In this short course, you’ll learn the skills and knowledge required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the National Construction Code (NCC) Classes 1 and 10 buildings, to a maximum of two storeys. It includes knowledge of the structure of the NCC, as well as the ability to access relevant information from the code as applicable to various building projects.
It applies to builders, site managers and related construction industry professionals responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and standards related to residential construction projects.
This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.
This unit derives from the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210.
To successfully construct low-rise buildings, you need to understand the purpose and content of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), and be able to interpret other codes and standards related to a specific building.
This course will give you skills and knowledge relating to:
- classify buildings
- building classifications (classes 1–10)
- construction compliance requirements
- fire control elements and fire resistance levels
- building plans and specifications.
If you are considering further building and construction qualifications, such as a diploma, certificate or other qualification, this short course is a great stepping stone.
This could lead you into an interesting career as registered builder, company director, site supervisor or foreman.