Diploma of Civil Construction Management

The Diploma of Civil Construction Management reflects the role of personnel working on a single or a group of Civil Construction sites, who perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop site specific work instructions and practices to ensure the implementation of the site management systems, plans and policies. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.


Requirements for the completion of the qualification

The following table provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Successful completion of thirteen (13) units made up of:

six (6) mandatory units of competency

seven (7) elective units to be completed made up of:

at least three (3) units from the Specified electives units listed

up to two (2) units, drawn from this or any other endorsed Training Package at any level

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.

Mandatory units

Total of six (6) units to be completed

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBOHS509A

Ensure a safe workplace

add topic BSBWOR502A

Ensure team effectiveness

add topic RIIENV501A

Implement and maintain environmental management plan

add topic RIIQUA501A

Implement, monitor and develop quality management plans

add topic RIIRIS501A

Implement and maintain management systems to control risk

Mandatory units (select one (1) of the following units to be completed other unit may be chosen as an elective)

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIICWM501A

Implement civil construction plan

add topic RIICWM502A

Implement civil works maintenance program

Specified elective units

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBCUS501A

Manage quality customer service

add topic BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

add topic BSBHRM506A

Manage recruitment selection and induction processes

add topic BSBINM501A

Manage an information or knowledge management system

add topic BSBINN502A

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

add topic BSBLED501A

Develop a workplace learning environment

add topic BSBMGT515A

Manage operational plan

add topic BSBMGT516A

Facilitate continuous improvement

add topic BSBPMG501A

Manage application of project integrative processes

add topic BSBPMG502A

Manage project scope

add topic BSBPMG503A

Manage project time

add topic BSBPMG504A

Manage project costs

add topic BSBPMG505A

Manage project quality

add topic BSBPMG506A

Manage project human resources

add topic BSBPMG507A

Manage project communications

add topic BSBPMG508A

Manage project risk

add topic BSBPMG509A

Manage project procurement

add topic BSBWOR501A

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

add topic BSBWRK509A

Manage industrial relations

add topic LGACOM401A

Administer contracts

add topic LGAWORK501A

Prepare preliminary design for operational works

add topic LGAWORK502A

Prepare detailed works project documentation

add topic LGAWORK503A

Undertake project investigation

add topic PMLDATA500B

Analyse data and report results

add topic PMLTEST511B

Supervise earthworks inspection, sampling and testing operations

add topic PMLTEST520A

Perform complex tests to measure engineering properties of materials

add topic RIIBHD501A

Manage blast hole drilling operations

add topic RIIBLA401A

Manage blasting operations

add topic RIIBLA601A

Design surface blasts

add topic RIICWD503A

Prepare work zone traffic management plan

add topic RIICWM503A

Prepare civil works cost estimate

add topic RIICWM504A

Prepare civil works bill of quantities

add topic RIICWM505A

Prepare civil works schedule of ratesBottom of Form

add topic RIIRAI502A

Implement site plant and resource management plan

add topic RIISAM501A

Implement and maintain the site plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance plan


    Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

The following table includes a summary of the employability skills as identified by the resources and infrastructure industry for this qualification. The table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes required here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


provide clear and direct feedback

listen carefully to instructions and information

read and interpret project plans and safety signs

calculate basic weights, distances and volumes

complete accurate work plans, technical reports, risk assessments, etc

negotiate solutions to customer and workplace based issues

negotiate project details with clients

network with other professionals working in the same field


plan and lead team performance and operations

coordinate project activities and timelines with clients

work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race, religion or political persuasion

provide feedback and advice to staff

lead site-wide planning and coordination activities


re-allocate staff and resources in response to changing weather, site conditions and priorities

manage staff to solve problems and coordinate individual responsibilities and activities

work cooperatively with clients to resolve contract and operational issues

manage the ongoing review and adjustment of operations against performance indicators and project milestones

Initiative and enterprise

act independently to identify potential improvements to working practice and conditions

identify and take steps to resolve risks in the workplace

encourage the exploration and application of innovative approaches to improve on operational performance

Planning and organising

manage and coordinate time and priorities for self and team

identify and obtain appropriate personnel and resources for work

ensure that risks are assessed and appropriate emergency plans are in place

ensure that project planning incorporates the possibility of adapting to future changes


take responsibility for ensuring team targets and goals are achieved

understand the standard of work expected at the work site

proactively manage team performance

develop trust and confidence in staff and customers


be willing to learn new ways of working

seek information to improve performance from people and workplace documents like policies, procedures etc

understand equipment characteristics, technical capabilities, limitations and procedures

lead change and continuous improvement processes

manage learning and development plans

prepare and lead formal or informal training sessions


apply a range of basic IT skills in monitoring and reporting on systems

operate equipment safely and according to manufacturer and workplace guidelines

use communications technology appropriate to the workplace (email, mobile, radio, etc)

computer technology is used to monitor and communicate project status

use IT to create documents and maintain records of work activities