Credit points: 15

Subject outline

It is widely recognized that construction as a discipline is a combination of art and science. While an understanding of the technical aspects of construction is extremely important, it is also essential that construction professionals have knowledge of the business and management aspects of the profession.This subject provides a basic understanding of technical and management aspects of construction. It also covers risk assessment processes, occupational health and safety aspects and statutory approval processes for construction projects.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDaniela Ionescu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHE2MES


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsConstruction planning, equipment and methodsPrescribedPeurifoy et al.8TH EDN, MCGRAW HILL

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDaniela Ionescu

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
3 x written assignments (numerical) (10% each)30
one 3-hour examination70