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Built Environment Technology 1 (10187.2)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment


Unit Outlines

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  • UC College Trimester 3, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (192485) - View
  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (191789) - View
  • UC College Trimester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (191963) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176287) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (169369) - View

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This unit develops the students' understanding of material properties and characteristics. It introduces the students to simple structures, their design, construction, structural and environmental characteristics. Students will gain an awareness of Australian standards and codes.

Students who have not yet completed their Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card) will be asked to complete it as part of this unit.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Define structural properties and characteristics of materials;

2. Describe and discuss structural concepts for simple building systems; and

3. Identify a range of design details fir simple structures and demonstrate an awareness of sources relating to Australian standards and building codes.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week.





Assumed Knowledge


Equivalent Units

8335 Technology Laboratory.

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