QUSU08021 2012 Capital Works Framework 1

General Details

Full Title
Capital Works Framework 1
Transcript Title
Capital Works Framework 1
Code
QUSU08021
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
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_SQUAN_S08 201400 Level 8 Certificate in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_K08 201400 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201400 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQNTY_K08 201500 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201500 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying SG_EQUAN_K08 201700 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying
Description

The aim of this module is to provide the student with an understanding and appreciation of the integrated set of contractual provisions, guidance material, technical templates and procedures which cover all aspects of the delivery process of a public works project from inception to final project delivery and review.

 

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Demonstrate a critical awareness of the documentation required by the Capital Works Framework when procuring a public works contract.

2.

Formulate advice on the most suitable procurement route and contractual strategy to use on a particular project.

3.

Apply the documentation relating to construction contracts from inception to completion of the project.

4.

Identify and contrast the different tendering formats and be able to evaluate and critically appraise tender submissions based on the logical assessment of criteria.

5.

Evaluate the responsibilities of the client and the different members of the design team under public works contract.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination.

Indicative Syllabus

1.      Introduction to the Capital Works Management Framework.

2.      Procurement and contract strategy for public works.

3.      Introducing the contract - key elements of the contract, contract types, legal issues relating to the contract.

4.      GCCC tender evaluation.

5.      Pre-tender reports - general requirements, instructions to tenderers, archaeology, site investigation, ground conditions, utilities.

6.      Forms of tenders and schedules; works requirements.

7.      Managing risk.

8.      Cost planning / control and suitability assessment.

9.      Responsibilities in relation to the contract - employer, contractor, client, project supervisor's.

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 Lecture Theatre Capital Works Framework 1 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Capital Works Framework 1 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Online Capital Works Framework 1 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Capital Works Framework 1 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

1.      Howley, J. and Lang, M. (2011) Minor and Short Forms of Public Works Contracts Designed by the Employer – Explained, Clarus Press.

2.      The Aqua Group (2007) Procurement, Tendering and Contract Administration, Blackwell Publishing.

3.      Seeley, I.H. (2004) Quantity Surveying Practice, McMillan.

4.      Ramus, J.,Griffiths, P. and Birchall,S. (2006) Contract Practice for Surveyors, 4th. Ed. Butterworth.

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

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