Construction 2: Building Services and Documentation Packages

DIA20001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One semester or equivalent
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to structural strategies, building services, and project detailing via industry relevant documentation methods. Students will become familiar with trade packages, and sequence of works and implement these principles within the context of contract documents according to Australian building codes and regulations including introduction to sustainable principles and practices.
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:
1. Identify appropriate building methods and materials for construction projects
2. Identify local and national Australian building codes and standards, and structural and building services principles
3. Analyse environments and use design and construction principles to resolve acoustic and illumination issues
4. Identify detail building components used in architectural construction
5. Prepare trade packages and sequencing of building works
6. Produce contract documentation according to Australian building codes and regulations
7. Evaluate the environmental impact and sustainability of the project