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SRM489 - Professional Practice

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Anthony Mills

Prerequisite:

3 level 3 or 4 SR% coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SRM570, SRR512

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit investigates the current and future roles of professionals practising within the Australian Building and Construction (ABC) industry. Topics include the principles and application of professional ethics; social and environmental obligations of professionals; industry regulations, codes of conduct and practice, legal requirements and registration of building professionals practising in Australia.  Implication of employment laws and industrial relations on construction organisations are examined. The structure of business entities, their establishment and operations within the ABC industry are also studied as part of this unit.  Impacts of internationalisation, globalisation, global economy, and cultural diversity are examined.

Assessment

Examination 40%, two assignments (30%, 30%) 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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