This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant legislation to the design of residential buildings. It includes the ability to apply a range of design solutions for residential buildings (Building Code of Australia (BCA) Classes 1 and 10), in compliance with the BCA and make recommendations for alternative solutions as required. It requires thorough knowledge of the purpose and content of the BCA.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21590

Prerequisites

Nil

Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of the ability to: - Apply organisational policies and procedures, including quality assurance requirements where applicable. - Interpret the building hierarchy of legislation and the associated compliance requirements. - Access, interpret and apply codes and standards to the design of a specific residential building project. - Recommend alternative solutions to a design or construction problem in accordance with relevant legislation.

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