Course Title: Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5249

Course Title: Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 54.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH5175C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to research and document the materials, construction techniques and methods associated with the construction of residential buildings.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4007A Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

Elements:

1.  Demonstrate knowledge of structural components and materials used

2.  Interpret plans and specifications

3.  specify the materials and methods involved in the refurbishment of wet areas

4.  Develop and maintain relevant and current reference material


Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in interior decoration businesses of all sizes. The ability to demonstrate knowledge of the materials and methods associated with the construction of residential buildings must be shown.


Overview of Assessment

• Access and interpret information about building materials and processes
• Identify key elements and participants in the building process
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area