Unit

School Of Built Environment

Building RegulationsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300947.3

Discipline: BUILDING SURVEYING

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Payam Rahnamayiezekavat


Assumed Knowledge
This unit assumes that the student has undertaken coursework in building construction, building surveying, engineering, architecture or a related area or has the relevant AQF qualification and gained basic building regulation knowledge by working in the construction industry in an appropriate capacity for at least four years.


Equivalent Units
300719 - Fire and Building Regulations

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit introduces the role and functions of the building surveyor and the National Construction Code of Australia (NCCA). The topics include building legislation, NCCA general provisions, structure and philosophy. Students are required to understand the objectives, the function statements and the performance requirements of various sections of Volume One of NCCA. The concept of performance based approach is discussed and compared with the prescriptive approach. The content covers the relationship between research in the development of building codes and the role played by approval/certifying authorities in building assessment and approval. Legal obligations of building surveyors, their tasks of assessment, enforcement and documentation are also explained.


Courses
3703.3Master of Building SurveyingCURRENT
3704.2Graduate Diploma in Building SurveyingCURRENT
3705.2Master of Fire Safety EngineeringCONTINUING
3705.3Master of Fire Safety EngineeringCURRENT
3706.1Graduate Diploma in Fire Safety EngineeringCONTINUING
3706.2Graduate Diploma in Fire Safety EngineeringCURRENT
3707.1Graduate Certificate in Fire Safety EngineeringCURRENT
3752.1Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.2Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.3Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.4Master of Project ManagementCURRENT
3760.1Graduate Diploma in Project Management (exit only)CONTINUING
3760.2Graduate Diploma in Project Management (exit only)CURRENT
3761.1Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation)CURRENT


Specialisations

A3043.1Master of Project Management - Pathway A - ResearchCURRENT
A3044.1Master of Project Management - Pathway B - CourseworkCURRENT
A3045.1Master of Project Management - Pathway C - Work PlacementCURRENT
ST3058.1ConstructionCURRENT
ST3067.1ConstructionCURRENT




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