SRT251 - Construction and Structures 2


2024 unit information

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

SRT151 or SRT112

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.


This unit builds on the knowledge gained in the construction of simple residential building covered in SRT151, and develops that knowledge in the construction of larger, more complex, industrial and commercial buildings. Students will learn about the various structural solutions available to carry significant dead and live loads, and to span and cover wide areas, such as portal frames, and web truss systems. Students will also learn about the characteristics of various proprietary products, such as roofing materials, framing systems, walling components, and building services. Structural processes and issues will also be covered in matters such as, site preparation, fabrication techniques, construction methodologies, as well as component detailing and joining.

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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