Unit Overview
P1 - Stages of Project
P2 - Members of the Build Team
P3 - Resources
P4 - Techniques to Plan, Control and Organise
P5 - Proceedures to Monitor and Control
P6 - Discuss Examples
P7 - Create Documentation
M1 - Produce Organisational Charts
M2 - Compare Resource Management Techniques
M3 - Factors that Affect Project Progress
D1 - Compare Software
D2 - Evaluate Planning, Organisational and Control Techniques

P4 - Techniques Used to Plan

Criteria

Explain the techniques used to plan, organise and control a construction project

 

Task

The company currently only build small extensions and as one person manages the project, they just keep a diary of what materials they have used when subcontractors have been on site.


Your boss has asked you to look at what techniques could be used to plan and organise the following aspects of the larger projects, in particular he would like you to look at:

 

  1. Gantt Charts
  2. Methods of controlling materials and deliveries
  3. Keeping records of subcontractors

To help with this use pages 243 to 246 of the level 3 text book.

 

Your report should cover the following aspects of management

Scheduling of Materials

Labour Management Techniques (How do you monitor and look after your staff)

Plant Management (How will you manage the heavy machinery you will need on site)

 

Example for P4