Construction Project Manager VETASSESS Skills Assessment

What is the requirement of the Construction Project Manager VETASSESS Skills Assessment?


What’s the skills assessment of job description

Construction Project Managers plan, organize, direct, control and coordinate construction of civil
engineering and building projects, and the physical and human resources involved in the construction process. Registration or licensing is required.

Alternative Titles -Vetassess Skills Assessment

  • Building and Construction Manager

Occupations not considered under this ANZSCO code:

  • Project Builder
  • Building Associates
  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Estimator
  • Contract Administrator
  • Program or Project Administrator
  • Architects / Architectural Draftsperson
  • Architectural, Surveying and Building Technicians nec
  • Design Managers

What’s the Requirements for Skills Assessment

This occupation requires

A qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor degree or higher degree, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation.

In addition to this, applicants must have at least one year of post-qualification employment at an appropriate skill level completed in the last five years which is highly relevant to the nominated occupation.

If the qualification(s) are not at the required educational level, or if the employment has been completed prior to the qualification, then the employment will be assessed below the required skill level.

A positive assessment of both qualifications and employment is required for a positive Skills Assessment Outcome.

What’s the requirement for Qualification

AQF Bachelor degree or higher degree

Highly relevant major fields of study requirements include:

  • Construction Project Management
  • Building Technology or Science
  • Civil Engineering (if civil project)

Majors in other fields such as Architecture could be considered on a case-by-case basis if the course includes the core competencies and employment is considered to be in the relevant context.
Project Management degrees without concentration in Built Environment / Construction would not generally be positively assessed for this occupation.

What’s the requirement for Employment

Highly relevant tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating labor resources, and procurement and delivery of materials, plant
    and equipment
  • Consulting with Architects, Engineering Professionals and other professionals, and
    Technical and Trades Workers
  • Negotiating with building owners, property developers and subcontractors
    involved in the construction process to ensure projects are completed on time and
    within budget
  • Preparing tenders and contract bids
  • Operating and implementing coordinated work programs for sites
  • Ensuring adherence to building legislation and standards of performance, quality,
    cost and safety
  • Arranging submission of plans to local authorities
  • Overseeing the standard and progress of subcontractor’s work

Employment context

Categories of acceptable employment contexts include (but are not limited to):

  • Construction Company
  • Property Development Company
  • Project Management Consultancy (construction)
  • Government Authority

Employment information

In order to be considered as a Construction Project Manager,

the position must be involved with construction projects and in a position of authority to determine and direct the procurement of the construction projects.

  • The position should involve
  • establishing and monitoring the construction schedule,
  • determining the human resources required,
  • determine construction methodology to be adopted, have input relating to tendering,
  • manage liaison with key stakeholders such as clients / consultants / authorities.

They are also expected to

  • execute the progress reports and evaluate the risks of budget deviation and time delays
  • and determine the course of action required to mitigate these risks.

In terms of reporting line, they are expected to be involved in construction supervision overseeing a team of site managers, project engineers, site foremen, tradespersons, and consultants.

  • How much does it cost for skill assessment?

    Vetassess Skills Assessment fee is Applicant is a resident of Australia for tax purposes* (fee includes GST) AUD $968.00, **Priority Processing Fee (available for online applications only)AUD $660.00.

  • How long does a Vetassess skills assessment take?

    The approximate time for a full Skills Assessment is 12-14 weeks, once we have received all documents and information required for the assessment.

    VETASSESS commits to completing the Priority Processing skills assessment within 10 business days

  • What is Vetassess skill assessment?

    VETASSESS full skills assessment involves assessing your qualifications and employment. A positive assessment of both qualifications and employment is required for a successful visa application.

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