Diploma of Construction Management

This construction management course will develop the capacity of professional builders, designers, and engineers by learning four interrelated areas: planning safe building environment, planning and practicing accepted building standards, being economical in managing construction projects and learning about environmental planning and how building projects impact on the environment. The purpose is to develop knowledge, understanding and skills, to allow professionals in the built environment to deliver high quality construction management in the Solomon Islands and abroad.

Admission Requirements


Successful completion of Certificate four in Trade: Carpentry, Plumbing and Electrical with B and above pass. Building and Civil Contractors with 3 and more years in practice.

Course Structure


Course Code: DPCM
Course Name: Diploma of Construction Management
Duration: 1 year
Core Units: 12 Units
Total Credit Points: 240
Campus: Kukum

Unit CodeUnit TitlePrerequisiteTrimester OfferedCredit Points
CM511Health, Safety and Environmental Protection on Construction Sites120
CM512Communication Skills and Dealing with and Managing Conflict120
CM513Quality Assuarance: Building Code Compliance and Inspections120
CM520Contract Administration and Financial Management120
CM515Project Managemen, Use of Specialised Software in the Construction Industry220
CM514Management and Care of Materials220
CM516International Procurement and Logistics220
CM517Site Supervision, Work and Labour Relationship220
CM518Quantity Surveying and Drawing Specifications320
CM519Tender Writing: Understanding and Responding to Design Concepts320
CM521Risk Management in Construction Industries320
CM522Building Economics320