Course Title: Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4274 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL5994C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2013

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply sound principles of thermal efficiency as part of the implementation of sustainable building and construction processes. The range of legislative and council planning requirements are addressed in this unit, in addition to the need to respond to growing consumer demand for sustainable buildings and environmentally friendly developments.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4020A Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures

Elements:

1. Apply legislative and planning requirements for thermal efficiency to the building process.

2. Review design solutions for effectiveness and compliance.

3. Manage the building process to ensure an effective outcome.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.