Course Title: Undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5320 Diploma of Surveying

Course Title: Undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 72

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL6133C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit specifies the competency required to undertake site surveys and set out procedures on civil and residential building projects. It includes the use of basic measuring and levelling equipment, recording and interpretation of data, and evaluation of and compliance with relevant legislation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCSV5007A Undertake site surveys and set-out procedures for building projects

Elements:

1. Measure linear distances on site using building and basic surveying equipment

2. Carry out a closed level transverse procedure using the rise and fall recording method

3. Perform grid surveys for contour purposes.

4. Set out T-shaped or L-shaped buildings on a selected site with minimal profiles.

5. Set up and use levelling devices to determine horizontal and vertical angles.

6. Identify suitability of levelling and surveying equipment for large building projects.

7. Compute coordinates, bearings and distances related to grids and general set out work on large building sites.

8. Evaluate documents and plans incorporated in land titles


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. 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. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment Task

Weight %

Assessment 1

Field Test 1

30

Assessment 2

Field Test 2

30

Assessment 3

Portfolio

40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/ Performance Criteria Covered

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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.