COURSE CODE: 1816
COURSE DURATION: 14 HOURS
ASSESSMENT: ONE HOUR MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAMINATION (30 multiple choice questions)
RECOMMENDED PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: A BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AND AN AWARENESS OF THE ROLE OF QUALITY IS REQUIED.
This course has been developed in partnership with the CQI’s Construction Special Interest Group. It introduces learners to practical tools and good practice approaches to managing quality in construction at all stages of the project lifecycle.
It has been developed to equip quality professionals working in the construction industry with the knowledge and skills required to help their organisation achieve ‘right first time’.
It is also suitable for other personnel who need to have a better understanding of the application of quality in construction.
Upon successful completion of the course, learners will have the capability to participate in the integration of quality at all stages of the construction project lifecycle.
This course includes a 1-hour examination and on successful completion, delegates will be awarded a certificate of achievement in practitioner level – Quality in Construction.
This course is designed for those who are aiming to manage quality in construction and aspire towards middle management.
Topic areas: Importance of quality at all stages of the Construction Project Lifecycle, measures, process management
- Governance – The learner will:
- understand and be able to explain the importance of quality in construction projects and programmes and understand the sector and sub-sector-specific construction quality requirements.
- will be able to describe the key stages of the CPL, the principal roles and documentation, and to develop appropriate quality objectives for each stage.
- Assurance – The learner will:
- be able to explain the value of the planning process, key planning documents required, and when to use them.
- be able to explain the value and the application of appropriate controls to achieve the quality objectives for a project.
- have good awareness of the importance of following the project planning arrangements and other controls, e.g. instructions, competencies, using the correct production environment and other resources to achieve the project objectives.
- able to support the technical assurance activities and participate in establishing quality objectives associated with this process.
- able to explain the value of building effective client-stakeholder relationships and robust communication processes with all stakeholders.
- be able to support the project handover activities and participate in establishing quality objectives associated with handover.
- Improvement – The learner will be able:
- to convey to project personnel the value and importance of effective information management for delivering construction projects and programmes and improving processes.
- to describe a robust project change management process and why it is important to projects.
- Context – The learner will be able:
- explain the importance of quality in construction projects and programmes and understand the sector and sub-sector-specific construction quality requirements.
- Leadership – The learner will:
- understand the role of a quality advocate to motivate project personnel to place quality at the heart of all activities across the project and the subcontractors to the project.
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