Introduction to Low Rise Contract Administration

Designed For

Introduction to Low Rise Contract Administration is suitable for builders, contract administrators, site managers, foremen, construction managers and other building practitioners involved with the management of small- to medium-sized building businesses and planning of onsite construction work.

Course Overview

Selecting and preparing a construction contract is a crucial component to successful contract administration. In this course, you will learn how to select the correct contract, as well as how to administer and terminate a contract as  well as schedule progress payments. You will also cover how to effectively plan and supervise onsite construction works using organisational skills, meticulous record keeping and knowledge of regulatory and local body requirements. This course explores these topics as well as personnel site responsibilities, application of quality management systems, purchasing and record flow, and the preparation and submission of condition reports.

Mode of Delivery

This course is delivered through face-to-face classes.

Learning Outcomes

After completing Introduction to Low Rise Contract Administration, students will have gained the skills and knowledge to:

  • Identify and analyse the essential elements, sections and clauses of a business contract
  • Select and prepare the appropriate contract for the works to be undertaken
  • Apply regulatory, quality control and administrative procedures to progress and complete construction projects
  • Implement project scheduling strategies
  • Effectively plan, communicate, allocate and manage physical, financial and human resources
  • The Securities of Payment Act

For further details click on the Course Information Sheet.

Successful students who only undertake this short course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment by Master Builders Association of Victoria.

Select and prepare construction contract
Plan building or construction work
Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects