QUSU06015 2017 Contract Administration 2

General Details

Full Title
Contract Administration 2
Transcript Title
Contract Administration 2
Code
QUSU06015
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2017 - Full Academic Year 2017-18
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Leigh McLoughlin, Pat Carter
Programme Membership
SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics SG_CCEOL_C06 201800 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics (Online)
Description

Consideration of contract documentation and documentation appropriate to tendering for construction work, study of the responsibilities and duties of Design Team members, preparation of 'Preliminaries' section of Bill of Quantities, handling of Main Contractor and Sub-Contractor tendering documentation, tendering by traditional methods and electronically

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Interpret the constituent parts of the SF88 (Short Form of Contract)

2.

Illustrate knowledge of the matters dealt with in the ‘The Liaison Committee Code of Practice’ 

3.

Debate the various duties, responsibilities and authorities of the Design Team members

4.

Prepare a ‘Preliminaries’ section of a Bill of Quantities

5.

Analyse the Health and Safety insertions in the contract documentation

6.

Setup the tendering procedure for a proposed contract  -  Main Contractor, Sub-Contractors  -  traditional tendering, ‘e–tendering’

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Delivery by lecture; self-directed learning with guidance of academic staff (relevant exercises reference to reading material); syllabus material recorded through 'live recordings' and posting of content in 'pdf' format for continual reference by student throughout Semester

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination

Repeat Assessments

By project work/assignment - details sent to student with examination results and date stated for submission; work will be similar in nature to that given during the Semester and all required study/refreence material wil be available on 'moodle'

Indicative Syllabus

‘Short Form of Contract’  -  Articles of Agreement, Conditions of Contract, Appendix

‘The Liaison Committee Code of Practice’  -  application in work of designers and contractors

Design Team Members  -  duties, responsibilities, authority  -  detailed consideration

‘Preliminaries’

Lists of tendering Main Contractors, Nominated Sub-Contractors  -  preparation, selection

Tender submission, ‘e’ tendering

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Contract Administration 2 Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Contract Administration 2 Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Year 1,2,3,4,5,6
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom contract administration 2 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN contract administration 2 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload


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

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

AQUA Group, (2007), ‘Procurement, Rendering and Contract Administration’, Blackwell Publishing, UK

Other Resources

Standard Form of Contract (Short Form), SF88

Code of Practice for Tendering and Contractual Matters 2006 by The Liaison Committee

Additional Information

None