Course Title: Building Technology 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4014

Course Title: Building Technology 1

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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


130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv


Course Contact: Warwick Brewster

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To develop the learners’ ability to resolve construction problems in single storey and low rise residential buildings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

BUIL 5206 Materials 1 (ABC005)
BUIL 5204 Construction 1 (ABC001)
BUIL 5205 Construction 2 (ABC002)
ARCH 5094 Builders’ Working Drawings 1 (ABC061)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC088 Building Technology 1

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide the learner to develop the knowledge & skills and able to:
• Resolve construction problems in relation to construction techniques/methods and the use/application of materials.
• Resolve construction problems using alternative construction methods.
• Solve on-site problems which can commonly occur with building materials used in residential scale buildings

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is done through a combination of:
• Assignments
• Written examination