Plan building or construction work

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCBC4007A, 'Plan building or construction work'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Plan building or construction work' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Appraise contract documentation to identify operational requirements.

1.1. Contract documentation is reviewed to identify any unusual aspects of construction, use of materials or penalties.

1.2. Availability of selected subcontractors to suit the job requirements is determined.

1.3. Availability of materials is assessed and confirmed with suppliers.

1.4. Site access requirements and limitations are identified and actions taken to facilitate entry.

1.5. Documentation for authorities controlling construction work is prepared and project commencement date is determined.

1.6. Procedures for controlling and recording site deliveries are implemented.

2. Implement strategies for construction operations.

2.1. Organisational strategies for implementing construction operations are identified.

2.2. Procedures for recording the hire of plant and equipment are implemented.

2.3. Organisational OHS policy and procedures, including hazard and risk management, are implemented.

2.4. Procedures for the removal of existing services and hazardous materials are implemented in accordance with Environment Protection Agency requirements.

2.5. Procedures for the control of multiple projects are followed.

3. Prepare project schedule.

3.1. Construction operations are sequenced.

3.2. Operations details are entered into a manually prepared project schedule or computer-based software package.

3.3. Critical path of the project is defined and revised as required.

3.4. Project timeframes are adjusted to account for anticipated delays.

4. Determine required resources.

4.1. Temporary services and site accommodation requirements are determined and documented.

4.2. Plant requirements and availability dates are determined and documented with reference to contract documentation.

4.3. On-site labour requirements are determined and documented with reference to contract documentation.

5. Prepare and submit condition reports.

5.1. Reports on the condition of existing buildings and structures on adjacent site boundaries are completed.

5.2. Copies of condition reports are forwarded to the owners of adjacent buildings prior to commencing construction.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCCBC4007A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC40708 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Trade Contracting)
  • CPC40808 - Certificate IV in Swimming Pool and Spa Building
  • CPC40208 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Contract Administration)
  • CPC40508 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)
  • CPC40110 - Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)