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CARP3121 – Preliminary Works for Construction

Module code
Module title
Preliminary Works for Construction
To enable students to prepare a building site for construction work.
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course the aakongat will be able to:
1. Prepare a building site for construction to meet plans and specifications.
2. Set up and operate levelling equipment to establish levels on a building site.
3. Use literacy and numeracy to interpret drawings and set out a building site.
4. Define sub-contractors’ roles in construction.
5. Prepare a site for demolition in line with industry requirements.
Environmental and legal requirements of a building site
Create a site establishment plan to prepare for construction activities
Building set out
Demolition process
Waste management
Specific roles and works for sub-contractors
Levelling equipment
Terminology / numeracy
Assessment Criteria
Two assessments with competency pass criteria

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