Tertiary Catalogue

Construction and Property

Contains 17 Videos

Episode 06: Measurements and Calculations

Episode 06: Measurements and Calculations

The Construction Industry Toolkit

Fundamental to the work done by just about anyone on a construction site is the ability to measure accurately and calculate various quantities of materials required on building projects. This video starts with an overview of the types of...Show More
Episode 05: Reading and Interpreting Plans and Documents

Episode 05: Reading and Interpreting Plans and Documents

The Construction Industry Toolkit

Any construction project has a multitude of plans and documents associated with it and it is critical that any construction worker is able to accurately read and interpret those that are relevant to their roles onsite. This video looks at the...Show More
Episode 01: Identifying Pathways and Working Effectively

Episode 01: Identifying Pathways and Working Effectively

The Construction Industry Toolkit

The construction industry employs more than a million people Australia-wide in hundreds of different trades-based and professional roles. For anyone entering a course or trade, it is vital to understand what is required to be an effective worker...Show More
Episode 02: Workplace Health and Safety

Episode 02: Workplace Health and Safety

The Construction Industry Toolkit

Construction sites are potentially highly dangerous working environments. All workers must have a sound understanding of the importance of workplace health and safety in every aspect of what they do. This video examines the importance of...Show More
Episode 03: Communication

Episode 03: Communication

The Construction Industry Toolkit

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
Episode 04: Planning and Organising Work

Episode 04: Planning and Organising Work

The Construction Industry Toolkit

One of the skills that employers in the construction industry value most in their employees is the ability to plan and organise work. Construction projects are complex and many tasks require detailed planning and organisation to complete. This...Show More
Worksite Communication Skills

Worksite Communication Skills

This video comprises of basic communication skills as they are applied within industrial or commercial trade settings such as construction sites, engineering or fabrication workshops and manufacturing enterprises. We explore why clear...Show More
One Flash and You're Ash!: Working Safely with Electricity

One Flash and You're Ash!: Working Safely with Electricity

Working with electricity is potentially dangerous. Both the equipment, and the way it is used, must be safe. If something does go wrong and someone is injured, knowing how to deal with the situation, and treat the victim, can save lives. This...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
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
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
Timber Furniture: The Design Process

Timber Furniture: The Design Process

The skills involved in making quality timber furniture are sought after and a solid understanding of core design and construction principles underpins a student's future success. This programme clearly and engagingly demonstrates the design...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
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
Part 1: Circular Saw, Reciprocating Saw and Jigsaw

Part 1: Circular Saw, Reciprocating Saw and Jigsaw

Hand-Held Power Tools

This programme illustrates and explains various handheld power tools one would find in a typical school workshop.Their segmented style allows for the full explanation of one tool before moving on to another.This also allows the shop teacher to...Show More
Part 2: Drills, Screwdrivers, Routers, and Sanders

Part 2: Drills, Screwdrivers, Routers, and Sanders

Hand-Held Power Tools

Part 2 focuses on power drills, screwdrivers, hammer drills, routers, and sanders. Special sections on safety, with emphasis on the appropriate use of power extension cords and harmful noise levels are included. Proper safety procedures are...Show More
Tool Maintenance in the Workshop

Tool Maintenance in the Workshop

This programme sets out in clear, linear fashion how to take care of hand tools and how to maintain their efficiency. Addressing one tool at a time, the program includes demonstrations of sharpening a chisel, a plane, a cross-cut saw, a ripsaw,...Show More