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In this subject, students will learn about the land development process, residential subdivision design requirements in Victoria, the subdivision design process, energy efficient subdivisions, planning legislation and environmental controls; the preparation of plans of subdivision and association documentation under the Subdivision Act 1988; and the use of computer-aided design and drafting techniques. This subject is core to students considering a career as a licensed cadastral surveyor and is a requirement for accreditation by the Surveyors Registration Board in Victoria. It complements the knowledge of GEOM90041 Cadastral Surveying and ABPL90041 Property Law, and complements other subjects in the Spatial specialization of the ME (Spatial).
Intended learning outcomes
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
- Describe the planning permit process under the Planning and Environment Act 1987 as well as the Certification Process under the Subdivision Act 1988 for a residential subdivision;
- Prepare a formal Plan of Subdivision under the Subdivision Act 1988;
- Design a residential subdivision in accordance with the relevant planning controls including the requirements of Clause 56 of the Planning Scheme and prepare the corresponding documentation.
Students successfully completing this subject should develop the following general skills:
- Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solutions;
- Understanding of social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities and the need to employ principles of sustainable development;
- Ability to communicate effectively with the engineering team and with the community at large;
- Ability to function effectively as an individual and in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, as a team leader or manager as well as an effective team member.
Last updated: 2 December 2019