Design Engineer and Construct Qualification and Information

     

Level 1

Unit 1, Defining a sustainable construction project (3 credits)

Unit 2, Roles in Construction Teams (7 credits)

1. understand the importance of teams in construction projects.

2. understand the role of the architect

3. understand the role of the building services engineer

4. understand the role of the landscape designer.

5. understand the role of the site engineer.

6. understand the role of the facilities manager.

1.1 relate successful construction projects to team effort. 2.1 outline the role of an architect. 3.1 outline the role of the building services engineer. 4.1 outline the role of the landscape designer. 5.1 outline the role of a site engineer. 6.1 outline the role of a facilities manager in the context of a school building.
1.2 identify the roles and responsibilities of the key members in a construction team. 2.2 explain how the architect works with a client on a building project. 3.2 identify services associated with a familiar building. 4.2 indicate how natural and manmade features impact the layout of a landscape design. 5.2 use specific mathematical solutions to inform site engineering problems. 6.2 relate the behaviour of people within a building to the success of adoption and subsequent sustainability.
1.3 identify how each team member contributes to the sustainability of the project. 2.3 identify the key elements and structure of a design brief. 3.3 relate the behaviour of end users to impact on the efficiency of a building. 4.3 relate the path of the sun to the positioning of natural and manmade garden design features. 5.3 follow practical procedures to correctly position and orientate a building. 6.3 use empirical evidence to inform the sustainability of a school.
1.4 communicate ideas between the team. 2.4 use precedents to inform research. 3.4 recognise the symbols that represent building services on a plan. 4.4 make a water level to determine changes in height. 6.4 gather information by interviewing school staff.
1.5 identify and communicate ways of improving sustainability in the local community. 2.5 explain that a design brief requires clear and effective communication with the client. 3.5 apply learning to own sustainable building design. 4.5 relate the outdoor learning environment to the sustainable building project. 6.5 relate evidence to the development of a building project.
2.6 respond to identified community needs with specific solutions. 4.6 use characteristics of the school landscape as a basis for a detailed landscape plan. 6.6 establish resource efficiency guidelines to support the facilities management role.
2.7 provide a concept model and sketch scheme.
2.8 present a case for a specified construction project.

Unit 3, Producing a Technical Design for a Construction Project and Sharing Information (3 credits)

Unit 4, Planning, Costing and Presenting a Sustainable Building Project (3 credits)

Level 2

Unit 1, Defining a Sustainable Construction Project (5 credits)

Unit 2, Developing a Sustainable Construction Project (4 credits)

Unit 3, Delivering a Sustainable Construction Project (4 credits)

Unit 4, Evaluating a Sustainable Construction Project (3 credits)