Construction Essentials (Workshop)

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Know your building and construction basics

Do you want a basic understanding of the construction industry? If you answered yes, this workshop is for you.
Master Builders has developed a Construction Essentials half-day workshop to acquaint you with:

  • The construction industry and its underlying sectors
  • Jobs in construction
  • Different types of construction organisations
  • Key roles on a construction project
  • The Victorian Building Authority (the key industry regulator)
  • The Victorian building legal framework
  • The National Construction Code
  • The importance of builder registration
  • A variety of building terms
  • The benefits of working in a team.

      Learning objectives

      By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

      • Understand the difference between commercial, residential and civil construction
      • Identify the various jobs that exist in the construction industry
      • Outline the legal framework that governs the construction industry
      • Recognise the differences between a commercial and domestic builder and builders who work on civil projects
      • Recognise and use a variety of building terms
      • Value the importance of teamwork in the construction industry