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SRT151 - Construction and Structures 1

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Igor Martek





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


In this unit students will learn about the construction of simple residential buildings. Students will learn about the building elements that comprise a house, such as foundations, 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. Engineering considerations that bear on house construction, such as loads, forces, fixing techniques, and material properties will also be covered. Finally, students will be introduced to domestic building processes, such as site preparation, temporary structures, scheduling, safety, management, fabrication, equipment, permits and codes.


Group assignment 20%, Group assignment 30%, and examination 50%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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