|1.||Identify the types, properties and applicability of materials; most commonly used in building construction work|
|2.||Demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of both traditional and contemporary construction and building materials such as masonry, aluminium, glass, polymers and composites|
|3.||Identify the application and installation requirements of construction materials and components in various environments;|
|4.||Distinguish the factors which influence the choice and selection of sustainable materials for adequate performance, including life cycle analysis and recyclability; and|
|5.||Describe the importance of the WHS and environmental requirements for working in a construction site with specific materials|
|Report||Team Report and Presentation||40%|
|Test||Online Tests (2) (week1 and 4)||40%|
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