Course Title: Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5256 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 140

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 Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify drawings, specifications and requirements for services in a range of medium rise and wide span commercial projects. It requires an ability to identify and evaluate differing methods and services in accordance with building regulations and standards.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5009A Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects


1. Evaluate commonly used methods of water storage supply and layouts.

2. Evaluate methods of sewerage and drainage disposal and their layouts.

3. Assess commonly used methods for mechanical ventilation and air distribution and their layout.

4. Evaluate the range of hot water systems.

5. Evaluate effective natural lighting for a range of situations.

6. Ensure fire protection standards are met.

7. Outline the requirements for general electrical and electronic service installation.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities. You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your 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.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.


Assessment 1


Assessment 2

Written Assessment

Assessment 3

Written Assessment

Assessment 4

Written Assessment.

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix  


Elements/Performance Criteria

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To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.