BLAR11054 - Construction Fundamentals 3 (Carpentry)

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Construction Fundamentals 3 (Carpentry) will introduce you to the procedures, principles and methods of low-rise timber frame construction used for residential buildings and other structures classified by the National Construction Code (NCC) as Building Class 1 or 10. You will learn common terms used in residential low-rise timber frame construction. You will complete practical components on-campus that will provide you with the foundations of theory application in these constructions.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2018

Term 2 - 2018 Profile
Rockhampton
Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Mackay
Rockhampton

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Portfolio 100%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

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Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Lecturer reflection
Feedback
The unit is a blend of practical skills and case study research which produce an end-of-term portfolio.
Recommendation
Progressive inspection of the portfolio should be introduced to ensure a measured completion of the task to avoid a spike in workload at the end of the term.
Action Taken
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Source: Lecturer reflection
Feedback
Consider lowering current course entry from op14/ sr68.
Recommendation
Reset entry level to op18/sr61.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Formulate a satisfactory design response to the predicted forces acting on residential low-rise timber frame construction
  2. Explain the common terms used in residential low-rise timber frame construction
  3. Describe the construction process related to principal structural and non-structural elements for residential low-rise timber frame construction
  4. Discuss the plant selection and processes used for residential low-rise timber frame construction
  5. Demonstrate teamwork skills and collaboration to complete construction tasks.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
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1 - Portfolio
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
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Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
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1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
5 - Team Work
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
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1 - Portfolio