This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the planning process and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction, Class 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, Class 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction).

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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: - evaluation skills to review and evaluate documentation and processes and recommend changes or improvements; - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - discuss problems with consultants; - manage staff; - read and interpret: contracts, project schedule and reports; documentation from a variety of sources; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - document project schedule and resource requirements; - maintain records; - record relevant information; - management skills, including the ability to delegate tasks and supervise staff to achieve planning outcomes, and; - planning skills to enable the effective planning of projects, processes and strategies which maximise the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of building or construction contracts and which effectively organise and use available resources on construction sites.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - building and construction industry contracts; - building and construction industry subcontracting system; - building or construction practices in on and off-site management; - construction planning process; - contract documentation, quantities establishment, rates and costs related to payments and claims; - human resource principles and practices; - relevant licensing arrangements; - relevant state or territory building and construction codes, standards and government regulations for medium rise building projects, and; - workplace safety requirements.

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