This unit provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to set up and manage all resources and services necessary for the efficient and safe operation of a construction site on building and infrastructure projects. Students will gain a detailed insight into the site establishment and design process including coordinating material storage and circulation, managing plant and equipment, and attending to trades. Additionally, students will learn how to undertake comprehensive risk assessments for on-site OH&S and environmental hazards to comply with legislative and regulatory requirements. Methods of protecting surrounding environments from pollutants generated by construction activities and waste reduction strategies will also be carefully examined.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Recommended readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):