploma of Building and Construction (Management).

Computer literacy requirements

Students enrolling into this course must have basic computer skills. Student are required to fill in the questions related to computer and internet skills in the Pre-Training Review form provided along with the application form.

Students who do not possess basic computing skills will be provided with basic computer using support. Students can contact TEDI for any further information or assistance.

Mode of Delivery: Classroom-based face to face theory learning on campus and practical training at TEDI’S WORKSHOP

Delivery Location:

Delivery Location: Theory classes will be conducted at Level 5, 123 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria – 3000 Australia

Practical training will be conducted at TEDI’S WORKSHOP at 17 David St, BRUNSWICK, Victoria 3056

Materials and Equipment Required

TEDI will provide access to computers with required resources including access to the internet during classroom hours, however, to work on assignments and tasks for self-study, all students are expected to have access to a laptop or computer with the Windows 7 operating system or higher. Students must have an active email address for communication and be contactable by phone (mobile or landline) and by mail (postal address).

All learners are expected to have access to MS office applications such as Microsoft Word, an email platform.

For practical training: Learners are required to have a PPE kit. This kit can be purchased from the institute or from any suppliers outside prior to undertaking practical training. Price for the Kit if purchased from the institute will be $400. Students can contact TEDI at 03 9043 3926 for any further information.

Physical Abilities requirements: Learners are expected to have physical abilities and manual handling required to perform tasks involved while undergoing training effectively. As parts of this qualification, students will be expected to do manual handling and heavy lifting.

Please Note: Material Fees will only include printed reading materials and handouts provided by the Institute. Students will have to pay separately for the kit (if purchased from the institute). 

Refer to the Student Handbook available on this website for more details. 

Fees & Charges

Total Course Fee: $17,900

Tuition Fee: $AU 17,000

Non Tuition Fee: $AU 900


Pathway from the Qualification

Successful completion may enable the students to apply for CPC60220 - Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management).

Employment Pathways

Units in this qualification reflect the knowledge and skills of individuals with significant experience in:

  • Project manager
  • Construction manager
  • Estimating manager
  • Sales manager

However, above pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register (https://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code= CPC50320) & (www.training.gov.au), it doesn't imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course.

TEDI doesn’t claim any employment outcome or job guarantee associated with its courses as it will be misleading

This course Information may not be sufficient to make an Enrolment decision. Please read this information in conjunction with Student Handbook available on the TEDI's website.