BLDG 1017 Non-Residential Building (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

Coordinator Robert Paluzzano Opens in new window

Description This unit provides students with an introduction to the design, classification, applicable Australian Standards, structural systems, construction techniques, materials handling systems, building services, fit-out and finishes for larger scale buildings. The unit focusses on non-residential building projects such as shopping centres, factories, warehouses, office buildings and associated facilities.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects BLDG 1004 - Building 2 BLDG 1006 - Building 2 (WSTC) BLDG 1005 - Building 2 BLDG 1014 - Non-Residential Building

Restrictions Students must be enrolled at The College. Students in Extended Diploma programs must pass 40 CPs of preparatory subjects in order to enrol in this subject. Students in Integrated Diploma programs must pass or be enrolled in the preparatory subjects in order to enrol in this subject.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. interpret pertinent building regulations;
  2. analyse and describe construction techniques;
  3. analyse and describe materials handling requirements;
  4. assess preliminary cost and scheduling requirements for a project;
  5. use scale models to describe project solutions.

Subject Content

Players in the construction process
Construction as a system
Regulations
Site investigation
Preliminaries
Demolition
Civil works
Substructure
Reinforced concrete construction
Steel construction
Materials handling
Cladding systems
Portal framing and tilt-slab
Examination of the design
Fit-out and finishes for larger scale buildings
Services coordination
Players in the construction process
Construction as a system
Regulations
Site investigation
Preliminaries
Demolition
Civil works
Substructure
Reinforced concrete construction
Steel construction
Materials handling
Cladding systems
Portal framing and tilt-slab
Examination of the design
Fit-out and finishes for larger scale buildings
Services coordination

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Report 1000 words 10 N Individual
Professional Task 3000 words 30 N Group
Presentation 5 minutes, project presentation 10 N Individual
Final Exam 2 hours 50 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Penrith (Kingswood)

Day

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Penrith (Kingswood)

Day

Subject Contact Robert Paluzzano Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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