Construction Essentials

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.

To view the Course Information Sheet please click here.