Course Title: Manage construction work
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2014
Course Code: BUIL6236C
Course Title: Manage construction work
School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5256 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Course Contact : Program Manager
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4338
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Nominal Hours: 150
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
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
2.Establish and review OHS, welfare and risk management procedures.
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.
3.Manage supply of materials and installation of equipment.
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.
4.Manage on-site operations.
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.
5.Manage the processing of progress claims and payments.
5.1. Progress claims are managed and approved in accordance with contract requirements.
1.Establish site communication processes.
1.1. Site communication processes are established and managed to comply with organisational quality management requirements.
Refer to elements.
Details of Learning Activities
Refer to teaching schedule below.
SITE COMMUNICATION: 1. Communication, 2. Meetings, 3. Communication via the contract, 4. Architects Instruction,
5. RFIS, 6. Variations, 7. EOTs
OHS: 1. site Induction of a new worker, 2. SWMS, 3. Site safety management, 4. MSDS, 5. Toolbox meetings,
6. Site safety co-ordination Plan, 7 Hazard identification and reporting.
1. Importance of understanding how risk relates to site management
1. How does quality relate to site management
1. Scope of Works
2. Ordering/placing orders/receiving orders on site
3. On site management of supplies and materials
4. Procurement - Sub contract agreements/work orders/purchase orders
5. Plant and equipment on and off hire
6. Safe handling of plant, equipment, materials and supplies on site.
ON SITE OPERATIONS
1. Managing sub-contractors, suppliers on site
2. Dispute resolution and conflict management
3. Understanding different levels of site management and scheduling
4. Resource management and RACI modeling techniques
5. Site industrial relations
6. Statutory authorities – infrastructure, planning, building
7. Project management plans
8. Construction management plans
1. Progress Claims and payment schedules
2. Overview of managing project budgets
3. Provisional sums, prime costs with relation to project budget
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
MCW Assignment 1 OHSSite Specific Induction, Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS), visual presentation of their SWMS topic.
SITE ROLES:Organisational Chart, • Key functions and responsibilities of each role, • Specific duties for each role, • Experience, knowledge, skills and ability relevant to each role.
Students are to develop a risk matrix at site establishment stage.Identify 3 key risk areas at site establishment, mitigating actions for each risk & Provide their own consequences and likelihood table to apply to each risk.
MCW Assignment 2: PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN:Students are to develop a Project Management Plan. The PMP is to include • Introduction, • List of relevant stakeholders/clients, Project Scope, Communications Plan, Program/project milestone, Project costings, Risk management plan/register, Quality Management plan.
RFI: Students are to develop an RFI document addressing site issues: Site and project information, Details of RFI, Address the relevant person/s
MCW Test Quiz 1:
MCW Assignment 3: Site Communication: EOT’s, Variation.
MCW Assignment 4: Materials Procurement, Financial schedules and progress claim.
MCW Test Quiz 2:
Assessment 1: 15%
Assessment 2: 15%
Assessment 3 quiz: 20%
Assessment 4: 15%
Assessment 5: 15%
Assessment 6 Quiz:: 20%
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Grade level Competency Level
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