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16079 Performance-based Certification

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UTS: Design, Architecture and Building: School of the Built Environment
Credit points: 6 cp

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Result type: Grade and marks


This subject teaches students to assess and understand the intent of codes and regulations. It also covers regulatory making processes and drafting of building regulations, the Building Code of Australia, performance versus prescriptive provisions and alternative design solutions, case studies, the certification process, the certification of major buildings, specific fire design processes, and procedural requirements of the Fire Engineering Design Guidelines.