Unit 4 Maintaining the Dimensional Accuracy of Construction Work
Unit aim: This unit is designed to meet the
needs of construction Site Supervisors in order to maintain the dimensional
accuracy of the works.
This unit is divided
into an Introduction and 3 study sections.
4.1.1 Identify the roles and responsibilities of the
contracting parties for dimensional quality control.
4.1.2 Identify the sources of the relevant setting out
4.1.3 Obtain the relevant setting out information
4.1.4 Identify permanent and temporary benchmarks and
setting out points.
4.1.5 Check the setting out points against the setting out
information for the works.
Section 2 Establish Lines and Levels4.2.1 Relate the setting out information to the
circumstances of the site.4.2.2 Set out lines and levels for construction
operations. 4.2.3 Determine the lengths of travellers for excavation and
Section 3 Inaccurate or
4.3.1 Check that the setting out information in the contract
documents is mutually consistent and consistent with the site
4.3.2 Inform any interested parties of any inaccurate or
missing setting out information.
Unit Recommended Reading
Foster, G (1989)
Construction site studies production, administration and personnel (2nd Ed),
This book is
recommended for units 1, 2, 4, 5 & 6
Books can be ordered
from most bookshops or online from Amazon.
Before starting you
should read the ‘Study Guide’ accessible from the link on the left. When you
have done that return to this page and click on the ‘Introduction’ button