Course Title: Construction 2
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Construction 2
Nominal Hours: 55.0Regardless 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.
130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv
Course Contact: Warwick Brewster
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide learners with a knowledge of construction principles, practices and services commonly used in low rise residential scale buildings up to three storeys.
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
BUIL 5204 Construction 1 (ABC001)
National Competency Codes and Titles
National Element Code & Title:
ABC002 Construction 2
This course will provide the learner to develop knowledge & skills and able to:
- Investigate, interpret and describe the effects which State, Local government and Service Supply Authorities regulations have on the design and construction of low rise residential scale building construction.
- Describe in detail some of the principles and practice of site evaluation.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of principles and practices of low rise residential site establishment as well as site preparation and excavation.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the types, principles, construction standards and practices of these structural systems commonly used in low rise residential scale buildings:
- Footing systems
- Floor systems
- Wall systems
- Roof systems
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the types, principles, relevant BCA regulations, construction standards and practices relevant to the design and construction of domestic stairs, balustrading and handrails.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the types, principles, construction standards and practices used in the installation of:
- Claddings to walls and roofs.
- Linings and finishes to floors, walls and ceilings.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the types, principles, construction standards, installation/application of:
- flashings and damp-proof coursing
- membranes in roofs, walls and beneath floors.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the types, materials, finishes, installation and standards related to the following:
- Windows including furniture and hardware
- Doors including furniture, hardware and frames
- Joinery including mouldings and cupboards
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the types, principles, construction standards and practices of site works associated with low rise residential scale buildings.
- stormwater drainage
- retaining walls
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the disposal of rainwater in a residential situation.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the role of Service Supply Authorities, their regulations and the practices associated with the installation and coordination of the following building services:
- Water supply
- Sewer drainage
- Septic tank and common effluent drainage
- Electrical supply
- Communication systems
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the types, principles, standards and practices for the installation of the following services in low rise residential scale buildings:
- Mechanical ventilation
- Fire Services
- Heating and Cooling
- Apply the principles involved in Energy Efficient residential design and construction to residential scale buildings up to three storeys.
- Prepare construction details for low rise residential scale buildings.
Overview of Assessment
The assessment is done through a combination of:
• Learning outcome test(s)
• Written examination