Course Title: Undertake site survey and analysis to inform design process

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6161 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Undertake site survey and analysis to inform design process

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Important Information:

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL6413

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Urban Design

Face-to-Face

Term2 2019

BUIL6413

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

BUIL6413

City Campus

TAFE

530T Built Environment and Sustainability

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Catherine Ciavarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: catherine.ciavarella@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake a site survey and a site analysis for residential and commercial building projects. It includes the use of basic measuring and levelling equipment, recording and interpretation of data, and evaluation of, and compliance with relevant legislation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22454 Undertake site survey and analysis to inform design process

Elements:

Interpret and apply data from a site survey to determine horizontal and vertical angles

Measure and record linear distances on-site using basic surveying equipment

Plot contours and cut and fill

Prepare to carry out a measured survey

Produce measured drawings and documentation for existing conditions

Undertake a site analysis and record site and building information


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.