Course Title: Formwork Design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Formwork Design

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 enable learners to satisfactorily and safely design, document and inspect formwork for relatively simple concrete structures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC097 Formwork Design

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide the learner to develop knowledge & skills and able to:
• Outline formwork systems commonly used and described how their components function.
• Design simple formwork systems and provide supporting documentation for their construction.
• Determine whether in-place formwork is satisfactory

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is done through a combination of:
• Assignment
• Learning outcome test
• Written examination