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The resource material presents an overview of the structure of the construction industry, classification of the building as a system incorporating different parts, steps to procuring a building project, knowledge of how regulations are used in the construction industry and preliminary stages of building construction site operations. The resource material also presents an introduction to building components. The building components presented include the Foundation, Floor, Walls, Roof Systems, Stairs and Ramps. The document introduces the reader to the technology of construction and the laws governing the construction of the components.