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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: BUIL6209C

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

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

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

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil.

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.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4008B Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects

Element:

1. Supervise the administration of claims and payment processes.

Performance Criteria:

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.

Element:

2. Supervise and maintain on-site communications.

Performance Criteria:

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.

Element:

3. Ensure management of and compliance with quality control procedures.

Performance Criteria:

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

Element:

4. Complete project administration processes.

Performance Criteria:

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.


Details of Learning Activities

Students will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency:
• Face to Face classes
• Simulated Workplace Learning
• Online learning via blackboard
• Other forms of structured teaching and learning
Students will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course
 


Teaching Schedule

 

 1. Each cluster in a face to face workshop in the first week of the new Cluster.

 2. The remaining delivered is on line, and face to face tutorials for each cluster


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


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

Weight %

Assessment 1

Observation Written assessment and Project

50%

Assessment 2

Case Study and Project

50%

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

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

X

2.6

X

X

2.7

X

X

3.1

X

X

3.2

X

X

3.3

X

X

3.4

X

X

3.5

X

X

3.6

X

X

3.7

X

X

4.1

 

X

4.2

 

X

4.3

 

X

4.4

 

X

4.5

 

X

4.6

 

X

4.7

 

X

 


Assessment Tasks

CAG - Competency Achieved -The learner will be able to apply facts, rules and standard solutions to achieve a predictable task or solve a problem.
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did not submit
S – Satisfactory (Interim Mark)
 

 Assessment                                      Mark
Assessment 1 Project Manual           S
Assessment 2 Case Study                 S

 


Assessment Matrix

Element/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1Assessment 2
1.1X 
1.2X 
1.3X 
1.4X 
1.5X 
1.6X 
1.7X 
2.1X 
2.2X 
2.3 X
2.4X 
2.5X 
2.6 X
2.7X 
3.1 X
3.2 X
3.3X 
3.4 X
3.5X 
3.6 X
3.7 X
4.1X 
4.2X 
4.3 X
4.4 X
4.5 X
4.6X 
4.7X 


 

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.


The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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