Construction Site Operations

CSM80007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21


PG: Nil
UG: 250 CP

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to introduce engineering students to the basic knowledge, skills, & attitude required by contract administrators of construction projects, particularly the activities of documentation & communication.

Unit Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Interpret and assess the quality of contract documentation prior to construction commencement.
2. Appreciate and administer site operations, contracts and occupational health and safety (OH&S) in construction projects
3. Define and use relevant contract terminology and communicate with the various personnel involved in construction projects
4. Interpret and apply relevant communication and documentation for contract administration and OH&S in typical construction site operations
5. Able to conduct site meetings and prepare required documentation for construction site operations