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As online unit provided by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia, Construction Planning and Scheduling explores techniques and methodologies that are currently being used in real-world construction projects. The unit takes you through the full process of planning and scheduling a construction project, with a specific focus on monitoring, controlling and interfacing with project information.
On completion of this unit, you will have developed the skills to talk in detail about a range of planning, programming and monitoring techniques used in projects. You will also be able to appraise and apply practical techniques in project management, and use computer technology to inter-link various forms of project data with planning and scheduling.
The unit is delivered through a range of methods including discussion forums, online tests, standard media and web links. Assessments take the form of an assignment, an invigilated exam and a test.
Applicants must be accepted into the following courses:
It is also assumed that applicants have a moderate level of knowledge in this area or relevant experience.
In this Construction Planning and Scheduling unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Successful completion of this Construction Planning and Scheduling unit helps you to develop planning and scheduling techniques that you can apply to real-world situations in the construction industry and related job roles. A solid foundation in Construction Planning and Scheduling is a highly desirable skill to employers working in this sector. The unit helps you to develop managerial and analytical skills that can be applied to a wide variety of job roles, including project management, teaching and consultancy.
In addition, Construction Planning and Scheduling is a core requirement for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), also provided by Curtin University. This course is accredited by the Australian Institute of Building, the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.