This unit (CPCCBC4007A) of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan on-site activities, including the employment of physical and human resources and the development of documentation and advice for relevant authorities concerning residential and commercial projects. The ability to identify appropriate resources and suppliers, and assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour are essential.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - communicate by telephone, facsimile, email and in writing; - identify availability of subcontractors; - liaise with suppliers; - contract documentation; - organisational policies; - other relevant workplace documentation; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - document required resources; - prepare documentation for authorities; - prepare reports; - record site deliveries, and; - numeracy skills to apply calculations. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - application of project management and critical path techniques to the organisation of materials, plant and people; - building and construction industry subcontractor system; - building, construction or civil construction practices in on-site project management; - internal documentation systems; - processes and timeframes for regulatory approvals; - relevant state or territory building and construction codes, standards and government regulations; - types of building and construction industry contracts, and; - types of plant and equipment employed in the undertaking of the organisation's projects.

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