Course Title: Manage construction work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: BUIL6236C

Course Title: Manage 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

Matthew Donato

email: matthew.donato@rmit.edu.au

phone: 9925 4519

Nominal Hours: 150

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 manage construction work and/or projects, which may involve fulfilling single or multi-site commercial contractual obligations.
To successfully manage construction projects requires knowledge of relevant industry legislation, codes, standards, methods, procedures and practices as well as the ability to communicate effectively with others.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC5010B Manage construction work

Element:

1. Establish site communication processes.

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Site communication processes are established and managed to comply with organisational quality management requirements.
1.2. Dates and times of site meetings are organised and relevant personnel are notified.

Element:

2. Establish and review OHS, welfare and risk management procedures.

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Organisational requirements for on-site first aid facilities are identified, established and reviewed in accordance with relevant OHS, welfare and risk management legislation and regulations.
2.2. Plant and equipment usage policy and practices that require certificated operators are established and managed to comply with risk management procedures.
2.3. Hazard management procedures are established and implemented, and precautionary measures are instigated.
2.4. Responsibilities for safe handling of materials are addressed through organisational policy and procedures.
2.5. Construction safety procedures are established and managed in accordance with OHS, welfare and risk management requirements and key personnel are identified.
2.6. Safety induction procedures are established and managed in the event of dangerous incidents, injuries and accidents.
2.7. Safety reporting processes and documentation are developed and implemented in accordance with organisational and legislative requirements.

Element:

3. Manage supply of materials and installation of equipment.

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Process for placing orders for materials is established and managed to ensure the timely and cost effective supply of materials and installation of equipment.
3.2. Procedures are established, managed and monitored for equipment hire and maintenance.

Element:

4. Manage on-site operations.

Performance Criteria:

4.1. On-site operations are managed to implement and maintain a safe and cost-effective work environment in accordance with appropriate schedules and the contract.
4.2. Subcontractor operations are managed and coordinated to ensure compliance with company obligations.
4.3. System to deal with problems and delays affecting performance is established and managed.
4.4. Processes to manage industrial relations are established in accordance with company policy and regulatory guidelines.
4.5. Revisions are made to project schedules when required and variations are documented to comply with quality management procedures.
4.6. Project quality management is effectively implemented to provide for a continuous improvement environment in which safety procedures are monitored continuously, reports are analysed and procedures reviewed as required.
4.7. Contact with statutory authorities and parties to the contract are facilitated when variations are made to approved contract drawings and specifications.
4.8. Multi-site management plans are implemented in accordance with organisational policy and site conditions

Element:

5. Manage the processing of progress claims and payments.

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Progress claims are managed and approved in accordance with contract requirements.
5.2. Project expenditure is managed and claims against scheduled projected costs are checked for accuracy.


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

Lesson Plan - (Anticipated delivery schedule)

1. Introduction to MCW
2. Site roles and responsibilities
3. Communication
4. Stakeholder management
5. Leadership and the PCG
6. Decision making
7. Risk
8. Quality
9. Tendering and RFI
10. Procurement
11. Preliminaries and resources
12. IPMP (Integrated Management Plan)
13. Site diary
14. Operational planning
15. On site services
16. Site specific inductions
17. Toolbox meeting
18. SWMS (Safe Work Method Statement)
19. Architects instructions
20. Variations
21. EOT (Extension of Time)
22. Document control
23. Excavating and earthmoving
24. Finance
25. Progress claims
26. Conflict management
27. Crunching schedules
28. Industrial relations
29. Crisis management
30. Handover
31. Defects
32. Preparation of Portfolio
33. Revision
34. In class tests


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. 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

Assignment 1 - Site roles, stakeholders and communication Plan

15

Assessment 2

Assignment 2 - Procurement and Project Management Plan

35

 

Assessment 3

Assignment 3- Site safety, Inductions, toolbox and SWMS

15

Assessment 4

Assignment 4 - Finance and progress claims

10

Assessment 5

Portfolio of semesters work (in class activities)

25

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

Assessment 5

1.1

X

 

 

 

 

1.2

X

 

 

 

 

2.1

 

X

X  

2.2

 

X

X

 

 

2.3

 

X

X

 

 

2.4

X

X

X

 

 

2.5

X

X

X

 

 

2.6

 

X

 

 

 

2.7

 

X

X

 

 

3.1

 

X

 

 

 

3.2

 

X

 

 

 

4.1

X

 

 

X

 

4.2

X

X

 

X

X

4.3

 

X

 

 

 

4.4

 

X

 

 

 

4.5

 

 

 

X

 

4.6

 

 

 

 

X

4.7

X

 

 

X

4.8

 

 

 

 

 

5.1

 

 

 

X

 

5.2

 

 

 

X

 

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                                                                                                                                Weight %
Assessment 1 Site roles, Communication Plan and Stakeholder Management                               20
Assessment 2 Project Management Plan and procurement                                                            20
Assessment 3 Site specific induction, Toolbox meeting, SWMS                                                      20
Assessment 4 Earthworks Variation, Finance and Progress Claim                                                 15
Assessment 5 Portfolio                                                                                                                   10
Assessment 6 In Class Test                                                                                                            15


Assessment Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3Assessment 4Assessment 5Assessment 6
1.1X    X
1.2X    X
2.1 XX  X
2.2 XX  X
2.3 XX  X
2.4XXX  X
2.5 XX  X
2.6 X   X
2.7 XX   
3.1 X   X
3.2 X   X
4.1   X X
4.2 X XXX
4.3 X   X
4.4 X   X
4.5   X X
4.6 X  XX
4.7X   XX
4.8 X   X
5.1   X X
5.2   X 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:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.
 

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