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

Unit details

Study level:
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 supervision of civil works contractors; - works effectively with others to supervise civil works contractors that meets all the required outcomes, and; - demonstrates completion of supervising civil works construction 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: - accessing, interpreting and applying legislative, organisation and site requirements and procedures; - the relationship between various areas of civil works; - civil works plant and equipment capabilities and limitations; - using team leadership techniques; - works planning techniques; - civil works monitoring methods; - engineering survey principles; - mentoring techniques; - civil works construction sequencing; - set out requirements and procedures; - road geometry, and; - drainage requirements.

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