This unit describes a participant's skills and knowledge required to carry out inspections of civil structures in Civil Construction. It is appropriate for those working in supervisory or technical roles. No licensing, legislation or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit details

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - locates and applies relevant legislation, documentation, policies and procedures; - implements appropriate procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient inspections of civil structures; - works effectively with others to plan, prepare and conduct inspections of civil structures, and; - demonstrates completion of inspections of civil structures that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - organisational, client and site operational requirements; - relationship between various areas of civil works; - team leadership techniques; - works planning techniques; - civil structures inspection monitoring methods; - engineering survey principles; - materials quality and delivery requirements and procedures; - mentoring techniques; - estimating principles; - civil works construction sequencing; - civil structures inspection and related activities' terminology; - set out requirements and procedures; - works planning techniques, and; - monitoring methods.

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