Course Title: Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2020

Class Number: 4201

Class Section: M16

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Course Code: BUIL6210C

Course Title: Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

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

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Dr. Aleksandar Bradilovich
Course Coordinator
Email: aleksandar.bradilovich@rmit.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9925 4887
Location: 57.5.25

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

NIL

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and low rise commercial buildings. (’Low rise’ licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).
Application of legal requirements includes the capacity to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements. A thorough knowledge of the application of current legal and regulatory requirements is essential.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Element:

1. Apply the laws relating to builder licensing or registration.  

 

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Licensing or registration legislation  relevant to the region is researched and identified.  

1.2. Classifications for builders, supervisors and managers are applied.

Element:

2. Apply OHS legislation and provisions on site.  

 

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Main provisions of OHS legislation and regulations are researched and identified and local legislative requirements are met.
2.2. Regulations and codes applicable to on-site construction are identified, applied and monitored.
2.3. Site safety signage requirements are identified and applied.

Element:

3. Apply the codes, Acts, regulations and standards relevant to construction.    

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Current codes , Acts , regulations and standards applicable to a particular building and construction project are researched.
3.2. Construction process is carried out in accordance with codes, Acts, regulations and standards concerning construction, insurance, sustainability, environmental matters and appropriate by-laws.

Element:

4. Comply with insurance and regulatory requirements for housing construction.    

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Insurance cover is arranged in accordance with legal requirements.


4.2. Contract law is applied in accordance with common law principles, relevant state or territory laws and regulations, and fair trading legislation.

Element:

5. Apply legislation to financial transactions.  

 

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Payroll systems are set up and administered in compliance with current legislative requirements.


5.2. GST systems are set up and administered in compliance with current legislation.

Element:

6. Meet building contract obligations.    

Performance Criteria:

6.1. Correct form of contract is selected for the project.
6.2. Contracted work is carried out in accordance with the contractual obligations applicable to both parties.
6.3. Conditions of the contract, including approvals and financial matters are met.

Element:

7. Apply industrial relations policies and obligations relevant to housing construction.  

 

Performance Criteria:

7.1. Relevant industrial relations policies and obligations are researched, identified and applied.
7.2. Subcontract companies that comply with company policy and obligations under subcontract agreements are identified and contracted.
7.3. Relevant awards are applied to contracts.
7.4. Workplace agreements are used in accordance with company policy.
7.5. Proactive measures are taken to ensure discrimination and harassment are not practised in the workplace.
7.6. Provisions of training agreements are identified and applied.
7.7. Reference material on access to industrial relations or legal information is made available to employees.

Element:

8. Apply dispute resolution processes.    

Performance Criteria:

8.1. Organisational dispute resolution processes are applied.
8.2. Customer complaints are dealt with according to company policy.
8.3. Disputes are documented and outcomes recorded and maintained.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to elements.


Details of Learning Activities

The learning activities included in this course are:
• lectures where syllabus material will be presented and explained, and the subject will be illustrated with demonstrations and examples;
• hands on experience in small business finances and to reinforce the lecture material;
• private study, working through the course as presented in classes and learning materials, and so broadening and deepening their understanding of networking principles.


Teaching Schedule


Sessions              

Topics and Assessments                                                                                    

Session 1

 

Apply the laws relating to builder licensing or registration
Session 2

 

Apply OHS legislation and provisions on site

 

Session 3

 

Apply the codes, Acts, regulations and standards relevant to construction

Session 4

 

Comply with insurance and regulatory requirements for housing construction
Session 5

Apply legislation to financial transactions

Session 6

Meet building contract obligations

Session 7

Apply industrial relations policies and obligations relevant to housing construction

Session 8

Apply dispute resolution processes

Session 10

 

Assessments Due & Student Feedback

Assessment 1: Workplace Activities

Assessment 2: Knowledge Assessment

Assessment 3:Project


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.Students will be asked to personally demonstrate to the teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals. 

This unit of competency could be assessed by the supervision of administration processes relating to a residential or commercial construction project, including the administration of payments, supervision of on-site communications, compliance with quality control and record keeping processes.

Assessment Tasks

Students must have achieved satisfactory results in each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent. 

Assessment

Assessment 1

Workplace Activities

Assessment 2

Workplace Test

Assessment 3

Project Assessment

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

1.1

XXX

1.2

X X

2.1

 

X

X

2.2

 

X

X

2.3

 

XX

3.1

 

XX

3.2

X

XX

4.1

X

XX

4.2

 

XX

5.1

 XX

5.2

 XX

6.1

 XX

6.2

  X

6.3

 XX

7.1

XXX

7.2

 XX

7.3

 XX

7.4

 XX

7.5

 XX

7.6

 XX

7.7

  X

8.1

  X

8.2

 XX

8.3

 XX


Assessment Tasks

Assessment

Assessment 1

Workplace Activities

Assessment 2

Workplace Test

Assessment 3

Project Assessment


Assessment Matrix

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

1.1

XXX

1.2

X X

2.1

 

X

X

2.2

 

X

X

2.3

 

XX

3.1

 

XX

3.2

X

XX

4.1

X

XX

4.2

 

XX

5.1

 XX

5.2

 XX

6.1

 XX

6.2

  X

6.3

 XX

7.1

XXX

7.2

 XX

7.3

 XX

7.4

 XX

7.5

 XX

7.6

 XX

7.7

  X

8.1

  X

8.2

 XX

8.3

 XX

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
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Relevant
Current
Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
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Late submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special consideration:

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