Certified Training Courses

This National Certificate is designed for site engineers and site supervisors of small construction firms, or a supervising engineer in a consultancy firm or in the government, who want to improve their skills and knowledge to construct rural road applying Labour-Based Technology (LBT). The National Certificate has three units of competency:

  1. Manage  labour and equipment in labour-based rural road construction
    This unit includes skills and knowledge required by a contractor's technical staff to plan, manage and supervise laborers and equipment for rural road construction by using labour based technology.
  2. Plan, supervise and control quality for rural road construction using Labour Based Technology (LBT)
    This unit includes the skills and knowledge required by a contractor's technical staff to plan, manage, supervise and quality control for rural road construction using labour based technology.
  3. Supervise and control quality of construction of drainage structures on rural roads
    This unit includes the skills and knowledge required by contractor's technical staff to supervise, construct and control quality of drainage structures construction for rural roads.

 

Participants must complete all three units successfully to receive the National Certificate. This certificate is not a full qualification, however, each unit is at level 4, and participants will receive an academic record showing completed units. This academic record may be used in future if undertaking qualifications that contain these units.

National Certificate in Managing Small Construction Bids and Contracts

 

This course is designed for owners/managers of small construction firms who want to improve their skills and knowledge to bid for government tenders and manage contracts. The training course consists of three competency units:

  1. Prepare and submit a bid for tender
    The first competency unit includes the skills and knowledge required from a contractor to understand, plan and submit a bid for a tender for a construction contract for either public or private works.
  2. Plan and manage small business finances for contractors
    The second competency unit is designed to improve the contractors’ skills and knowledge for contractor to use as cash flow and financial statement as financial planning tools and acquiring finance.
  3. Manage small business operations for contractors
    The last competency unit includes skills and knowledge to manage non-financial parts of small business operations such as managing staffs, marketing, purchasing and controlling stock and maintaining ethical relationships with family and small business stakeholders. This unit also establishes guidelines for managing unethical or corrupt approaches in business. 

 

Participants must complete all three units successfully to receive the National Certificate. This certificate is not a full qualification, however, each unit is at level 4, and participants will receive an academic record showing completed units. This academic record may be used in future if undertaking qualifications that contain these units.