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SRT151 - Construction and Structures 1

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Igor Martek





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Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour scheduled online classes (weeks 1 and 2), 1 x 1 hour scheduled online class (weeks 3 to 11), 1 x 1 hour seminar per week


SRT151 introduces students to construction processes and structural systems. Students will learn about the building elements that comprise a simple residential building, such as footings, flooring, walls, roofs, and internal fit-out. Students will also learn about different structural systems in use, such as brick veneer, trusses and waffle slabs. Students will consider the engineering requirements that bear on house construction, such as loads, forces, fixing techniques, and material properties. Finally, students will be introduced to domestic building processes, such as site preparation, temporary structures, scheduling, safety, management, fabrication, equipment, permits and codes.


4 x online quizzes 10%, technology portfolio 10%, group case study analysis report and presentation 40%, examination 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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