Course Title: Building Technology 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Building Technology 2

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

This module develops the learners’ ability to resolve construction problems in for commercial buildings up to an effective height of 25m and industrial buildings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

BUIL 5207 Building Technology 1 (ABC088) - prerequisite
BUIL 5222 Materials 2 (ABC006) – co-requisite
BUIL 5223 Construction 3 (ABC003) – co-requisite
ARCH 5096 Builders’ Working Drawings 3 (ABC063) – co-requisite

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC089 Building Technology 2

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide the learner to develop the knowledge & skills and be able to:
• Resolve construction problems related to construction techniques/methods, use and application of materials.
• Resolve construction problems using alternative construction methods.
• Solve on-site problems which can commonly occur with building materials used in commercial and industrial buildings.

Overview of Assessment

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