This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of 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, not including Type A construction).

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
CPCCBC5001B

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - analysis and interpretation skills relating to documentation from a wide range of sources, including BCA and referenced documents; - application of design concepts and principles in accordance with BCA, namely medium rise: - Classes 1 and 10; - Classes 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys; - Classes 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction; - accurate application of building codes and standards; - enable clear and direct communication, using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand; - discuss and propose alternative solutions; read and interpret: documentation from a variety of sources, including BCA and referenced documents; specifications and drawings; - use and interpret non-verbal communication; - use language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences; - written skills to complete documentation in accordance with BCA requirements; - numeracy skills to apply mathematical information included in building codes and standards, and; - technological skills to facilitate use of the organisation's software and office equipment.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - BCA performance hierarchy; - interpretation and analysis of working drawings and specifications; - relevance of Australian standards; - relevant legislative and OHS requirements, codes and practices; - relevant licensing arrangements, and; - thorough understanding of the BCA, namely medium rise: Classes 1 and 10; Classes 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys; Classes 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction.

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