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CC1002K information,quantities and communication

Level 1 diploma Unit CC1002K

Mark Taylor

on 12 September 2013

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Transcript of CC1002K information,quantities and communication

Day work/hourly rate
Worker paid a specific amount for each hour of work
Amount depends on cost of living in the place where the work is done
Price work
Worker paid a specific amount for the work
Often preferred to day rate
The day rate is often used to calculate price – a task is expected to take ten hours at £20 an hour, so given a fixed price of £2000
Labour rates

Estimates pricing is used to make a quote.
Tenders and quotes
Working drawings are scale drawings showing plans, elevations, sections, details and location of a proposed construction.
What are the main types of drawing you have come across?
Types of drawing
Produced by the quantity surveyor. Gives a complete description of everything required for the job, e.g. labour, materials, components. Used by all contractors for tenders.
preliminaries – general information on the work
preambles – similar to specification
measured quantities – description of how each task is measured (metres, hours, litres etc.)
provisional quantities – approximate amounts for anything which cannot be measured
cost – amount of money charged per unit
Bill of quantities
A specification should contain:
site description – including the address
restrictions – what restrictions apply, such as working hours or limited access
services – what services are available, need to be connected and type of connection
materials description – type, sizes, quality, moisture content etc.
workmanship – methods of fixing, quality of work and finish etc.
Mediation – used between two sides in conflict to help bring them to agreement
Disciplinary – used to discipline an employee in breach of company rules
Training and development – used to improve the abilities of employees; records will be kept of new skills
When might a mediation be used?
What actions might lead to disciplinary action?
When might you get some new training?
Procedures on site
The main sources of information include:
Drawings – drawn to scale by the architect
Specifications – used with the drawings to give sizes and types of material to be used
Work programmes – show what work is to be carried out and when
Procedures – show how a company will do things on site
Main sources of information
Why are symbols used?
Why are scales used for the main types of drawings?
This photo shows a 45° set square. What other type of set square is required for drawing?
Why are two set squares used?
Drawing equipment
All building work needs a signed contract. Contracts have clauses:
Variations – any modifications to original drawings/spec
Interim payments – client pays for work in instalments
Final payment – client pays for all work on completion
Retention – client holds back some money for a few months to make sure work is to required standard
Penalty clause – if deadline is missed, contractor loses money
Orthographic projection – parallel lines drawn from every point on a model

Isometric projection – object drawn at an angle
Why have schedules?
What site paperwork have you used?
Why must documentation be stored carefully?
Day worksheet
Variation order
Confirmation notice
Delivery note
Daily record
Site diary
Accident report
Work documentation
CC1002 Information,quantities and communication
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