Course Title: Building Practical Experience 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Building Practical Experience 1

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 0.0

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 learners with the exposure to various relevant facets of building industry over the duration of the program.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC073 Building Practical Experience 1

Learning Outcomes

This course provides the learners the opportunity to gain relevant Building Industry’s practical experience in some of the following areas:

• Construction and Structures – including: erecting residential scale buildings and monitoring work standard.
• Estimating and Costing – including: scheduling, preparing and monitoring cost.
• Management - including: complying with regulatory requirements for company management practice and procedure
• Supervision - including: the scope of the builders’ responsibility and liability.
• Plan Reading and Drafting – including: reading plans and specifications.
• Services- including: dealing with statutory authorities in relation to proposed building works

Overview of Assessment

Produce ‘log book/diary “ to document learner’s day by day practical experience and signed by the mentor