Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Construction and Property


21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

The 21 Ada Street Sustainable House Documentary is a comprehensive audio/visual record of the development of a sustainable house in Adelaide, showcasing details of the methodology and products of sustainable building practices. The documentary...Show More
Applying Emulsion Paint to a Ceiling Area

Applying Emulsion Paint to a Ceiling Area

This video is a session demonstrating how to apply emulsion paint to a ceiling area by brush and roller.
Applying Lining Paper: Part 1

Applying Lining Paper: Part 1

This video is part 1 of a session demonstrating how to apply lining paper to a wall area. It looks at the tools and materials required, mixing the paste, and marking out the wall.
Applying Lining Paper: Part 2

Applying Lining Paper: Part 2

This video is part 2 of a session demonstrating how to apply lining paper to a wall area. It looks at applying size, cutting the paper, and applying the paste.
Applying Lining Paper: Part 3

Applying Lining Paper: Part 3

This video is the final part of a session demonstrating how to apply lining paper to a wall area. It looks at hanging the paper.
Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 1

Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 1

This video is part 1 of a session demonstrating how to apply solvent-borne paint to a panel door. It looks at the required tools and preparing the door.
Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 2

Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 2

This video is part 2 of a session demonstrating how to apply solvent-borne paint to a panel door. It demonstrates how to prepare an undercoat.
Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 3

Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 3

This video is part 3 of a session demonstrating how to apply solvent-borne paint to a panel door.
Back Protection

Back Protection

Back injuries are among the most debilitating and life-changing injuries a person can sustain. This video covers the proper use of back braces, as well as a couple ways not to use them. You'll also find out how to protect your back without any...Show More
Building Bridges: The Physics of Construction

Building Bridges: The Physics of Construction

This program explores how bridges are made, with a focus on the physics used in design and construction. The elements of bridge building are explored step by step, from conception to completion - including factors such as materials used and how...Show More
Calculating Area

Calculating Area

Calculating the area of a construction space is an important skill for working on a building site. This video explains the basic formula for area and how it can be applied to easily calculate wall area, incorporating length conversions, and...Show More
Calculating Perimeter

Calculating Perimeter

Calculating the perimeter of a block of land is a crucial skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for perimeter and how it can be applied to calculate the length of fencing required for a construction site, as...Show More
Calculating Volume

Calculating Volume

An understanding of the volume of spaces is an essential skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for volume and how it can be applied to easily calculate the amount of concrete needed for a house foundation by...Show More
Career Pathways in Building

Career Pathways in Building

In this Australian-made, curriculum fit programme we take a look at the building industry and the vast array of careers that are available. We investigate key jobs in carpentry, bricklaying, plumbing, electrical work, architecture and real...Show More
Communication

Communication

The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills any construction industry worker needs. Poor communication can have disastrous consequences, including endangering the safety of workers and hindering productivity and...Show More
Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety

In "Electrical Safety", we first look at the dangers of electric shocks by actually demonstrating an electric shock. We then look at the safety features built into our homes and electrical devices that keep us safe from electric shocks.
Estimating and Quotes

Estimating and Quotes

The ability to estimate material quantities and provide quotes is a helpful skill for working in construction. This video explains how to estimate the area and materials needed for a tiling job, incorporating unit conversions, and how to allow...Show More
Eye Protection

Eye Protection

Your eyes can be annoying. They get itchy, and sometimes they look at things you'd rather never have seen. But since eye drops are cheap and you can always look away from weird things, you probably shouldn't permanently destroy your eyeballs....Show More
Fasteners for Construction

Fasteners for Construction

This programme looks at withdrawal strength and the amount of effort required to pull a fastener out of timber. We see nailing techniques using hand nailing, air pressure nail guns and their safe use. This programme also provides many helpful...Show More
Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention

Fire is awesome. But it also sometimes burns things we don't want it to, like buildings or ourselves. That's why this video will help make sure you stay as safe as possible when working with fire or near heat sources. You'll also learn a terrible...Show More
Hand Protection

Hand Protection

This video details several simple ways to protect your hands, which are the most commonly injured body part in the workplace. You'll discover multiple types of gloves, a great way to make your coworkers leave you alone, and how big a difference...Show More
Hand Tools for Woodworking

Hand Tools for Woodworking

For centuries humans have used their hands to build things and shape their environment, from creating a simple wheel to constructing giant sky scrapers. As our skills and the complexity of our tasks develop so do the tools we use. But no matter...Show More
Head Protection

Head Protection

This video will encourage you to keep your brains inside your head, mostly so they won't get cold but also so you won't die. Get ready for a slightly different safety video than you're used to; we got sort of tired of doing things the way we...Show More
Hearing Protection

Hearing Protection

In this video you'll learn how easy it is to suffer hearing loss in the workplace, and how to prevent it. You'll also learn the difference between 80 decibels and 85 (which is not as obvious as it should be), and there might be some other stuff...Show More
How to Avoid Distracted Driving

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

Cars are fantastic. They get us places way faster than walking. They also sometimes crash into walls and trees and other cars. So this video will help make sure you use your vehicle for the first reason, and not for the second one. You'll also...Show More