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Construction level 1 | Tutor Support and Assessments included in the Course Price


Brentwood Open learning College

Summary

Price
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£10 inc VAT (was £140)
Offer ends 24 September 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
80 Hours
Qualification
Level 1 Certificate Construction (Certificate of Achievement)
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Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Construction Course

Endorsed Construction Certificate of Achievement. Construction course having three modules, you will explore some of the most important topics and teachings of relevance to the contemporary construction industry. You will learn what it is that the construction manager does, how to plan and implement site organisation and Construction management strategies, how to effectively manage long-term workforce performance and more.

Qualification

Level 1 Certificate Construction (Certificate of Achievement)
Awarded by ABC Awards

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Description

Construction Course - Objectives

Over the Constructioncourse of three modules, you will explore some of the most important topics and teachings of relevance to the contemporary construction industry. You will learn what it is that the construction manager does, how to plan and implement site organisation and management strategies, how to effectively manage long-term workforce performance and more.

Course Syllabus:

This entry level construction management course is divided into three modules:

Module 1 - Basics of Construction Management

This module covers the following topics:

  • Market Size and its Importance
  • Features of the Construction Industry
  • Multiplicity of Agencies
  • Productivity and Labour Quality
  • Role of Construction Supervisor
  • Responsibilities of the Construction Supervisor
  • Construction Supervisor and the Phases of Construction Project
  • Supervision for the Construction Agency
  • Construction Supervision and Inspection and Testing
  • Construction Supervisor's Role in Ensuring Progress
  • Plus more

Module 2 - Site Organisation

This module covers the following topics

  • Types of Buildings
  • Zoning and Other Factors
  • Environmental Impact Study (EIS)
  • Criteria for Location and Site Selection
  • Structure of Rock
  • Construction at Rock Sites
  • Engineering Geology
  • Flood Plains and Flood Protection
  • Factors affecting Site Exploration
  • Plus more

Module 3 - Material Management

This module covers the following topics

  • Material Planning and Control
  • Stores and Inventory Control
  • Importance of Material Management
  • Issues Confronting Material Management
  • Quality Specification
  • Centralised versus Decentralised Purchasing
  • Vendor Rating
  • Rating Methods
  • Issues Relating to Storage and Material Handling Optimum level of inventory
  • Receiving Inspection Record Keeping
  • Material Handling and Equipment
  • Material Management in Construction
  • Plus more

Course Benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials

Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with Brentwood Open Learning College you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.

Who is this course for?

Construction Course

Studying for an Construction Course comes highly recommended for anyone looking to establish themselves as a true leader in this dynamic and rewarding profession. By beginning with the basics and gradually guiding learners through the most important and complex industry issues, our top-level Construction Courseis open to newcomers with no existing experience or expertise. We design our courses to be as accessible and flexible as possible, with absolutely no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about.

Requirements

We work hard to keep all of our courses as accessible as possible for all learners. Candidates interested in our Construction Course must meet the following requirements:

*Note: This course is offered on special discounted price on REED only and does not include awarding body accreditation charges. At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £35 accreditation fee and postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK).

Career path

Earn your ConstructionCourse on your terms to advance your career. Candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:

  • Construction Assistant
  • Construction Coordinator

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