Course Title: Coordinate construction or renovation of facilities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2020

Course Code: BUIL6415C

Course Title: Coordinate construction or renovation of facilities

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5298 - Diploma of Property Services (Asset and Facility Management)

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email: Thierry.Demathieu@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Course Coordinator

Tibor Novak
Teacher 

Property Services Department School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Science (SVEHS)
RMIT University
Building 51, Level 6, Room 10E
80-92 Victoria Street
Carlton 3053, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9925 4934
Email: tibor.novak@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 25

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 coordinate the construction or renovation of facilities. It requires the ability to use appropriate consultative processes to determine construction or renovation requirements and to develop, monitor and finalise a construction plan.

 The unit supports the work of those involved in coordinating the construction or renovation of facilities. It applies to real estate agents, strata community managers, and stock and station agents.

 Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States and Territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPPDSM5007 Coordinate construction or renovation of facilities

Element:

1. Determine construction or renovation requirements.

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Construction drawings are reviewed and confirmed with relevant people according to project requirements. 1.2. Consultative processes are used to negotiate and confirm construction requirements with contracted parties. 1.3. Site access and specific site requirements are identified and appropriate arrangements are made as required. 1.4. Construction plan is prepared, including contingencies to ensure contract and organisational requirements are met.

Element:

2. Organise resources and support processes.

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Provision of financial, physical and human resources is planned. 2.2. Construction strategies, objectives and timelines are negotiated and agreed in consultation with client and relevant people. 2.3. Monitoring and reporting arrangements for construction activities are established and documented. 2.4. Relevant approvals are obtained within designated timeframe.

Element:

3. Arrange contractors and consultants.

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Contractors and consultants are arranged to undertake construction. 3.2. Tendering and selection methods are selected and followed to meet client and organisational procurement guidelines. 3.3. Contracted services are provided that are relevant to the construction work to be undertaken and client requirements. 3.4. Documentation regarding reporting arrangements and deliverables is finalised.

Element:

4. Monitor construction or renovation process.

Performance Criteria:

4.1. Construction or renovation is monitored against construction plan to ensure completion within designated timeframes. 4.2. Factors affecting achievement of scheduled work are identified and required variations to schedules are negotiated and agreed with relevant people. 4.3. Established communication channels and processes are used to ensure accurate exchange of information throughout operations. 4.4. Situations requiring specialist advice are identified and appropriate support is sought as required.

Element:

5. Finalise construction or renovation process.

Performance Criteria:

5.1. Notification of completed construction is received and checked against client and organisational requirements. 5.2. Inspection is arranged to confirm facilities are fully operational and meet required specifications and industry standards. 5.3. Information is securely maintained with due regard to client privacy and confidentiality, and legislative 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 Canvas
  • Other forms of structured teaching and learning

Students will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course.

  The total number of scheduled hours of teaching, learning and assessment involved in this course includes all planned activities (face to face classes, lectures, workshops and seminars; workplace visits, online learning and other forms of structured teaching and learning). It also covers the amount of effort necessary to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, observation of work performance, discussions with supervisors and others providing third party evidence and one on one and group assessment sessions with students.   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.


Teaching Schedule

 

 

 

Time & Day

13:00-17:00

17:00 - 18:00

 18:00 - 21:00

Tuesday 10 March 2020

Co-ordinate construction or renovation of facilities

 

Guest speaker

 

Co-ordinate construction or renovation of facilities

 

Tuesday 17 March 2020

Co-ordinate construction or renovation of facilities

 

Guest speaker

 

Co-ordinate construction or renovation of facilities

 

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Co-ordinate fit out of premises for user occupation

 

Guest speaker

 

Co-ordinate fit out of premises for user occupation

 

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Co-ordinate fit out of premises for user occupation

 

Guest speaker

 

Co-ordinate fit out of premises for user occupation

 

Monday 6 April

2020

  

Assessment due 11:59pm via upload to Canvas




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. 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.

Check the Library Subject Guides:

http://rmit.libguides.com/property-valuation

 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

 

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Assessment 1

Quiz

Assessment 2

Written Report

 

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

Assessment 1

Quiz

Assessment 2

Written Report

 


Assessment Matrix

1.

Item 1:  Identify the clients’ requirements for the facility

Quiz

E1 PC 1.1-1.4

 

 

Item 2:  Analysis of the facility

Written Report

E2 PC 2.1-2.5

 E3 PC3.1-3.5

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 Support: 

Study Support provides free learning and academic development advice to you. 
Services offered by Study Support 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 https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/study-support to find more information about Study and learning Support 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

Late submission: 

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge 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 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted. 
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 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 https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment/special-consideration to find more information about special consideration 

Academic Integrity: 


"Academic integrity means acting with the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility in learning, teaching and research."

It means referencing the work of others while developing your own insights, knowledge and ideas.

Breaches of academic integrity include:

  • plagiarism and failure to correctly acknowledge sources
  • contract cheating or paying/getting another person to prepare an assignment
  • submitting work prepared by another person
  • copying other people’s work
  • cheating in exams
  • breaching the Research Code
  • using unauthorised materials or devices

Please Refer: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/academic-integrity to find more information about plagiarism. 

Other Information: 

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


 

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