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The Commercial Construction online unit from Curtin University will expand your knowledge in the field of construction to include commercial construction technology and its latest developments.
Through this Open Universities Australia unit, you will examine how commercial and industrial buildings are constructed, the processes employed locally and internationally, and what materials are used and why. You will learn how to read commercial construction plans, as well as make your own.
The unit covers site investigation and surveying in a commercial context, as well as materials and techniques chosen for the construction of all components of commercial buildings, including floors, frames, roofing and more.
To enrol in this unit, applicants must meet the following criteria:
In this Commercial Construction unit, the topics you will study:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are looking to begin or expand your career in construction, you will benefit greatly from the practical knowledge and expertise gained from this Commercial Construction unit.
After completing this unit, you will be able to analyse the effectiveness and efficiency achieved through various different processes in construction, on both at a local and international level. You will understand the reasoning behind choosing different materials, and learn how best to select materials for a building’s specific purpose.
Furthermore, after completing this unit, you will have an understanding of how to carry out commercial site surveys, be able to interpret commercial construction plans and also produce construction details that illustrate and develop different construction components.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.