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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

6

AQF level

6

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Introduces students to basic aspects of site management in the civil construction industry, including operational planning, compliance systems, and quality management systems.

Unit content

Operational plans
Basic project management tools
Compliance systems
Types of contracts and their use in civil construction
Quality management systems

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 schedule and plan site operations Creativity
2 apply, monitor and report on compliance systems Knowledge of a discipline Communication and social skills
3 plan and implement systems for quality management. Creativity

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. schedule and plan site operations
    • GA2: Creativity
  2. apply, monitor and report on compliance systems
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  3. plan and implement systems for quality management.
    • GA2: Creativity