Course Title: Building Quality Concepts 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Building Quality Concepts 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

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Course Description

To provide the learner with the theoretical knowledge necessary to implement a Quality Assurance System in a small or medium sized firm in the building and construction industry

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC059 Building Quality Concepts 1

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide the learner to develop the knowledge & skills and be able to:
• Describe Quality Management as it relates to the building and construction industry.
• Outline the content of the Australian Standards related to Quality Assurance.
• Implement and use a quality assurance system for a construction company.
• Describe the requirements of a Quality Audit and the essentials of a quality certification.
• Describe the relationship of quality assurance to other management activities including OH&S, Project Management, Time Management and Strategic Planning.
• Describe the concept of Total Quality Management and its relationship to Quality Assurance.

Overview of Assessment

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