Course Title: Set out site and building works

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4417 Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

Course Title: Set out site and building works

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GEOM5187C

City Campus

TAFE

530T Built Environment and Sustainability

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Course Contact: Matthew Sweeney

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4105

Course Contact Email: matthew.sweeney@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to set out spatial data for building or site works using surveying methods and equipment. This includes using horizontal and vertical control techniques to set out marks and lines to define the position and level of design points on site. The course also includes interpreting plans and specifications in order to conduct measurements and calculations to establish building elements of the correct size, in the correct plan position and at the correct reduced level.

This course is suitable for entry-level technicians who use a broad range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply a range of methods, tools, materials and information to complete routine and non-routine activities and provide and transmit solutions to a variety of predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPSSI4041 Set out site and building works

Elements:

1. Prepare for set-out tasks

2. Use control techniques for set-out

3. Finalise set-out tasks


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.