CH74 - Bachelor of Construction

Overview

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Construction will enable you to apply the practical competencies for carpentry while you study the theoretical building components related to the construction industry. You will learn about relevant legislation, Australian building codes and standards, building materials commonly used in residential and commercial construction, contract law and business practices related to the construction sector.

Completion of the first 1.5 years of the degree will allow students to obtain an interim/exit award of a Diploma of Construction and the underpinning knowledge of a Certificate III in Carpentry, and may enable students to apply for a Site Supervisor's licence from a relevant licensing authority. These awards, together with two years of industry experience, may qualify the student to apply for a Low Rise Building Licence.




Career Information

Completion of this degree, inclusive of the underpinning knowledge and skills associated with the Certificate III in Carpentry, will provide you with  pathway options within  the construction sector. With this award, together with the required amount of industry experience, you may be eligible for a Low Rise Building Licence via application to the relevant licensing authority.

Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BConst
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
  • QLD - Mackay - 841391
  • QLD - Rockhampton - 851391
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 1 - 2019

Mackay
Rockhampton

Term 1 - 2018

Mackay
Rockhampton

Term 1 - 2017

Mackay
Rockhampton
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International Availability

Term 1 - 2019

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2018

Sorry, no international availabilities found.

Term 1 - 2017

Sorry, no international availabilities found.
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What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

N/A

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge

N/A

Fees and Charges
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards CH73 - Diploma of Construction
Exit Awards CH73 - Diploma of Construction
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

-

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 1
2017 3
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Demonstrate skills relevant to the construction industry
  • 2. Justify and communicate construction principles, ideas and advice in a range of contexts
  • 3. Explain the principles and concepts fundamental to the construction industry
  • 4. Apply technical and creative thinking to solve problems within the context of the construction sector
  • 5. Exercise professional judgement when identifying and responding to cultural, ethical and social issues.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
More Details
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