Building Construction Codes & Standards

To successfully construct low‐rise & high-rise buildings requires a thorough knowledge of the purpose and content of the Building Code of Australia (BCA)

National Construction Code Series (NCC) is a document that is adopted by all States and Territories of Australia as a mandatory code governing the design and construction of new buildings and additions and alterations to existing buildings.

About The Program

The key objectives of CAS-BCM’s Building Construction Codes & Standards program is to help participants develop skills & competencies to enable the achievement and maintenance of acceptable standards of Structural Sufficiency, Safety, Health and Amenity for the benefit of the community.

The program will better equip you to determine the nature of buildings according to use and arrangement, determine alternative solutions to design and construction problems, and determine the level of fire resistance required.

Course Program Outline

Program Code
BCC

Program Title
Building Construction Codes & Standards

Duration
Learner Participants can opt to undertake the program as a Day or Evening Program.

Face-to-Face 
16hrs (3 Sessions Approximately)

Self-Study 
24hrs (On-Line Learning included)

Work-Based 
60hrs

Total Hours
100hrs for those wishing to qualify
for a Statement of Attainment

Mode Of Study

Course programs are offered as:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Self-Study (On-Line Learning – e-learning)
  • Work-Based

Times & Days

Days
Monday Tuesday & Wednesday

Day Times
9:30am to 3:30pm

Evening Times
5:30pm to 9:30pm

Location
Level 1 Suite 9B, 80 Keilor Road, Essendon North VIC 3041

Fees

$780.00

Further information of Course Fees can found at link to Fees page or Fees Button

Please be advised that course fees are Fee-for-Service and is not Government Subsidised

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Program Dates

Intakes are in

  • Mon. 11 Feb. 2018
  • Mon. 20 May 2019
  • Mon. 16 Sep. 2019

Program Summary

 

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of

 

  • Large, high rise and complex buildings (open licensing classification with special reference to Type A buildings
  • Medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Classes 1 and 10 construction, Classes 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, and Classes 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys
  • Residential and low rise commercial buildings (low rise’ licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction and Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres

Program Aims

This unit of competency supports the needs of Building Professionals, Registered Building Practitioners, Senior Managers within building and construction firms and other construction industry personnel responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards in the residential and commercial construction industry.

Outcomes

The Building Construction Codes & Standards Program with CAS-BCM is well suited to those in the building construction industry and new to the industry who want to develop knowledge, skills and competencies to enable them to undertake job & project roles to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and commercial construction building projects.

Prerequisites/Entry Requirements

NIL

It is recommended that Potential Learners:

  • Have Basic Language Proficiency in English
  • Have Basic Literally Proficiency in English
  • Have Basic Numeracy Skills
  • Have access to a computer hardware with internet access
  • Be able to operate computer programs as email, word processor and spread sheet applications at a basic level

Element & Performance Criteria

The following unit of competencies are covered as part of the CAS-BCM’s Building Construction Codes & Standards Program:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)

CPCCBC6001B Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Large Building Projects

CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

CPCCBC5001B Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Medium Rise Building Projects

CPCCBC4001A Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Low Rise Building Projects

Coverage

CAS-BCM’s Construction Law & Legislation Program helps develop and establish competencies in:

  • Building Codes & Standards
  • Classification of Buildings
  • Analyse & Apply Building Solutions for NCC Compliance
  • Fire Protection Requirements
  • Compliance with National Construction Code

Delivery of Program

How it will be delivered (mode; face to face, online, on-the-job)

  • Face to face, classroom based learning Theory Session: underpinning knowledge
  • Online Support: Student Portal through CAS-BCM’s Learner Management System (LMS) including email, resources, resea
  • Independent Study: Self-Paced Learning including e-learnin
  • Work-Based Project Assignment: Knowledge Areas & Unit Outcome

Assessment Process

All assessments will be conducted through the on-line learner portal through CAS-BCM’s Learner Management System.

Assessment is provided on-line through learner portal (LMS)

How and when assessments will be conducted

  • Individual Unit Element Activities will form part of the Face-to-Face Sessions and collected electronically on-line through learner portal
  • Project Assignment will be collected after every Independent Study periods; collected electronically on-line through learner portal
  • Work-Based Project Assignments will be due on after the completion of Unit of Competency
  • Skills Session outcomes will be due on after the completion of Unit of Study

Assessment processes and techniques are, as far as is practical, take into account the language, literacy and numeracy capacity of the learner in relation to the competency being assessed.

Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL

Participants can opt to undertake the program through an RPL Program (Recognition of Prior Learning), it is a form of assessment that recognises skills and knowledge gained through formal training conducted by industry or education, work experience or life experience.

Units of Competency

Award Outcome

Learners wishing to undertake the Assessments or RPL will awarded a

‘Statement of Attainment’ for units of study in:

CPCCBC6001B Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Large Building Projects

forming part of:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)

and

CPCCBC5001B Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Medium Rise Building Projects

CPCCBC4001A Apply Building Codes and Standards to the Construction Process for Low Rise Building Projects

forming part of:

CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

All learner participants who attend the full program will be issued a

‘Certificate of Attendance’

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