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The level 4 Diploma in Site Management consists of 12 units.  The syllabus for each unit is shown below.

 

1. Project Planning

1.1 Information (Exempt for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

1.1.1 Information required (Exempt with Level 3)
1.1.2 Sources of information (Exempt with Level 3)

1.2 Resources and Work Methods (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

1.2.1 Selecting the work methods
1.2.2 Determining Resource Requirements
1.2.3 Method Statements (Exempt with Level 3)
1.2.4 Producing a Method Statement (Exempt with Level 3)
1.2.5 Resource Schedules

1.3 Programmes for Operations (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

1.3.1 Programming for building operations (Exempt with Level 3)
1.3.2 Calculating Resources
1.3.3 Briefing and Up-dating Personnel on Working Methods


2. Project Control & Monitoring

2.1 Procure, Monitor & Control Materials

2.1.1 Assess the quantities, quality and costs of the materials
2.1.2 Material compliance to Requirements
2.1.3 Records and administrative procedures for materials
2.1.4 Dealing with sub-standard materials
2.1.5 Protecting the work and environment and preventing waste


2.2 Procure & Monitor Plant and Equipment

2.2.1 Assessing plant and equipment
2.2.2 Procurement of plant and equipment
2.2.3 Records and administrative procedures for plant and equipment
2.2.4 Ensuring correct use and maintenance
 

2.3 Monitor & Control Work

2.3.1 Assessing and recording performance
2.3.2 Variations to the contract programme and specification
2.3.3 Monitor, control and record site activities that affect the environment.
2.3.4 Collecting and using feedback


2.4 Monitor & Control Costs

2.4.1 Procedures for Monitoring Costs
2.4.2 Maintaining Records of Expenditure


3. Managing the Quality of Site Work

3.1 Identifying Quality Systems

3.1.1 Defining Quality Control
3.1.2 Assessing Quality Requirements
3.1.3 Statutory Documents and Requirements
3.1.4 Conveying Quality Requirements
3.1.5 Financial Implications


3.2 Monitoring Quality

3.2.1 Areas where defect are likely to occur
3.2.2 Quality Management Systems
3.2.3 Quality Plans
3.2.4 Testing
 

3.3 Sustainability & Quality

3.3.1 Sustainability Issues on Site
3.3.2 Protecting the Environment
3.3.3 Maintaining Environmental Records


4. Managing Health & Safety, Welfare & Risk Control at Work

4.1 Safety Obligations (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

 

4.1.1 Obligations under current CDM legislation (exempt for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies)

4.1.2 Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Plans

4.1.3 Organisational and Communication Systems

 

 

4.2 Manage Project Health, Safety and Welfare Information (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

 

4.2.1 Obtain and Evaluate Relevant Information (exempt for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies)

4.2.2 Production of Appropriate Documents

4.2.3 Maintaining Notices and Warning Signs

 

4.3 Maintain Health, Safety and Welfare on Site

 

4.3.1 Managing of Health, Safety and Welfare

4.3.2 Dealing with Incidents

4.3.3 Inducting and Training



5. Managing Dimensional Control

5.1 Obtaining Information (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

5.1.1 Identify the roles and responsibilities of the contracting parties for dimensional quality control.
5.1.2 Identify the sources of the relevant setting out information
5.1.3 Obtain the relevant setting out information
5.1.4 Identify permanent and temporary benchmarks and setting out points.
5.1.5 Check the setting out points against the setting out information for the works.


5.2 Establish Lines and Levels (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

5.2.1 Relate the setting out information to the circumstances of the site.
5.2.2 Set out lines and levels for construction operations.
5.2.3 Determine the lengths of travellers for excavation and concreting.


5.3 Inaccurate or Missing Information (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies).

5.3.1 Check that the setting out information in the contract documents is mutually consistent and consistent with the site dimensions.
5.3.2 Inform any interested parties of any inaccurate or missing setting out information.


6. Developing and Managing People

6.1 Managing People (Partial Exemption for holders of the Level 3 Diploma in Site Supervisory Studies)

6.1.1 Motivation

6.1.2 Leadership (Exempt with Level 3)

6.1.3 Monitoring and feedback to people



6.2 Dealing with People


6.2.1 Conflict

6.2.2 Discipline

6.2.3 Grievance Procedures



6.3 Training and Development


6.3.1 Training Benefits

6.3.2 Training Needs

6.3.3 Continued Professional Development (CPD)

 



7. Improving Managerial Skills

7.1 Managing Oneself

 

7.1.1 Conduct and behaviour

7.1.2 Dealing with problems

7.1.4 Decision Making

7.1.5 Time Management

 

 

7.2 Managing Others

 

7.2.1 Process of Management

7.2.2 Teams / Groups

7.2.3 Negotiation

 

 

7.3 Communications

 

7.3.1 The need of Communication

7.3.2 Ways of Communication

7.3.3 Letter Writing

7.3.4 Report Writing

7.3.5 Meetings




8. Contractual & Legal Responsibilities

8.1 Contract Law

8.1.1 Basics of a Contract
8.1.2 Construction Industry Standard Forms of Contract
8.1.3 Specific Clauses


8.2 Law of Tort

8.2.1 Torts
8.2.2 Negligence
8.2.3 Nuisance
 

8.3 Legal Requirements on Site

8.3.1 Planning and Building Regulations
8.3.2 Conservation and Archaeology
8.3.3 Insurance
8.3.4 Other Legal Requirements


9. Estimating & Measuring Work

9.1 Pre-tender Process

9.1.1 Types of Procurement
9.1.2 Types of Tendering
9.1.3 Tender Stage

9.2 Estimating

9.2.1 The Estimating Process
9.2.2 Cost Calculations
9.2.3 Production of the Estimate
9.2.4 Turning the Cost Estimate into a Tender

9.3 Valuation of Work

9.3.1 Valuations
9.3.2 Preparing the Valuation on site 


10 Managing Sub-contractors

10.1 Sub-contractors

10.1.1 Legal Requirements
10.1.2 Types of sub-contractor
10.1.3 Attendance

 

10.2 Planning and Programming

10.2.1 Liaising with Sub-contractors
10.2.2 Communication


10.3 Managing Sub-contractors

10.3.1 Monitoring Work
10.3.2 Maintaining Records
10.3.3 Dealing with problems


11. Managing Building Services

11.1 Organising and Managing Services

11.1.1 Site Requirement for Services
11.1.2 Function of Building Services
11.1.3 Design of Service Systems
11.1.4 Building Information Modelling (BIM)
11.1.5 Manage Building Services on Site
11.1.6 Testing and Hand-Over

11.2 Essential Services

11.2.1 Low and High Pressure Water Systems
11.2.2 Drainage and Sanitation
11.2.3 Electrical Lighting and Power
11.2.4 Heating
11.2.5 Gas Installations

11.3 Specialist Services

11.3.1 Mechanical Ventilation and Air Conditioning
11.3.2 Fire Prevention Systems
11.3.3 Security Systems
11.3.4 Communication Systems
11.3.5 Transportation Systems

 

12. Managing the Technology of Modern Construction

12.1 Preparation

12.1.1 Purpose of Buildings
12.1.2 Structural Concepts
12.1.3 Components and Parts
12.1.4 Drawings
12.1.5 Site Investigation
12.1.6 Ground Stabilisation
 

12.2 Construction Technology

12.2.1 Foundations
12.2.2 The Building Envelope
12.2.3 Roofs
12.2.4 Floors
12.2.5 Internal Walls and Finishes
12.2.6 Fixtures and Fittings
12.2.7 External Works
 

12.3 Management of Construction

12.3.1 Ensuring products and materials meet the needs of the project.
12.3.2 Ensuring the project meets the designed objectives and requirements.
12.3.3 Managing remedial work.
12.3.4 Systems to sign off the completed work.

 


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