Course Title: Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4274 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL6209C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2016

BUIL6209C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise implementation of administration processes relating to residential and commercial construction projects.
The ability to administer payments, supervise on-site communications, ensure compliance with quality control and complete record keeping processes is essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

Elements:

1. Supervise the administration of claims and payment processes.   1.1. Contract payments are made in accordance with the contract allowance or orders.   1.2. Drawings against allowances are carried out in accordance with organisation policy and procedures.   1.3. Variations to contracts are authorised and corrective action is taken where necessary.   1.4. Back-charges are applied in accordance with policy guidelines.   1.5. Payment of invoices for material supply is authorised.   1.6. Insurance claims for site loss or damage are completed and processed.   1.7. Administrative processes are conducted and supervised with reference to relevant regulatory and organisational requirements .

 

2. Supervise and maintain on-site communications.   2.1. Diary of on -site communication  and events is maintained, including communications with clients, contractors, inspections, union matters and suppliers.   2.2. File notes detailing specific instructions are prepared and issued.   2.3. Site reports detailing specific supervisory inspections are prepared and kept.   2.4. Variation requests or requirements are communicated to the appropriate person.   2.5. Requests for extensions of time are communicated to the appropriate person.   2.6. Notice of unsatisfactory work is communicated in writing to the appropriate individuals.   2.7. Administrative processes are conducted and supervised with reference to relevant regulatory and organisational requirements.

 

3. Ensure management of and compliance with quality control procedures.   3.1. Relevant quality control procedures  are identified.   3.2. Site checklists detailing specific items to be inspected at appropriate stages are used and completed.   3.3. Industry and organisational quality manuals and procedures are used in managing the quality process.   3.4. Local authority inspections are arranged.   3.5. Quality requirements are communicated to on-site personnel and building work is assessed against construction standards.   3.6. Processes are put in place to supervise on-site work to ensure the performance of work to industry, regulatory and contractual standards.   3.7. Contractual quality standards are met.

4. Complete project administration processes.   4.1. Project administration processes  and preparation for practical completion are carried out in accordance with the contract requirements and company policy.   4.2. Practical completion inspection procedure is identified, communicated to the client and applied on site.   4.3. Handover procedures are identified and carried out in accordance with organisational policy.   4.4. Certificates and appropriate client information are provided at handover, including termite protection and appliance warranties.   4.5. Defects liability items are obtained from clients.   4.6. Defects are rectified and client sign-off is obtained.   4.7. Administrative processes are conducted and supervised with reference to relevant regulatory and organisational requirements.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.Students will be asked to personally demonstrate to the teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals. 

This unit of competency could be assessed by the supervision of administration processes relating to a residential or commercial construction project, including the administration of payments, supervision of on-site communications, compliance with quality control and record keeping processes.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Assessment 1

Project Contract review against Plans and Specifications Company Procedure

Assessment 2

Project. Schedule for residential dwelling including payments

Assessment 3

Project Variation, Resources and Extension of Time.

Assessment 4

Portfolio of Activities

these tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

1.1

 

X

 

 

1.2

X

 

 

 

1.3

X

 

 

 

1.4

X

 

 

 

1.5

 

X

 

 

1.6

X

 

 

 

1.7

 

X

 

 

2.1

 

 

X

 

2.2

 

 

X

 

2.3

 

 

X

 

2.4

                 X

 

 

 

2.5

X

 

 

 

2.6

X

 

 

 

2.7

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

3.1

 

 

 

X

3.2

 

 

 

 

 

X

3.3

 

 

 

 

X

 

3.4

 

 

X

 

 

3.5

 

 

 

X

3.6

 

X

 

 

3.7

 

 

X

 

4.1

X

 

 

 

4.2

X

 

 

 

4.3

X

 

 

 

4.4

X

 

 

 

4.5

X

 

 

 

4.6

X

 

 

 

4.7

X