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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 3023

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
164089

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to procure, set up and manage all resources and services necessary for the efficient operation of a safe construction site. To ensure that students are able to critique and evaluate work health and safety principles, procedures and laws applicable to construction sites.

Course content

Site establishment, preparation and protection; Site organisation and management (personnel, workforce management, site accommodation and amenities, materials coordination, managing plant and equipment, storage and circulation, attendance to trades); Legislative and regulatory requirements including work health and safety legislation; Codes of practice for safe working in the construction industry; Safety inductions and safe work method statements; Hazard and risk identification; Risk assessment, review and control measures; Personnel protection; Compliance procedures and processes. Constructability. Tall buildings including movement damping methods. Advanced substructure concepts (dewatering and piling). Rapid formwork. Advanced building fabrication.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
CIVE 2014 UO Construction 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Class Test N/A 25% 1 hour
Individual Assignment 1500 words 35% N/A
Group assignment 2500 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Natural and Built Environments

Degree this course is offered in