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SDCM71-314: Building Controls and Regulation

Description

In this subject, students examine prescriptive and performance-based building regulation with particular emphasis on the National Construction Code (NCC). Related environmental legislation affecting building work is investigated. Other topics include statutory requirements for certification of building works, building approvals, other statutory controls related to buildings including health and safety.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: SDCM71-314
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering (SUPP)]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Construction, Property, and Planning
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,570.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,570.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,710.00

Learning objectives

1. Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of key aspects of the National Construction Code and interpret relevant sections of the code as required; 2. Communicate the roles and differentiate the operation of prescriptive and performance based building regulations; 3. Appreciate the application and effect of statutory controls in relation to sustainability in the built environment; 4. Apply a working knowledge of the statutory requirements (at federal, state and local government levels) relevant to the certification of building works; and 5. Demonstrate understanding of relevant health and safety regulations and controls.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
    Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
    Teaching census: 11/02/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 30/05/2022
    Cancellation 2: 06/06/2022
    Last enrolment: 29/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/06/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/07/2022
    Teaching census: 10/06/2022
  • Standard Offering (SUPP)
    Enrolment opens: 22/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 30/05/2022
    Cancellation 2: 06/06/2022
    Last enrolment: 29/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/06/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/07/2022
    Teaching census: 09/06/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 13/02/2023
    Subject start: 13/02/2023
    Cancellation 1: 24/02/2023
    Cancellation 2: 26/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 22/02/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 06/03/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 19/03/2023
    Teaching census: 05/03/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 31/01/2022
Cancellation 2: 07/02/2022
Last enrolment: 30/01/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 12/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 05/03/2022
Teaching census: 11/02/2022