Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

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  • Duration:

    12 months full-time; 14–16 months part-time

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  • Awarded by:

    College for Adult Learning (RTO 22228)

  • Career Outcomes:

    Construction Manager | Foreman | Site Supervisor | Site Manager | Estimating Manager | View All

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Course Rundown

Are you feeling ready to take the next step in your career in the construction industry? Gain the skills you need to aim for a respected, higher-paying position with the Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) (CPC50308) from the College for Adult Learning.

This 100% online course offers a nationally accredited qualification for those aspiring to work in construction management. As well as developing the core knowledge and skills you’ll need for a management role, you’ll also learn how to lead, motivate and inspire a team; create and execute project plans on time and on budget; pioneer continuous improvement strategies; and seek out new solutions to aid in project management.

After approximately 12 months of full-time study or 14–16 months part-time, you’ll be confident, qualified and ready to transition from working on the tools to running the entire process of a construction job.


There are no formal prerequisite study requirements for this course.

What You’ll Learn

In this building and construction course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBFIM501A - Manage Budgets and Financial Plans
  • BSBHRM402A - Recruit, Select and Induct Staff
  • BSBMGT515A - Manage Operational Plan
  • BSBOHS504B - Apply Principles of OHS Risk Management
  • BSBWOR502B - Ensure Team Effectiveness

Recommended Electives:

  • BSBCUS501C - Manage Customer Service
  • BSBMGT502B - Manage People Performance
  • BSBPMG504A - Manage Project Costs
  • BSBPMG505A - Manage Project Quality
  • BSBPMG507A - Manage Project Communication
  • BSBPMG508A - Manage Project Risk
  • BSBWOR501B - Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development

Why study with College for Adult Learning?

From building and construction to HR, business management, logistics and more – the College for Adult Learning (CAL) can get you qualified in it all!

The friendly and experienced team at CAL will take the time to understand your existing skills and set you on a learning path that is tailored specifically for you, helping you to achieve your goals faster. All courses are designed in house with one purpose in mind, your success!

Get the right skills, build your confidence and turn theory into practice when you study with The College for Adult Learning.

Student Support

Feel like you’re truly cared for at the College for Adult Learning! Here, their friendly team will tailor their support services to cater to YOUR needs. Be teamed with a Student Success Advisor who will work closely with you to help get you the best outcomes.

Recent HR graduate Fiona states “I know that if I need support it was available ...the feedback was incredible, very attentive! She spent a lot of time taking me through things that I may have missed.”

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) (CPC50308) from the College for Adult Learning.

Graduates are prepared to pursue roles in construction project management, with reported starting salaries of around $87,000 for qualified new entrants into the field. Students may also choose to complete a double diploma or go on to complete further study with a Diploma of Project Management or a Diploma of Leadership and Management.

Curious about where a career in building and construction could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Pay upfront and save! The full fee for this course is $3,995 if paid with an upfront deposit of $1,495 and 17 monthly payments of $150.

Other payment plan options include:

  • 6 x $699 monthly payments ($4,194 total)
  • 12 x $360 monthly payments ($4,320 total)
  • 52 x $84 weekly payments ($4,368 total)
  • 18 x $245 monthly payments ($4,410 total)
  • 78 $57 weekly payments ($4,446 total)