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Faculty of Building & Construction

Department: Desing Drafting & Interior Fittings.


National Code: CPC50210 Unit or Qualification Title: CEBC5001a

For all answers, indicate the clause, figure or table number where you found you
answer.

1. Do the performance requirements for External wall weatherproofing apply to a class


10 building?

2. What is the performance requirement of an external wall to a Class 1 building?

3. What is the maximum design wind speed that wall cladding can be designed for using
the BCA?

4. What is the minimum required Lap of splayed timber weatherboards using Cypress
Pine?

5. What is the acceptable nail size to fasten these weatherboards?

6. Where are you required to place packing with regard to splayed weatherboard
installation?

7. What is the relevant Australian Standard to consult if using fibre-cement wall


claddings?

8. What are the fastener spacing requirements for fixing 6mm thick fibre cement sheets
at corners of buildings for N2 design wind speed?

9. Where should the fastener be placed with regard to the lap of fibre-cement planks if
not using stud clips?

Issued Date: 2-07-2012

Review Due: 14-02-2013 Edition: Version 1


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Faculty of Building & Construction
Department: Desing Drafting & Interior Fittings.
National Code: CPC50210 Unit or Qualification Title: CEBC5001a

10. Are you allowed to use standard steel bullet head nails to fasten timber
weatherboards?

11. What is the acceptable fixing size for 7.5mm fibre-cement planks if they are being
attached to a steel stud frame?

12. What is the relevant Australian Standard applicable to the use of plywood as structural
external wall cladding?

13. What is the minimum allowable thickness of F11 stress grade Plywood if using this
plywood as combined Bracing & External cladding on 600mm spaced studs with the
ply face grain parallel to studs?

14. What is the required length of fastener for the sheet thickness nominated above if
using a 3.5mm gauge fastener?

15. What are the requirements for the placement of flashings to wall openings?

16. What is the maximum eave trimmer spacings be for an eave overhang of 750mm in
N3 wind speed design area?

17. What is the requirement for placing the fastener when using timber weatherboard
cladding?

18. What is the required nail size & spacing for fibre-cement eave soffit linings in N2
design wind speed areas for sheet within 1.2m of the ends of buildings?

Issued Date: 2-07-2012

Review Due: 14-02-2013 Edition: Version 1


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