Course Title: Integrate services layout into design documentation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6161 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Integrate services layout into design documentation

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH5229

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

ARCH5229

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 integrate the layout of services and connections into building design documentation for residential (Building Code of Australia (BCA) Classes 1 and 10) and commercial (BCA Classes 2 to 9) buildings. It includes the knowledge and application of current sustainable and energy efficient practices
and appliances and involves consultation with other professionals to obtain agreement on service layout details and specifications.

It requires compliance with relevant legislation, Australian Standards and the BCA. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication. However this unit forms part of a minimum qualification requirement for registration with the Building Practitioners Board as a building designer (architectural).
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22461 Integrate services layout into design documentation

Elements:

Document electrical and electronic services layout

Document layouts of water supply and hot water systems

Document methods and layout for ventilation, air-conditioning and fire protection systems

Document natural and artificial lighting options

Document sewerage and drainage disposal methods and layouts

Finalise services layout


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.