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
- 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
- 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
Categories of acceptable employment contexts include (but are not limited to):
- Construction Company
- Property Development Company
- Project Management Consultancy (construction)
- Government Authority
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.