Course Title: Building Practical Experience 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Building Practical Experience 2

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 exposure to as many relevant facets of the industry as possible in a given number of days, preferably, spread over the duration of their course.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

BUIL 5792 Building Practical Experience 1 (ABC073) - pre-requisite

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC074 Building Practical Experience 2

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 medium size residential scale buildings, industrial or commercial buildings and monitoring workmanship standards.
• Estimating and Costing – including: scheduling, preparing quantities and monitoring cost.
• Management - including: complying with regulatory requirements for company management practice and procedure, preparing report, record keeping and administering contract.
• Supervision - including: Conducting inspection, complying with OH&S requirements, the scope of the builders’ responsibility and liability
• Plan Reading and Drafting – including: reading plans and specifications, detail sketching.
• 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