This module is a checklist for preparing a program for a residential building project. All the major trades have been included.
Site Investigation and Soil Classification
An understanding of Site Investigations & Soil Classifications the process and applications.
Bookkeeping for Builders
Managing the process of recording and classifying financial transactions or activities in your business.
Project Cost Accounting
Project cost accounting is similar to bookkeeping in so much as both tasks require detailed financial records that give an overview of outgoings and profits, however project cost accounting is specifically focussed on individual projects.
Quality Control: The Business Management Quiz
Harnessing Consumer Power
Developing Systems and Processes
An insight systems / processes that will greatly assist you in managing the of communication between all stakeholders, such as clients, contractors, staff and suppliers
Time and Cost Management
An insight into project management tools to establish and manage time and cost milestones for any project.
This module sets out to explain how to write your own business plan, why you should prepare one and how it can be used to improve the future prospects of your business.
Marketing Your Business
This module covers marketing methods to make your business look like a desirable, reputable company to hire.
By understanding and using all of the appropriate human resources (HR), you can rest assured that your business is populated with the right staff and that those employees will have a safe and positive environment in which to work.
Understanding Your Business
Get clear on your business objectives with a better understanding of important factors that drive your business moving forward.
Create formal strategies for getting your name out there. Techniques and skills to expand your business by using “word of mouth”
Great information with tools and tips for you to enhance your sales process. Develop a sales pipeline and deliver stronger presentations to clients and prospects.
Managing People at Work
Identifying leadership and management expanding on the difference between the two. Whereas sometimes they overlap, one must aim to fulfil both roles
How to Get Free Media
An introduction into new and effective ways of using free to low cost publicity strategies
Quoting for a project is made easy with this comprehensive checklist to ensure that all trades are considered. The client will be impressed by the detail and transparency that has been demonstrated.
Quality & Scope Management
A better understating of the principles of Quality Management and its applications within the building industry. Also how to identify and document the scope of any project and how to then manage any changes to that scope.
An understating on the principles of Meetings and the management thereof.
Tender Submission With WBS
The process by which clients evaluate tenders both formal and informal. This module will assist in the preparation of building tender submissions. Also included is an understanding of Work Breakdown Structures its frames of reference and practical applications.
Procurement & Tender Evaluation
A project management approach exploring what t involved with the process of tendering and other procurement activities.
Environmental Management & Planning
An understanding of Environmental Management Planning and useful information pertaining to statutory compliance and other responsibilities.
Site Establishment & Environmental Obligations
Identify key activities and resources that is required for the implementation of an efficient site establishment. Also a better understanding of some of the environmental requirements and obligations prescribed by certain legislation
Occupational Health and Safety
Within the construction industry, occupational health and safety (OH&S) should be one of the highest priorities of all businesses, regardless of their size. To clarify, OH&S refers to the policies and regulations in place to ensure safe practice within your business.
Injuries, Insurance & Compensation
Ensure that you have covered all of your employees with the right insurance policies and that, if the unfortunate happens, you respond with the appropriate actions to make sure any injuries are dealt with properly and the right amount of compensation is given to the injured employee.
Contract Admin & Mediation
Contains simple project management and contract administration strategies and templates to assist in the administration of a legal document. A clearer understanding of the mediation process as an alternative to dispute resolution.
Home Building Contracts
An overview of the Home Building Contract developed by the NSW Office of Fair Trading (Form FT241)
Property Law & Business Structures for Builders
This module provides builders with a working knowledge of property law it relates to residential vendors in NSW, in particular to builders who develop land.
Building & Construction Industry Security Of Payment Act NSW
An insight to the Security of Payment Act 1999 providing security for payments owing to builders in New South Wales.