QUSU06017 2012 Construction Site Management

General Details

Full Title
Construction Site Management
Transcript Title
Const. Site Management
Code
QUSU06017
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
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Leigh McLoughlin
Programme Membership
SG_JCONS_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and Costing SG_JQUAN_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying SG_JCONS_B07 201400 Bachelor of Science in Construction Cost Management SG_JQUAN_H08 201400 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_B07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction SG_JQUAN_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_CCONS_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Economics
Description

The aim of this module is to develop the students understanding of the role and context of management in relation to construction sites.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Apply alternative site setup and management organisational structures to varying complex construction sites.

2.

Demonstrate an understanding of the health and safety obligations on construction sites and evaluate health and safety risk.

3.

Describe the elements of quality control, quality assurance and total quality management.

4.

Explain the requirements for the appropriate management of on-site resources.

5.

Select appropriate procedures and techniques to plan and programme construction projects.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination.

Indicative Syllabus

1. The construction process, site classification, site layout and organisation, security and environmental issues.

2. Resources - materials, control, monitoring, waste minimisation. Plant and equipment, acquisition, maintenance, safety.

3. Introduction to the concept of quality, site diary, records.

4. Contract supervision, control, objectives, techniques.

5. Work study, productivity, method study, application.

6. Construction programming, production techniques, programming of work, principles and advantages of construction planning.

7. Health and safety requirements.

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 Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

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

Full Time Mode Workload


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

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

1. Griffith, A, and Watson, P, (2004), Construction Management , Principles and Practice, Palgrave Hampshire

2. Harris, F. and McCaffer, R. (2013), Modern Constructon Management, 7th Ed., Blackwell Science Cornwall

3. Pettinger, R. (2006), Introduction to Management, 4th Ed., Palgrave Hampshire

4. Linehan, M., Greaney, P. and Foster, E. (2010) Management in the Built Environment in Ireland, Gill & McMillan.

5. Calvert, R.E., Bailey, G. and Coles, D. (2002) Introduction to Building Managmeent, 6th Ed., Butterworth Heinmann.

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None