Course Title: Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5256 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 160

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)

BUIL5986C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential structures using conventional methods. The unit addresses those structures classified by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Class 1 and Class 10. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards is essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4010A Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

Elements:

1. Apply structural principles when planning the erection or demolition of a structure.

2. Analyse and plan for the structural integrity of Class1 and Class 10 buildings.

3. Plan, coordinate and manage the laying of footings.

4. Plan, coordinate and manage the laying of floor system.

5. Plan, coordinate and manage the building of structural and non-structural wall systems.

6. Plan, coordinate and manage the building of roof system.

7. Plan, coordinate and manage the external wall cladding of structure.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.


Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed by the effective application of structural principles and concepts in accordance with the range of variables and application to only one sector of the building and construction industry.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities. You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your 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.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1

Forces, loads, Industry professionals

S / NYS

Assessment 2

Residential slabs and footings

20

Assessment 3

Residential framing / bracing

20

Assessment 4

Residential Roof & Wall Cladding, Flashings. Window installation

20

Assessment 5

Written assessment

40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment Task

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

Task 5

1.1

X

X

X

 

X

1.2

X

X

X

 

X

1.3

X

X

 

 

X

1.4

 

 

 

 

X

2.1

X

 

 

 

X

2.2

X

 

 

 

X

2.3

X

 

 

 

X

2.4

X

 

 

 

X

2.5

X

 

 

 

X

3.1

 

X

 

 

X

3.2

 

X

 

 

X

3.3

 

X

 

 

X

3.4

 

X

 

 

X

4.1

 

X

 

 

X

4.2

 

X

X

 

X

5.1

 

 

X

 

X

5.2

 

 

X

 

X

5.3

 

 

X

 

X

5.4

 

 

X

 

X

5.5

 

 

X

 

X

6.1

 

 

X

X

X

6.2

 

 

X

X

X

6.3

 

 

X

X

X

6.4

 

 

X

X

X

7.1

 

 

 

X

X

7.2

 

 

 

X

X

7.3

 

 

 

X

X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.