Course Title: Undertake complex architectural projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6161 Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

Course Title: Undertake complex architectural projects

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 280

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH5236

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

ARCH5236

City Campus

TAFE

530T Built Environment and Sustainability

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Course Contact: Catherine Ciavarella

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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



Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to undertake complex architectural projects for residential (National Construction Code) Classes 1 and 10) and/or commercial (NCC Classes 2 to 9) buildings.

It includes consultation with a client to prepare a project brief and the development and presentation of a design concept that meets the requirements of the brief, relevant legislative requirements, including codes and standards.

It requires the preparation of all necessary documentation and the development of a critical path management chart.

It requires thorough knowledge of the NCC, relevant Australian Standards and local authority regulatory requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22469 Manage architectural project administration

Elements:

Determine requirements for the project

Develop design concept

Finalise design

Prepare a critical path management diagram

Prepare and coordinate documentation development


Learning Outcomes

This unit of competency supports the attainment of the skills and knowledge required for building designers to complete complex architectural projects, which comply with the BCA and other relevant legislation. Work is expected to be undertaken in consultation with other stakeholders and under limited supervision. It requires the problem solving skills to complete the design and documentation of a complex architectural project.


Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency could be assessed in the workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment, provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques replicate building design workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures.