This unit of competency supports the needs of builders, senior managers within building and construction firms and other construction industry personnel responsible for administering the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor for medium rise projects.

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: - complete legal documents and records; - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - liaise with government agencies; - provide information to employees. - read and interpret: contracts and regulations; industrial awards; legislation; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - manage compliance with a variety of legal obligations and administer various awards and agreements; - management skills to effectively manage personnel, and; - numeracy skills to apply measurements and calculations.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - awards and agreements applying to employees and subcontractors; - legislative requirements; - environmental legislation; - fair trading legislation; - taxation and insurance requirements; - licensing and builders' registration requirements; - local authority regulations; - OHS and rehabilitation requirements, and; - relevant licensing arrangements.

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