Craft in Building Technology January 2020

OBJECTIVES

The module unit is designed to equip the trainee with skills, knowledge and altitude necessary for the construction of building structures and associated works.


                      GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION I

                      Introduction 

The module unit involves construction of buildings and related works from the sub-structure to the superstructure.  It is designed to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for theoretical and practical tasks  in construction works in accordance with the recommended codes of practice.

                         General Objectives 

By the end of the module unit, the trainee should be able to: a) Interpret working drawings for building works

b)     Perform construction works 

c)     Observe standards and safety requirements in building construction 


                    General objectives

By the end of the module unit the trainee should be able to;

a) Use mathematical concepts and techniques in solving problems related to respective  trade data

b)Organize,draw simple deductions and conclusions from from the given data

c)Interpret graphical representation of functions relevant to the respective trade data

           CARPENTRY WORKS   

           Introduction            

This module unit is designed to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him/her select and apply materials used in site carpentry and related construction works. 

 

           General Objectives

By the end of the module unit the trainee should be able to:

a)     Apply appropriate finishes to the building fabric


               INTRODUCTION

The module unit is designed to impart knowledge and understanding of the operations of construction plant as well as their importance in the construction industry.  It is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enable him/her select appropriate construction plant for specific construction operations that are based on plant output, quality of work, economic use of the plant and the nature of work to be done.

                 General Objectives

By the end of the module unit, the trainee should be able to:  

a) Select plant for various construction works

b)     Make use of different types of plant where several operations are required

c)      Demonstrate knowledge in the requisites for the maintenance of construction plant



Introduction

This module unit deals with the study of materials and their properties as used in construction works.  The purpose of the module unit is to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to identify sources, manufacture/production and use of construction materials.

General Objectives 

By the end of the module unit, the trainee should be able to:

a)   Describe properties of various construction materials 

b)  Describe processes of manufacturing various construction materials 

Select appropriate materials for given tasks