CNST601 – Programming for Medium Buildings

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Module code
CNST601
Module title
Programming for Medium Buildings
Prescription
To enable the student to develop the skills and knowledge to effectively manage, programme and monitor activities, resources and float for a medium building.
Programmes
  • EN1601
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Effectively manage construction activities, inter-relationships and sequencing for a medium building
Effectively manage resource allocation and monitoring for a medium building
Develop a programme for a medium buildings comprising of activites, resources and programme float.
Content
May include, but not limited to, an appropriate selection from the following topics:
Construction activities, inter-relationships and sequencing: identification and separation of activities for type of construction programme. Identification of inter-relationships in accordance with construction methodology and sequencing of activity timelines. Information is charted and presented - start/finish, float, critical path, milestones.
Resource allocation and monitoring: materials, plant, labour, subcontractors, finance. Decisions are based on monitoring of work activities and supports economic achievement of plans - critical path analysis.
Programming of activities and resources: resources assessed to balance float and resource requirements. Programming reflects progress reports, contingencies/actions, achievement of critical outcomes in accordance with project requirements.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Learning activities for topics may typically include practical/workshop, case studies, lectures, tutorials, field trips, group work, visiting specialists, computer simulations, web technologies, projects and self-directed learning.
Assessment Criteria
A portfolio is a compilation of evidence presented by the student in ways that demonstrate their acquired knowledge, competencies and capabilities.
The contents of students' portfolios may typically include evidence of achievement from assignments, projects, tests, exams, formative assessments, and peer assessments, self and group assessments.
Portfolio of Evidence100
Learning and Teaching Resource
Access to online material, product and pricing data
Selected software e.g. Microsoft Project, spreadsheets
Sample project documentation