In this unit of study, the Australian legal system, the regulatory framework surrounding the construction industry, the National Construction Code (NCC) and associated legislation are elucidated in the context of the building construction industry. The unit aims to analyse and interpret statutory controls and assessment; enforcement proceedings; how occupational health and safety, environmental and heritage legislation interact with the Building Legislation; and the application of the principles of performance-based legislations.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Recommended texts and other reading and course materials will be listed in VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):