This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients. John is a builder who is appropriately licensed with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory (in this case he lives in New South Wales). Note: Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required. John's skills set and knowledge are shown below

BSBOHS504B Apply principles of OHS risk management

John is able to use a generic approach to identify hazards, and to assess and control occupational health and safety (OHS) risks. John can access sources of information and data, and analyse work environments to identify hazards. John is able to monitor and review risk management processes, and maintain hazard identification

BSBPMG513A Manage project quality

John can manage quality in projects. He is able to determine quality requirements, implement quality control and assurance processes, and use review and evaluation to make quality improvements in current and future projects

BSBPMG517A Manage project risk

John is able to manage risks that may impact on achieving project objectives. He is able to carry out the identifying, analysing, treating and monitoring of project risks, and assessing risk-management outcomes

CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

John is able to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and low rise commercial buildings (low rise' licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction). He possesses 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. John can analyse and apply a range of solutions to a construction problem for compliance with the BCA and apply fire protection requirements

CPCCBC4003A Select and prepare a construction contract

John is able to select and prepare appropriate construction contracts, including the sections, clauses and conditions for low rise construction projects. He has the ability to interpret complex documents, communicate clearly and succinctly and negotiate is essential skills

CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

John can establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. He has strong knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes

CPCCBC4013A Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

John can evaluate contract specifications and information and to prepare tender documents associated with projects in the building and construction industries. He has knowledge of tender preparation and interpretation of project demands and requirements and the capability to bring together a body of diverse information are essential. John is able to find information and present it in a manner that meets organisational needs in short timeframes. He is very capable of managing his time effectively

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

John 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). He has 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

CPCCBC5002A Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

John can monitor building or construction costing systems. He has the ability to carry out the processes and practices involved in supervising and monitoring costing systems resulting in the ongoing maintenance of cost control and the production of expenditure schedules and other arrangements, which ensure contracts or projects remain on budget. He has thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, codes and standards, industry estimating and costing systems, and financial principles

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

John 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). He carries out successful supervision of planning and organisation which 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. John possesses thorough knowledge of relevant building and construction planning practices, state or territory building and construction codes, standards and regulations and human resource principles and practices

CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

John is able to apply structural principles to the building of medium rise buildings. He has the ability to design and construct medium rise buildings which requires the input of a range of skilled professionals, including architects and engineers. John plays a significant role within this project team and has the ability to communicate effectively with building design professionals, and develop sound and safe practices in relation to structural procedures on site

CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work

John is able to manage construction work and/or projects, which may involve fulfilling single or multi-site commercial contractual obligations. He has the ability 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

CPCCBC4010B Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

John is able to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential structures using conventional methods (refers to structures classified by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Class 1 and Class 10. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards). John can analyse and plan for the structural integrity of Class 1 and Class 10 buildings. He is able to plan, coordinator and manage the laying for footings, floors; building of roof systems; external wall cladding of structure; and the building of structure and non-structural walls

CPCCBC5004A Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials

John is able to supervise the systems through which materials are selected, acquired and stored on site for building or construction work up to and including medium rise projects. He can carry out the delivery to the site of materials that meet contract specifications and service requirements for commercial projects. John has in-depth knowledge of relevant building construction materials and technologies, environmental effects on materials and testing procedures

CPCCBC5005A Select and manage building and construction contractors

John is able to select and manage building and construction contractors. He can supervise systems through which the selection and management of subcontract resources occurs within the organisation, and through which subcontracting needs are identified and quantified. John has knowledge of relevant industry legislation, standards and codes, the subcontracting system and industrial relations processes

CPCCBC5007B Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

John is able to administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor, including obligations as either party to a contract. He can carry out and obtain 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. John has in-depth knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, regulations, licensing, employee awards, agreements, OHS, taxation and insurance

CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

John is able to identify drawings, specifications and requirements for services in a range of medium rise and wide span commercial projects. He has the ability to identify and evaluate differing methods and services in accordance with building regulations and standards

CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications

John can read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to low rise residential and commercial projects in order to inform estimation, planning and supervisory activities