PED110 Building Studies 1

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PED110 Building Studies 1


The course introduces aspiring property professionals to the theory and practice of residential construction. Through a blend of lectures, tutorials, private study and site visits students will be introduced to the legislative framework affecting the construction industry, residential building methods, repairs and defect identification. Topics will include: Worksite safety; Building Code of Australia; Australian Standards; methods of construction; site preparation; footings & foundations; framing; roof coverings; external cladding; services; linings and internal finishes; building contracts and administration; grievance procedures; energy efficiency measures; building defects and failures.

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Semester of offer: *
  • Sippy Downs: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 3
Tuition fee:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

PED110 Course Outline Semester 1, 2017 (PDF 191KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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