This course addresses the competencies, required skills and knowledge to select and manage building and construction contractors. The effective management of contractors/subcontractors is critical to a projects success and failure to plan and manage subcontractors work can have significant financial and legal consequences.
This unit of competency supports the needs of builders and senior managers within building and construction firms and other construction industry personnel with selecting and managing responsibilities.
The course is made up of a number of instructional videos that include a voice recording of the course notes, rolling text of the key points, numerous images related to the topic content and animation. This delivery method has been developing to provide a more appealing learning experience. The length of the video lectures is also ideal, allowing participants to work at their own pace.
There are various stop points in each video and these direct a participant to activities to complete, relevant attachments, examples and extra resources. The activities are matched to the course content where they are most relevant. These provide tasks which are closely related to many of the activities when selecting and managing contractors.
There are also numerous quizzes provided as you progress through the course material. These are useful as a review opportunity and also helpful in self-assessment.
This unit of competency is found in an Australian National Training Package.
This course is expected to take a participant approxiamately 20 hours to complete the course work.
If you are an Australian student and would like to be assessed for this unit of competency, please visit our website for more information.
Construction Contractor Quiz
Task analysis and scope of work quiz
Managing the review of performance
Conducting Research of Subcontractors
Subcontractor Management Plan
Establishing Terms & Conditions Quiz
Manage & Selection Quiz
Exner is an integrated education and consulting firm with over 25 years of experience providing an extensive range of professional management services to the construction industry. Our hands-on experience includes design and construction, expert claims quantification and management, project management, business systems consulting, value for money models, safety in design and risk management systems.
Exner Education is an ASQA registered RTO and is the training development and delivery branch of Exner. From its practical experience and knowledge Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered construction specific training over the past 15 years. Exner Education provides a 'hands on' practical approach to training, developed and delivered by people who have real current practical experience in the field and are qualified VET sector trainers. This gives Exner a unique ability to balance both theoretical teaching knowledge complemented with current 'best practice' work examples.
Our Training & Education experience includes the instructional design of training ranging from:
· safety and site compliance;
· project management including from tender preparation, claims management to project close out;
· engineering practices; and,
· corporate improvement strategies.
Exner Education has designed, developed and delivered training for both large and small companies as well as government authorities including, Leighton Contractors, Pro-Build, Grocon, Schiavello, MBAV, HIA, VMIA, Nicholson Construction, Johns Lyng, APM Group, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, VicRoads, Department of Treasury and Finance and Victorian Catchment Management Authority.
Exner continues to develop its online learning 'experience' and provides a unique interactive delivery methodology which gives students world first teaching tools, combining Exner's practical construction knowledge with core theory to further enhance the students learning experience.