CNST602 – Construction Industry Procurement

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Module code
Module title
Construction Industry Procurement
To enable the student to develop an introductory knowledge, skills and understanding to analyse a range of contracts, procurement methodologies and processes for a medium building.
  • EN1601
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Analyse a range of types of contracts and select appropriate tender methodology and processes for a medium building
Compile for presentation a tender for a lump sum contract for a medium building
Undertake a notification process for unsuccessful tenders for a medium building
May include, but not limited to, an appropriate selection from the following topics:
Types of contract and selection of tender methodology: overview of contract types and tender methods - lump sum, fluctuating, fixed price, cost reimbursement, two stage tendering, target cost, design and build, guaranteed maximum price, open, selected, public private partnership. Methodology selection - format, timing, registration of interest, distribution, people involved in tender preparation, conditions of contract. Selection meets enterprise/client values, objectives, strategic vision.
Compilation and presentation of a tender for a lump sum contract: evaluation of subcontractors - industry criteria and quotations. Coordination of components - response methods, construction methodology, health and safety plan, quality assurance plan, construction programme, budget, consultants, subcontracts. Stakeholder consultation. Tender format, content and presentation method meets enterprise/client requirements and contract conditions.
Notification and process for unsuccessful tenders: return of tender deposit and documentation, stakeholder notification including subcontractors and suppliers. Debrief and evaluation.
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