This unit introduces students the principles of effective site and geotechnical investigations for the establishment and preparation of construction works. The unit will introduce standard survey techniques to monitor construction work (a) Set out a building on a selected site with minimal profiles, (b) Prepare, test and operate levelling devices, (c) Identify specialised levelling and surveying equipment available on large building projects for various set-out and checking procedures, (d) Compute coordinates and bearings, distances related to grids and general set-out work on large building sites. In addition the impact of site development on traditional owners or custodians are considered in relationship to international standards on human rights, sustainable development and the environment for the purpose of ensuring that traditional owners and custodians are able to practice their traditional laws and customs and exercise the full range of connection to Country, Students will work individually and collaboratively to assess, propose and present solutions to various construction site set-ups.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
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