Course Title: Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5256 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 200

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)

BUIL5989C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

BUIL5989C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Classes 1 and 10 construction, Classes 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, and Classes 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). To successfully construct medium rise buildings requires thorough knowledge of the purpose and content of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), coupled with the ability to interpret other codes and standards related to a specific building.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5001B Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

Elements:

1. Access and interpret relevant code and standard requirements.

2. Classify buildings.

3. Analyse and apply a range of solutions to a construction problem to ensure compliance with the BCA.

4. Apply fire protection requirements.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities. This unit of competency could be assessed by the application of design principles and solutions specified in BCA performance requirements or DTS provisions applicable to a particular building project.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 competence.

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1a

Portfolio of exercises – Semester 1

10

Assessment1b

Portfolio of exercises – Semester 2

10

Assessment 2

Assignment 1

10

Assessment 3

Test No. 1 - Closed book

10

Assessment 4

Test No. 2 - Open Book

25

Assessment 5

Assignment 2

25

Assessment 6

In-class individual assignment

10

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1 (1a & 1b)

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

Assessment 5

Assessment 6

1.1

 

 

 

X

X

X

1.2

 

 

X

X

X

 

1.3

X

 

 

 

X

 

2.1

X

X

 

 

 

 

2.2

X

X

 

 

 

 

3.1

 

 

 

X

X

 

3.2

X

 

 

 

X

 

3.3

X

 

 

 

X

 

3.4

 

 

X

 

X

X

3.5

X

 

 

 

 

X

4.1

X

 

 

X

 

 

4.2

 

 

X

X

 

 

4.3

X

 

 

X

 

 

4.4

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.