Building and Construction Studies 2 (7823.7)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Design And The Built Environment||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Interpret building plans for mid-rise and commercial buildings;
2. Demonstrate an understanding of traditional and alternate construction methods and principles for mid-rise and commercial buildings in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of site set-up, site layout, and site management, including demolition, hazardous materials and recycling; and
4. Apply building hand-over commissioning processes and techniques.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF BUILDING (AIB) AND AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYRORS (AIQS) REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATES
Both the AIB and AIQS have requirements and expectations for graduates from an accredited course. These have been shown below to assist the student as to the importance placed on generic skills by the accrediting bodies. These can also be found on their respective websites www.aib.org.au and www.aiqs.com.au. Further information regarding the building and quantity surveying professions is also available on these sites and represent a valuable source of information.
The academic content for this unit forms part of the attainment of AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF BUILDING (AIB) skills and attributes of a Building Graduate, as referred to in the AIB Standards of Accreditation, Academic Standards Booklet.
Ability to integrate and appropriately apply building discipline knowledge from the following knowledge domains: Technical, Legal, Management, Construction Economics.
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning & PD; Understanding of, and ability to articulate & promote the codes of practice of the AIB; Understanding of the roles and responsibilities of professional construction manager in the development of building; strive for excellence and promote innovation.
Able to communicate professionally in all work related situations; Respect and maintain security and privacy of information; Understanding of the use of information and communication technology in the construction industry (e.g. CAD, BIM); Able to apply negotiation skills in a range of professional practice contexts.
Able to identify and evaluate information to make reasoned and informed decisions; Recognize and assess interactions between stakeholders; Able to critically evaluate different views and complex information and propose justifiable solutions; Able to challenge established positions using evidence and reasoning.
Demonstrate creativity and innovation through personal leadership; Contribute to a culture that promotes innovation.
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS (AIQS) REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATES
The academic content for this unit forms part of the attainment of the AIQS skills and attributes for a Quantity Surveyor graduate as referred to in the AIQS Competency Standards for Quantity Surveyors and Cost Engineers.
- Communication Skills
- Personal and Interpersonal Skills
- Business and Management Skills
- Professional Practice
- Computer and Information Technology
- Construction Technology
- Construction Law and Regulation
Prerequisites8518 Building and Construction Studies 1.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Dr Hamed Golzad|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||On-Campus||Dr Amy Wei|
List of required texts:
Australian Building Codes Board, NCC vol. 1 2022 Building Code of Australia, ABCB Publication - Download link: https://ncc.abcb.gov.au/
Additional readings and resources relevant to specific lecture topics will be available on the Canvas unit site.
Emmitt S and Gorse C (2012). Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings, Blackwell Scientific Publications
Mitchell's Structures & Fabric (2015) Pt. 2 5th Edition (Mitchells Building Series) (Paperback) by Foster J. S. Greeno Roger
Ching Francis D.K (2008). Building Construction Illustrated. 4th Edition. John Wiley & Sons.
Ambrose James E (2008). Building Construction. Van Nostrand Company.
Foster J S (2007). Structure & Fabric. 27th Edition. Prentice Hall.
Chudley Roy and Greeno Roger (2006). Advanced Construction Technology. Prentice Hall
Additional references may be given out during the course of the lectures if the relevance is to particular lectures.
Access to University's subscribed databases:
The University subscribes to a number of online bibliographic databases. These can be accessed via the University homepage. Select ‘For Students', then under ‘Internet Services' click on ‘Database and E-journal access'. Each of the databases offers several thousand current journal articles in full-text form. You might also like to browse through the Library's collection of Electronic and Print Journals.
Please note that this unit is designed for face-to-face on-campus delivery.
Delivery mode and expected attendance
This unit will be delivered on campus with weekly lectures and learning workshops, which students are expected to attend and participate in. The precise times and dates are outlined below. If minor changes to timetables are required, students will be advised in advance via Module and class announcements.
Required IT skills
Use of word processing, report writing, use of simple excel tables and drafting with CAD or by hand is applied in this unit. Detail will be presented at the lecture.
Work placement, internships or practicums