The unit provides an introduction to a range of structural systems, building materials and construction techniques. It provides a learning experience for students to develop skills to apply structural and construction strategies to the design of simple structures. This unit develops the studentâ€™s understanding of material properties and characteristics and how to represent construction materials, construction detailing, sourcing materials, interior and exterior finishes and the connection between them in construction drawings and physical models. Students will gain awareness of Australian standards and codes. The unit will also address indigenous peopleâ€™s cultural connections and rights concerning the land.