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Prepare yourself for a career in construction or management by gaining a comprehensive knowledge of the theory and practice behind residential construction. In this Residential Construction unit, you will learn basic physics theory and how to apply it to building science, including the impact of heat, light, movement and weight on construction.
Provided by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Curtin University, you will get outside to conduct fieldwork and analyse the physical performance of different materials in domestic buildings. Learn all the properties of different building materials and how to apply them expertly in residential construction.
You’ll also cover the physics and practical application of floors, windows, roofs, stairs, electrics and plumbing within residential construction.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed the following unit, because it is considered an academic equivalent:
In this building science unit, the topics you will study include:
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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Use this introductory course in residential construction to further your career in building management or construction. You will learn how to practically apply physics and building theory to the safe construction of various building processes and materials.
As part of a Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), you will gain all the necessary knowledge to start a career in construction management.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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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.
The online Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) course offered by Curtin University is aimed at those seeking a professional career in the building, construction and civil engineering industries.