Course Title: Plan building or construction work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4274 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Plan building or construction work

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL6003C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

BUIL6003C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan on-site activities, including the employment of physical and human resources and the development of documentation and advice for relevant authorities concerning residential and commercial projects. The ability to identify appropriate resources and suppliers, and assess the availability of and requirements for skilled labour are essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4007A Plan building or construction work

Elements:

1. Appraise contract documentation to identify operational requirements.   1.1. Contract documentation  is reviewed to identify any unusual aspects of construction, use of materials or penalties.   1.2. Availability of selected subcontractors to suit the job requirements is determined.   1.3. Availability of materials is assessed and confirmed with suppliers.   1.4. Site access requirements and limitations are identified and actions taken to facilitate entry.   1.5. Documentation  for authorities controlling construction work is prepared and project commencement date is determined.   1.6. Procedures for controlling and recording site deliveries are implemented.

2. Implement strategies for construction operations.   2.1. Organisational strategies  for implementing construction operations are identified.   2.2. Procedures for recording the hire of plant and equipment are implemented.   2.3. Organisational OHS policy and procedures, including hazard and risk management, are implemented.   2.4. Procedures for the removal of existing services and hazardous materials are implemented in accordance with Environment Protection Agency requirements.   2.5. Procedures for the control of multiple projects are followed.

3. Prepare project schedule.   3.1. Construction operations are sequenced.   3.2. Operations details are entered into a manually prepared project schedule  or computer-based software package.   3.3. Critical path of the project is defined and revised as required.   3.4. Project timeframes are adjusted to account for anticipated delays.

4. Determine required resources.   4.1. Temporary services and site accommodation requirements are determined and documented.   4.2. Plant requirements and availability dates are determined and documented with reference to contract documentation.   4.3. On-site labour requirements are determined and documented with reference to contract documentation.

5. Prepare and submit condition reports.   5.1. Reports on the condition of existing buildings and structures on adjacent site boundaries are completed.   5.2. Copies of condition reports are forwarded to the owners of adjacent buildings prior to commencing construction.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.Students will be asked to personally demonstrate to the 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 have achieved satisfactory results in each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent. 

Assessment

Assessment 1

Project Contract review against Plans and Specifications Company Procedure

Assessment 2

Project. Schedule for residential dwelling including payments

Assessment 3

Project Variation, Resources and Extension of Time.

Assessment 4

Portfolio of Activities

These tasks assesses the following Course Leaning Outcomes (CLO's): 

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix  

Element/Performance Criteria

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

1.1

X

 

 

 

1.2

X

 

 

 

1.3

X

 

 

 

1.4

X

 

 

 

1.5

X

 

 

 

1.6

X

 

 

 

2.1

X

 

 

 

2.2

X

 

 

 

2.3

X

 

 

 

2.4

X

 

 

 

2.5

 

 

 

X

3.1

 

X

 

 

3.2

 

X

 

 

3.3

 

X

 

 

3.4

 

X

 

 

4.1

 

X

 

 

4.2

 

X

 

 

4.3

 

 

X

X

5.1

X

 

 

 

5.2

X