Commercial Construction 1

CON108

This online course will provide you with an understanding of what a Commercial building is. The course will cover how they are constructed, how structural products are used in these, and why specific design is necessary for these larger structures of a commercial nature that are buildings with more than two levels, that have specific requirements in terms of their design, the construction process, and related legislation.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    15
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    Cost
    $651 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

This online course will provide you with an understanding of the structural principles and specific design requirements for multi-levelled buildings.

Watch the course introduction video below for more information.

Students who complete this course will be able to (for a medium building of 3 levels)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of structural principles to include specific design
  • Identify and describe the impacts that a structure of specific design may have on a building taking into account loadings.
  • Identify and describe fire protection systems in a commercial building and how this impacts on design and end use.

Assessment

100% internally assessed

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $651 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying