Course Title: Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: BUIL5991C

Course Title: Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5256 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

John Leahy Supervise the planning of on site medium construction planning course co ordinator

Contact John at john.leahy@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 200

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 the planning process and organisation of on-site building or construction work projects up to and including medium rise commercial and wide span buildings (medium rise licensing classification with reference to Class 1 and 10 construction, Class 2 and 3 to a maximum of 3 storeys, Class 4 to 9 to a maximum of 3 storeys, not including Type A construction). Successful supervision of planning and organisation requires effective interpretation of contractual and planning requirements and development of strategies for using human and physical resources effectively in order to comply with contractual obligations. In order to achieve the outcomes for this unit, knowledge of relevant building and construction planning practices, state or territory building and construction codes, standards and regulations and human resource principles and practices is required.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5003A Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work

Element:

1. Appraise the contractual documentation and delegate the planning of operational requirements as necessary.

Element:

2. Initiate strategies and delegate the implementation of medium rise construction operations, as necessary.

Element:

3. Supervise the preparation of project schedules

Element:

4. Ensure the provision of all resources required for project.

Element:

5. Review existing on-site buildings or structures.

Element:

6. Supervise staff and maintain an effective work environment.


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

             
Weekly delivery schedule 2016
Students please note this delivery schedule may be varied slightly as deemed appropriate.
Lesson 1
Introduction to planning Underpinning knowledge - history benefits and methods of planning.
Lessons 2 & 3
Contracts Basic contract concepts, types & industry contracts.
 Lessons 4 & 5
Town planning authority Planning zones, overlays & permits, building permits & use of MS Excel in construction planning.
Lesson 5, 6, 7 & 8
Site establishment, Site investigation & establishment.
Lesson 8 & 9
Site documentation Drawings, Specification, others & Site diary.
Lesson 10 & 11
Labour and materials Resources, materials and labour calculations, crew sizes. Using MS Excel.
Lessons 12, 13  & 14
Project scheduling, Introduction to MS Project - use for house planning. Phases of commercial construction.
Lessons 15 to 22
Project scheduling
Footing systems, further MS Project skills, residential framing, portal steel framing, precast and tilt up panels, suspended slab construction, roofing, blockwork & other claddings, windows, internal services, joinery, tiling, painting, services fit-off and handover.
Lessons 23 to 30
Monitoring programs, Supervision of planning Communication and other Supervisory skills.
Multiple projects changes to schedules and managing changes.
Lessons 31 & 32
Course completion and final assessment

         


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through the Learning Hub 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. You will also use equipment and software packages in the laboratory for the project work. 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. You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your 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.

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1

Project based assessment Task 1

10

Assessment 2

Project based assessment Task 2

10

Assessment 3

Hard copy closed book test 1

20

Assessment 4

Project based assessment Task 3

20

Assessment 5

Project based assessment Task 4

20

Assessment 6

Hard copy closed book test 2

20

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

Assessment 5

Assessment 6

1.1

X

 

X

 

  

1.2

X

 

X

 

  

1.3

X

 

X

 

  

1.4

 

 

X

X

  

1.5

 

 

 

X

 X

1.6

 

X

 

X

  

1.7

X

 

X

X

X 

2.1

 

X

X

 

  

2.2

 

X

 

  

2.3

 

X

 

 

  

2.4

 

 

X

X

  

2.5

 

 

 

 

XX

3.1

 

 

X

X

X

3.2

 

 

 

X

X

3.3

 

 

 

 

X 

3.4

 

 

 

 

XX

3.5

 

 

 

 

 

4.1

 

 

 

X

X

4.2

 

X

X

X

 

4.3

 

 

X

X

 

4.4

 

 

 

 

 

5.1

X

X

X

 

  

5.2

 

X

X

 

  

6.1

 

 

 

X

XX

6.2

 

 

 

 

6.3

 

 

 

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks
Portfolio based assessment task 1.

Planning permit application, building permit application and MBA contract, site investigation checklist template and selected class activities including multiple choice quizzes. Semester 1.
Weighting towards final result for this assessment task: 25%

Portfolio based assessment task 2.
Preparation of a selected building site for construction including site establishment, site diary dilapidation report, OH&S documentation and selected class activities including multiple choice quizzes. Semester 1.
Weighting towards final result for this assessment task:  25%

Portfolio based assessment task 3.
Excel list showing all tasks and activities for medium rise construction project
Sub-contractor list showing all sub-contractors completing tasks and activities
Selected class activities including multiple choice quizzes. Semester 2.
Weighting towards final result for this assessment task:  25%

Portfolio based assessment task 4.
All tasks and activities entered and scheduled appropriately into Micro soft project file
All selected sub-contractors entered into program
Call forward sheet and class demonstration completed
Selected class activities including multiple choice quizzes. Semester 2.
Weighting towards final result for this assessment task:  25%


Assessment Matrix

 

Element/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3Assessment 4
1.1X   
1.2X   
1.3XX  
1.4  XX
1.5  XX
1.6XX  
1.7X   
2.1 X  
2.2 X  
2.3 X  
2.4 XX 
2.5   X
3.1  XX
3.2  XX
3.3   X
3.4   X
3.5   X
4.1   X
4.2 XX 
4.3  X 
4.4  X 
5.1XX  
5.2 X  
6.1  XX
6.2   X
6.3   X

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:
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