PROJ07032 2015 Projects

General Details

Full Title
Projects
Transcript Title
Projects
Code
PROJ07032
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
PROJ - Project
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2015 - Full Academic Year 2015-16
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Sean McGagh
Programme Membership
SG_JQUAN_J07 201600 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_J07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying
Description

This module encompasses the practical application of knowledge and skills from core modules with an emphasis on estimating software

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Integrate knowledge of principles, practice and theories from cognate modules

2.

Identify, select and apply appropriate measurement solutions to complex building elements

3.

Apply the various tools and mechanisms of appropriate software to their most efficient

4.

Collaborate with peers in a team environment in order to solve problems

5.

Work independently in a self-directed manner in limited contexts

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Instruction is by means of weekly tutorials to be held in a computer laboratory providing students with the opportunity to present solutions to the tutor on pre-determined tasks. Audio visual aids are used by the tutor in the form of slide projections mainly to elaborate on content and to stimulate discussion.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous Assessment

Repeat Assessments

As IT Sligo's Marks and Standards

Indicative Syllabus

The measurement of complex new build including siteworks, hydraulics and services

Buildsoft Estimating software

Mudshark Software

Computer aided taking off

Tender Documentation

Estimating from first principles using appropriate software

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Assignment Continuous Assessment Practical Evaluation 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Tutorial Computer Laboratory Tutorial 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Assignments 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Online Lecture Not Specified Projects 1 Weekly 1.00
Directed Learning Not Specified Projects 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Projects 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Online Learning Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

BSS Software (2011) Buildsoft Driving Licence Manual , BSS Software, Bray

Department of Finance (2009) How to use the Costing Document (Building Works) Template: Capital Works Management Framework CO 1, Department of Finance, Dublin

National Building Elements Committee (1993) National Standard of Building Elements and Design Cost Control Procedures, 3rd ed. Environmental Research Unit, Dublin

SCSI and CIF, (2009) Agreed Rules of Measurement, 4th Edition, Published by SCSI and CIF 'ARM Joint Committee', Ireland 

Seeley, I.H. (2005) Building Quantities Explained, 6th Edition, Palgrave McMillan, UK

Seeley, I.H., Winfield, R. (2009) Building Quantities Explained (Irish Edition), Palgrave McMillan, UK

 

Other Resources

None