A. Title of Course
Advanced Diploma in Construction Management (Chinese)
The Advanced Diploma in Construction Management will prepares learners to successfully managed construction project form start to finish. The course curriculum covers building control procedures and legislation, construction methods and design solutions, implementation and evaluation, construction management,construction financial management and critical evaluation management.
The course aims to enable learners to develop their understanding of the principles of building control systems and their knowledge of the statutory regulations and procedures for enforcing building control regulations.
Learners will be introduced to the requirements of the Building Regulations and the legislation used to control building construction work. Learners will acquired knowledge and understanding of the construction process and is an essential preparation for work experience.
The Advanced Diploma in Construction Management is relevant for learners seeking to join the construction industry and also for construction workers seeking to enhance their careers.
D. Course Structure
a. Course Outline
The course consists of 6 modules:
- Building Control Procedures and Legislation
- Construction /methods and Design Solutions
- Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
- Construction Management
- Construction Financial Management
- Critical Evaluation Management
Building Control Procedures and Legislation
The module aims to enable learner to develop their understanding of the principles of building control systems and their knowledge of the statutory regulations and procedures for enforcing building control regulation.
Construction Methods and Design Solutions
The module aims to provide learners with an opportunity to develop understanding and skills to research current construction issues, modern methods of construction, and analyze information to present the chosen design solution.
Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
This module aims to develop learners’ skills of independent enquiry by undertaking a sustained investigation of direct relevance to their vocational, academic and professional development.
This module aims to develop the understanding and skills required for construction project management. The learner will gain a systematic understanding of key production processes and the resource demands of a complex construction project. This module also introduces simulation and modelling techniques that support decision making for complex construction projects.
Construction Financial Management
This module aims to give learners an understanding of the methods used to determine the price of a proposed construction project. Learners will calculate realistic cost estimates and evaluate relevant commercial factors in order to produce a tender submission. Learners will understand and apply the processes needed for the successful financial management of a construction project through managing and controlling income and expenditure.
Critical Evaluation Management
This module aims to enable learners to understand the significance of critical evaluation management for the identification and management of a variety of risks during contracting, procurement and construction phases. Learners will develop skills to manage risks and disputes in a project environment using recognized tools and techniques and evaluate the completed project.
b. Scope of Study
Principles, Concept and methods, Financial management, case studies related to construction management
c. Delivery Mode
Classroom lectures, group case studies, presentations
d. Commencement Dates / Intakes
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e. Course Duration
The course duration is 12 months of institutional training – Part-time
Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 24 months from date of course commencement
f. Class Period
3 contact hrs per session, 2 sessions per week
6 contact hrs per week
Total contact hours: 270
g. Course Fees
Application fee ： $324
This course is currently under review.
h. Payment Mode
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j. Assessment Methods
100% Coursework Assignment
- Assessment Grading Criteria
- Expected Examination Results Release Date
Assessment results shall be released within 3 months upon completion of the last assessment.
- Qualification Award
Advanced Diploma in Construction Management(Chinese)
- Graduation Requirements
Achieve at least a ‘Pass’ for all coursework assignments
- Teacher Qualifications
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified on all teachers in Exerceo Business International College. All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to Our Teachers list in the website for more details.
Average Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:30
Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity
- Progression Pathway
Successfully completed students may wish to further their studies through enrolling into an external university subject to meeting the minimum entry requirements set by the university.
E. Entry Requirements
Age: At least 18 years old
Academic: At least a Diploma or equivalent
Language Proficiency: At least C6 at GCE ‘O’ level in Chinese or equivalent