SRT151 - Construction and Structures 1


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: SRTM151
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour scheduled online class per week, 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.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the applied structural solution task.

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