Obie is a senior manager in a building and construction firm. Other occupational titles may include: • Project manager • Construction manager • Estimating manager • Sales manager The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry. The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context. Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement. Additional units of competency may be required to meet builder registration requirements in various States and Territories. The following units outline what Obie, a worker in the field, would carry out in his duties.

BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans

Obie is able to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. This includes planning and implementing financial management approaches, supporting team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitoring and controlling finances, and reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of financial management processes in line with the financial objectives of the work team and the organisation.

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff

Obie is able to deliver the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle.

BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

Obie is able to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation's productivity and profitability plans. Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation's operational plan

BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management

Obie is able to use a generic approach to identify hazards, and to assess and control occupational health and safety (OHS) risks.

BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness

Obie is able to facilitate all aspects of teamwork within the organisation. This involves taking a leadership role in the development of team plans, leading and facilitating teamwork and actively engaging with the management of the organisation.

CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors

Obie is able to select and manage building and construction contractors. This covers the processes and practices involved in supervising the systems through which the selection and management of subcontract resources occurs within the organisation, and through which subcontracting needs are identified and quantified. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant industry legislation, standards and codes, the subcontracting system and industrial relations processes is required.

CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work

Obie is able to manage construction work and/or projects, which may involve fulfilling single or multi-site commercial contractual obligations. To successfully manage construction projects requires knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, methods, procedures and practices as well as the ability to communicate effectively with others.

CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

Obie is able to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Classes 1 and 10 construction, Classes 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, and Classes 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). To successfully construct medium rise buildings requires thorough knowledge of the purpose and content of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), coupled with the ability to interpret other codes and standards related to a specific building.

CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

Obie is able to administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor, including obligations as either party to a contract. It is concerned with licensing and/or builders' registration and other legislative matters as appropriate, and administering the systems through which the obligations of complying with legislation are fulfilled. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, regulations, licensing, employee awards, agreements, OHS, taxation and insurance is required.

CPCCBC5011A Manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction

Obie is able to manage environmental management practices and processes in building and construction, as part of the organisation's overall management system. To successfully manage practices and processes requires knowledge of current trends in environmental practices and methodologies, statistical analysis and legislative requirements

CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

Obie is able to monitor building or construction costing systems. The processes and practices involved in supervising and monitoring costing systems result in the ongoing maintenance of cost control and the production of expenditure schedules and other arrangements, which ensure contracts or projects remain on budget. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant legislation, codes and standards, industry estimating and costing systems, and financial principles is required.

CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

Obie is able to supervise the planning process and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction, Class 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, Class 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). Successful supervision of planning and organisation requires effective interpretation of contractual and planning requirements and development of strategies for using human and physical resources effectively in order to comply with contractual obligations. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant building and construction planning practices, state or territory building and construction codes, standards and regulations and human resource principles and practices is required.