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.


Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA 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.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2023

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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

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Previous Feedback

Term 3 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 100.00% (`Agree` and `Strongly Agree` responses), based on a 43.75% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

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Real-world examples were helpful to explain the knowledge in this unit.
Continue to use real-world examples to explain the knowledge in this unit.
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Real-world examples have been consistently used to explain the knowledge in this unit.
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The lecturer returned assessments fast, which help our learning and preparation for the next assessment tasks.
Continue to return constructive feedbacks to students within a reasonable framework.
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The feedback to students is returned within a reasonable framework.
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Prompt replies to queries are necessary. More updated practical examples could be used.
The teaching team continue to promptly reply to students' queries via emails and forums and update the case studies in the unit.
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