Course Title: Construction Practices 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5111

Course Title: Construction Practices 2

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

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


320T Design (TAFE)


Term1 2009

Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the skills, and knowledge required to construct timber projects using hand tools and a variety of techniques and materials.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites: BUIL 5096
Co-requisites: GRAP 5160C, BUIL 5374 and GRAP 5148C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBK209 Construction Practices 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Use a range of construction techniques to develop a handcrafted timber product
2. Use a range of laminating, veneering and gluing techniques to develop a handcrafted timber product
3. Use a range of woodcraft finishing techniques to develop a handcrafted timber product

Overview of Assessment

Students will undertake a small set construction project demonstrating competency in traditional construction, veneering and hand finishing techniques