ARBO608 – Procurement of Arboriculture Contracts

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Module code
ARBO608
Module title
Procurement of Arboriculture Contracts
Prescription
The aim of this module is to develop the students skill and knowledge in the interpretation and procurement of contracts for arboricultural work.
Programmes
  • SX1902
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
10
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
40
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
100
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Evaluate the legal requirements of work contracts, and tender documentation and conditions.
2. Procure an arboriculture contract and tender documentation with enforceable standards, and collate a tender for submission.
3. Document a Health and Safety policy for contractual purposes.
4. Formulate a work schedule for analysis, together with a site survey and reporting methodology.
Content
? The basic legal requirements and status of contracts.
? Documentation and conditions of contract.
? Essential elements of contracts
? Communication systems and partnership guidelines.
? Contracts to meet specified arboricultural objective.
? Health and Safety policies/requirements.
? The setting of enforceable standards.
? Methods of communication and co-operation between the contractor and the principal.
? Tendering process
? Identification of tender documentation and tender conditions.
? Price work covered by tender.
? Preparing a tender for submission.
? Conducting site/document surveys and producing related reports.
? Preparing a work schedule.
? Performing work analysis.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to pass all components of the portfolio with at least 50% in order to pass this module.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Project-based learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices