Course Title: Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5256 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 300

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL5993C

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

BUIL5993C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

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 building of medium rise buildings. The design and construction of medium rise buildings require the input of a range of skilled professionals, including architects and engineers. The building and construction professional plays a significant role within this project team and requires the ability to communicate effectively with building design professionals, and develop sound and safe practices in relation to structural procedures on site.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

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



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5018A Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

Elements:

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

2. Coordinate and manage site and job set-up assessment.

3. Coordinate and manage construction of footing systems.

4. Coordinate and manage structural elements of the construction process.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.
 


Overview of Assessment

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 competency.

Assessment

Weight %

Task 1

Demolition, Excavation and Basement retention system

10

Task 2

Formwork False work – Prac.

10

Task 3

Concrete construction - reinforcement, post tensioning activity

10

Task 4

Learning outcome Test 1 - First semester’s work

20

Task 5

Pre-cast/ tilt panel activity

10

Task 6

Portal frame construction activity

10

Task 7

Photographic Assignment - Interpretation and journal of major topics

10

Task 8

Learning outcome Test 2 - First and second semester’s work.

20

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

Assessment 5

Assessment 6

Assessment 7

Assessment 8

1.1

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X

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X

X

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X

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X

1.3

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X

 

 

 

 

2.1

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

X

2.2

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

2.3

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

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3.1

X

X

 

 

X

X

 

X

3.2

X

X

 

X

X

X

 

X

3.3

X

X

 

X

X

X

 

X

3.4

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

4.1

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

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4.2

X

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

4.3

X

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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.