TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management) - CPC40508

TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 071802M

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It is designed to meet the needs of site managers and supervisors in the building and construction industry.


  • 15 units: 9 core
  • 6 elective


  • Establish effective workplace relationships
  • Arrange building applications and approvals
  • Plan and undertake site inspection and assessment of asbestos products and materials
  • Create and use databases
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Apply sustainable building design principles to water management systems
  • Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • Promote team effectiveness
  • Prepare design brief for construction works
  • Plan building or construction work
  • Resolve business disputes
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Produce simple word processed documents
  • Minimise waste on the building and construction site
  • Prepare specifications for all construction works
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
  • Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
  • Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project
  • Manage projects
  • Apply structural principles to commercial low rise constructions
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Apply risk management techniques
  • Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
  • Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
  • Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Create and use spreadsheets
  • Apply quality management techniques
  • Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures
  • Write complex documents

Study pathways

Not applicable.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Tonsley International: $13,900 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 12 months

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