The National Construction Code (NCC) and associated legislation relevant to High Rise Construction (buildings taller than 3 storeys) will be examined and applied in this unit. Students will learn about statutory controls and assessment; enforcement proceedings; how occupational health and safety, environmental and heritage legislation interact with the NCC; and the application of the principles of performance-based legislations.
NBC2002 - Building Regulations
NBC2001 - Building Planning Process
|1.||Interpret Codes and Standards of Class 2 to 9 buildings beyond 3 stories including Type A construction;|
|2.||Interrogate and advise on compliance of design documentation for Class 2 to 9 buildings taller than 3 storeys;|
|3.||Negotiate initial, advanced and final construction inspections of Class 2 to 9 buildings taller than 3 storeys;|
|4.||Exemplify effective communication with a range of skilled professionals, including architects, builders and engineers; and|
|5.||Formulate sound and safe practices in relation to permits and inspections on site.|
|Test||Three (3) Online Quizzes (10% each)||30%|
|Assignment||Two (2) Individual tutorial assignments (500 word equivalent, 15% each)||30%|
|Case Study||Two (2) Team design project and oral presentation (2000 word equivalent, 20% each)||40%|
Building Code of Australia Class 2 to Class 9 Buildings
National Construction Code Series (2016 Volume 1
ABCB Publications, Canberra
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