Now in full colour, this new edition covers 8 core units of competency. It has been fully updated to reflect present day building practices, standards and legislation. With a greater focus on sustainability, Basic Building and Construction Skills, 5e combines standard industry practice with the newest industry technology, tools and benchmarks.
With updated end-of-section worksheets, new content, images and photos, as well as a robust instructor support package, Basic Building and Construction Skills, 5e is an extremely useful resource for providing learners with the underpinning knowledge, skills and awareness necessary for a successful career in building and carpentry
Your Home is your guide to building, buying or renovating a home. It shows how to create a comfortable home with low impact on the environment – economical to run, healthier to live in and adaptable to your changing needs.
A comprehensive industry reference guide designed for both experienced designers and those new to bathroom design. Professionally presented - 300 pages, 13 chapters packed with information, expert tips, design elements and principles, walk-through winning projects and over 240 images, this new book is a must have for all industry professionals.
Advance their careers in building. With revised end-of-section worksheets and an array of Instructor and Student online resources, Advanced Building and Joinery Skills 2e combines coverage of standard industry practice with the newest technology and tools.
This entirely Australian manual is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian Timber, Brick, Concrete and other relevant associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. This manual has over 660 clear and technically accurate drawings covering each stage of construction. The text and drawings correlate well. The manual covers the foundations and carpentry aspect in detail as well as brick veneer, cavity brick and concrete brick systems and weatherboard. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text.
This highly interactive workbook can be used as a resource tool for all vocational construction qualifications and apprenticeships. In addition it supports the Skills2learn Construction serices of e-learning programmes creating a first-of-its-kind, fully integrated blended learning solution. Developed in partnership between Cengage Learning and Skills2learn, this series of workbooks is designed to consolidate learners' theoretical knowledge prior to undertaking practical workshop exercises, lending to savings on consumables, less workshop use and overall reduction in training time.
Updated coverage of sustainability, materials, tools and industry benchmarks, coupled with revised end-of-section worksheets, makes this text the most up-to-date and comprehensive on the market. Additional teaching tools for the instructor, such as PowerPoints, test banks and more, including online study tools for the student provides learners in building and construction qualifications a resource that complements.