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Construction Project Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings, and the physical and human resources involved in building and construction.
Construction Project Manager belongs to the occupation unit group of 1331 CONSTRUCTION MANAGERS and is a Skill Level 1 occupation in Australia. In other words, a construction project manager must have a level of skill equivalent with an Australian bachelor degree or higher qualification. (At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.)
The Skills Assessment authority for Construction Project Manager is Vocational Education and Training Assess (VETASSESS).
To have a positive skills assessment, you must meet the following criteria:
Failure to meet both of these requirements will result in a failed skills assessment.
Majors in other fields such as Architecture could be considered on a case-by-case basis if the course includes the core competencies and employment is in the relevant context.
Project Management degrees without concentration in Built Environment / Construction would not generally be positively assessed for this occupation.
Categories of acceptable employment contexts include (but are not limited to):
• You may obtain further information on how to apply for your ‘Skills Assessment’ via simply clicking on the blue links located on ‘page 8 and 9’ of the APPLICATION GUIDE’ (located in Step 4).