Commercial Construction 2

Course code CON109

In this online course you will learn to discuss the end use of buildings in line with the building code and territorial authority requirements. You will also learn to understand services placement and use in a commercial structure. The materials and services that can be used to enhance the management of a commercial structure, to introduce the design and end user management functions of a medium building to category 3 will also be covered.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 6  
    Credits 15 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.125  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $600 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

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

  • Identify and describe Building Code and Resource Management Act requirements for management of end-user facilities in a commercial structure.
  • Discuss design requirements in terms of regulations and standards related to health, safety and disability in a commercial structure.
  • Identify the services that are used in a commercial structure and their impacts on the design of the building.
  • Identify and describe the materials used for linings, joinery, fitments and finishes to the interior and exterior of a commercial building.
  • Identify the key features of BIM (Building Information Modelling) in the construction industry.


100% internally assessed


No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.