Course Title: Building Computing Applications 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Building Computing Applications 1

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv


Course Contact: Warwick Brewster

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide and develop the learner with skills in a range of computing software applications relevant to Building Industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC064 Building Computing Applications 1

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide the learner to develop computer skills with the following softwares:
• Word Processing-to create document, edit and print text
• Spread sheets – to set up a spread sheet, enter given data and print results
• Estimating and Costing – enter quantities and rates for a given job and monitor outcomes
• Scheduling – enter operations for a given job and optimise construction schedule
• Computer Aided Drafting – using CAD to produce, edit and plot a simple 2D drawing.
• BC Aider (or similar reference program e.g. Top down) –to retrieve stored information and make hard copy

Overview of Assessment

Assignments related to the application of various computer softwares.