Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

National Code: CPC50308
TAFE SA Code: TP00483


This qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers within building and construction firms.

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Up to 48 months 

Part Time

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 48 month course
$538 - $711
$4,306 - $5,688
$446 - $590
$3,570 - $4,716

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$565 - $747
$4,524 - $5,976
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Project manager, Construction manager, Estimating manager, Sales manager.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) (CPC50308)
    This course covers budgets and financial plans, recruiting staff, operation planning, safety, risk management and team effectiveness. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 7 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply principles of OHS risk management 50
    Ensure team effectiveness 60
    Manage budgets and financial plans 70
    Manage operational plan 60
    Recruit, select and induct staff 50


    Name Nominal Hours
    Develop and implement a business plan 60
    Develop work priorities 40
    Manage people performance 70
    Manage personal work priorities and professional development 60
    Manage project communications 40
    Manage project costs 40
    Manage project integration 60
    Manage project quality 40
    Manage project risk 40
    Manage quality customer service 40
    Undertake project work 60
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