ARBO609 – Monitoring Arboriculture Contracts

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Module code
ARBO609
Module title
Monitoring Arboriculture Contracts
Prescription
The aim of this module is to develop students skill and knowledge in the monitoring and management 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. Interpret contract documentation, and monitor and manage the completion of arboricultural contracts.
2. Evaluate contractual performance, documenting justified variations
Content
- Project/contract documentation and performance standard monitoring and management
- Management styles and delegation
- The use of sub-contractors;
- Service provision options
- The evaluation and analysis of contracts;
- Audit procedures
- Examples of famous arboricultural contracts;
- Practical supervision of an arboricultural contract;
- Achievement of milestones;
- Negotiation of contract variations;
- The nature and scope of specialist services required to support contract management.
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