BLAR12056 - Construction Legislation 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit will give you the opportunity to examine and apply the National Construction Code (NCC) and associated legislation to Building Class 2 to 9 projects. You will learn about statutory controls and assessment; enforcement proceedings; how Australian Standards, government Acts and other industry codes interact with the NCC; and the application of the principles of performance-based legislation. You should have completed an introductory construction legislation unit to ensure adequate level of entry knowledge. Students who have successfully completed BLSV13021 should not enrol in this unit.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisite: BLAR11051 Construction Legislation 1 or BLAR12034 Building Legislation 1.

Students who have successfully completed BLSV13021 should not enrol in this unit.

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2018

Term 3 - 2018 Profile
Distance
Term 3 - 2019 Profile
Online

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. Written Assessment 25%
2. Written Assessment 40%
3. Written Assessment 25%
4. Online Quiz(zes) 10%

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

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 3 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 52% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

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: Unit evaluation
Feedback
The assignments were delivered back late (not within 14 days) as compared to other units.
Recommendation
Return the feedback to students within a reasonable time frame, 14 days.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Unit evaluation
Feedback
Quiz was quite difficult in the time allowed and involved research across a number of different sections of the BCA for each question which made it extremely difficult - no problems in a longer time frame.
Recommendation
The length of quiz time will be extended.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

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

  1. Interpret and apply the National Construction Code (NCC) for Building Class 2 to 9 projects
  2. Assess design documentation for compliance with building legislation including Workplace Health and Safety, and Disability Discrimination laws, and Australian Standards
  3. Know and apply the enforcement provisions under current building legislation.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
4 - Online Quiz(zes)
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
6 - Information Technology Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
4 - Online Quiz(zes)