Course Title: Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4274 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL6210C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

BUIL6210C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and low rise commercial buildings. (’Low rise’ licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres, not including Type A or Type B construction).
Application of legal requirements includes the capacity to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements. A thorough knowledge of the application of current legal and regulatory requirements is essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4009B Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects

Elements:

1. Apply the laws relating to builder licensing or registration.   1.1. Licensing or registration legislation  relevant to the region is researched and identified.   1.2. Classifications for builders, supervisors and managers are applied.

 

2. Apply OHS legislation and provisions on site.   2.1. Main provisions of OHS legislation  and regulations are researched and identified and local legislative requirements are met.   2.2. Regulations and codes applicable to on-site construction are identified, applied and monitored.   2.3. Site safety signage requirements are identified and applied.

 

3. Apply the codes, Acts, regulations and standards relevant to construction.   3.1. Current codes , Acts , regulations and standards  applicable to a particular building and construction project are researched.   3.2. Construction process is carried out in accordance with codes, Acts, regulations and standards concerning construction, insurance, sustainability, environmental matters and appropriate by-laws.

4. Comply with insurance and regulatory requirements for housing construction.   4.1. Insurance cover  is arranged in accordance with legal requirements.   4.2. Contract law is applied in accordance with common law principles, relevant state or territory laws and regulations, and fair trading legislation.

5. Apply legislation to financial transactions.   5.1. Payroll systems are set up and administered in compliance with current legislative requirements.   5.2. GST systems are set up and administered in compliance with current legislation.

 

6. Meet building contract obligations.   6.1. Correct form of contract is selected for the project.   6.2. Contracted work is carried out in accordance with the contractual obligations applicable to both parties.   6.3. Conditions of the contract, including approvals and financial matters are met.

7. Apply industrial relations policies and obligations relevant to housing construction.   7.1. Relevant industrial relations policies and obligations  are researched, identified and applied.   7.2. Subcontract companies that comply with company policy and obligations under subcontract agreements are identified and contracted.   7.3. Relevant awards are applied to contracts.   7.4. Workplace agreements are used in accordance with company policy.   7.5. Proactive measures are taken to ensure discrimination and harassment are not practised in the workplace.   7.6. Provisions of training agreements are identified and applied.   7.7. Reference material on access to industrial relations or legal information is made available to employees.

 

8. Apply dispute resolution processes.   8.1. Organisational dispute resolution processes are applied.   8.2. Customer complaints are dealt with according to company policy.   8.3. Disputes are documented and outcomes recorded and maintained.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.Students will be asked to personally demonstrate to the teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals. 

This unit of competency could be assessed by the supervision of administration processes relating to a residential or commercial construction project, including the administration of payments, supervision of on-site communications, compliance with quality control and record keeping processes.

Assessment Tasks

Students must have achieved satisfactory results in each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent. 

Assessment

Assessment 1

Project Based Assessment Cash Flow Forecast for Simulated Project

Assessment 2

Project Based Assessment OHS Plan for Simulated Project

Assessment 3

Project Based Assessment Legal requirements review

Assessment 4

Portfolio of Activities

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

1.1

 

 

X

 

1.2

 

 

X

 

2.1

 

 

X

 

2.2

 

 

 

X

2.3

 

X

 

 

3.1

 

X

 

 

3.2

 

X

 

 

4.1

 

 

X

 

4.2

 

 

X

 

5.1

X

 

 

 

5.2

X

 

 

 

6.1

 

 

 

X

6.2

X

 

 

 

6.3

X

 

 

 

7.1

X

 

 

 

7.2

 

 

X

 

7.3

 

 

X

 

7.4

 

 

X

 

7.5

 

 

X

 

7.6

 

 

X

 

7.7

 

 

X

 

8.1

 

 

X

 

8.2

 

 

X

 

8.3

 

 

X