This unit describes a participant's skills and knowledge required to supervise civil works in Civil construction.  This unit is appropriate for those working in supervisory or technical specialist roles.

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 applicable legislation, documentation, policies and procedures; - working effectively with others to plan, prepare and conduct civil works tasks that meets all required outcomes, and; - demonstrates completion of supervising civil works that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - relevant legislative, organisation and site requirements and procedures; - relationship between various areas of civil works; - civil works plant and equipment capabilities and limitations; - team leadership techniques; - works planning techniques; - civil works monitoring methods; - engineering survey principles; - estimating principles; - civil works construction sequencing; - set out requirements and procedures; - road geometry, and; - drainage requirements.

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