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Construction Project Manager Courses

A Construction Project Manager supervises all work on a building site to make sure a construction project is operating effectively. You’ll ensure the work site is adhering to all relevant codes and legislation and all your workers are being safe. Construction Project Managers keep an eye on budgets and timeframes and make sure construction work is of a high standard and completed according to plans. You’ll organise everything that’s needed on the construction site from tradespeople and subcontractors to materials and equipment.

A Construction Project Manager liaises with clients and building industry professionals so you’ll need to be a strong communicator. You’ll be managing several activities at once so organisational skills are crucial. You’ll be supervising a large team so you’ll need to be a good leader and an excellent problem solver.

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Popular Construction Project Manager Courses

There are 9 courses available for people who want to become a Construction Project Manager. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

CPC50320
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Construction Project Manager earn?

In Australia, a full time Construction Project Manager generally earns $1,550 per week ($80,600 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Construction Project Manager?

There has been a strong increase in the number of people working as a Construction Project Manager in Australia. There are currently 42,100 Construction Project Managers compared to 25,100 five years ago. Construction Project Managers can find work in all areas of Australia, particularly in regions of high population growth.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Construction Project Manager?

There are several course pathways available if you’re hoping to start a career as a Construction Project Manager. You could enrol in a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You might also consider a Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management).

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within civil construction and construction management. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.