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BTEC Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying & Building Economics Edexcel International - UK Unit / Module Assessment Lecturer

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Student to tick if

Measurement of Works - B Assignment 1 Mr. D.M.D.S. Dissanayaka ID 2010-06-11 Date Due Re-Submission Date Criteria Met? 2010-07-02

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P1 P2 M1 M2 D1 D2
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BTEC Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying & Building Economics Edexcel International - UK

Important Information for Students


The criteria each task relates to are shown against that task where possible. Please note that plagiarism is treated as a serious offence and therefore the work you produce must be individual and original although may work in groups in some instances (Please refer to Student Handbook on Plagiarism & Cheating). All sources of information must be referenced using Harvard referencing where a reference listing should be included at the end of the assignment. Please note that the submission date given for this assignment is the final date that you can hand over the assignment. A one week grace period maybe extended with prior approval from the Program Manager Undergraduate. However, note that submissions handed in one week late will be graded lower (Please refer to the Student Handbook on Assessments Late Submissions & Penalties). Assignments returned to students for re-working must be re-submitted within 10 days (Please refer to Student Handbook on Assignments Re-submission). Failure to re-submit the previously marked assignment with the re-submitted assignment will mean that results cannot be released for the respective unit. Please read, follow and reference both the contents of the unit outline and the grading criteria of the assignment before completing this assignment.

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BTEC Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying & Building Economics Edexcel International - UK

Assignment
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Briefly describe what are the types of piles used in construction industry and materials used as piles (eg. Concrete, timber). P1 Prepare a Bill Of Quantities for a pile foundation according to details given in the drawing. P2

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Presentation Correctness of formats Making clear assumptions & preparation of " Query Sheet " Correct and accurate way of taking off Using abbreviations Correct dimensions
Preparation of Bill of Quantities with Summary sheet (Un-priced)

M1, M2, M3 Calculations


Usage of suitable and complete descriptions for relevant items of the B.O.Q.

Maximum No. of queries identified & assumptions made Technical language has been accurately used
Contents / Items comprising in the Bill Of Quantities full fill the maximum requirement

for the construction and completion of the pile foundation D1, D2

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BTEC Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying & Building Economics Edexcel International - UK Specific notes

All taking off should be clearly done accordance to the CESMM 3. Clear descriptions for each Item of the B.O.Q. should be given and use abbreviations in the Taking off sheets.

Where any information is missing ,the specification is inadequate or exact nature of construction is not clear, you may make sensible assumptions. All assumptions made shall be entered on a Query Sheet " for the attention of the Architect / Engineer.
Scope of work in the B.O.Q. should be : -

i. ii.

iii. iv. v. vi.

Piling Piling ancillaries Pre boring Reinforcement Cutting off piles Preparing heads Enlarged bases Excavation for pile caps Concreting for pile caps Form work for pile caps Reinforcement for pile cap

Note that coverage of criteria for M1 requires Identification and application of strategies to find appropriate solutions and the use of an appropriate report structure. The coverage of criteria for D1 requires reflecting that the student has taken the responsibility for managing and organizing activities

M1

D1

This assignment will be assessed on the basis of these criteria (P1, P2, M1, M2, D1 & D2), please ensure that you keep focused on these whilst completing your work. 4
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BTEC Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying & Building Economics Edexcel International - UK

Grading Information: Explore and understand the principles and conventions pertaining to the process of Bill of Quantities (BOQ) preparation. Prepare a complete Bill of Quantities (BOQ) for a simple building according to CESMM 3.
Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions Eg: M1

P1 P2

Effective judgments have been made Complex problems with more than one variable have been explored An effective approach to study and research has been applied

M2

Select/design and apply appropriate methods/ techniques Eg: Relevant theories and techniques have been applied A range of methods and techniques have been applied A range of sources of information has been used The selection of methods and techniques/sources has been justified the design of methods/techniques has been justified Complex information/data has been synthesized and processed appropriate learning methods/techniques have been applied

M3

Present the report in appropriate way Usage of relevant formats according to the standards The way of presenting the report

D1

D2

Use critical reflection to evaluate own work and justify valid conclusions Eg: Conclusions have been arrived at through synthesis of ideas and have been justified The validity of results has been evaluated using defined criteria Self-criticism of approach has taken place Realistic improvements have been proposed against defined characteristics for success Take responsibility for managing and organizing activities Eg: Autonomy/independence has been demonstrated Substantial activities, projects or investigations have been planned, managed and organized Activities have been managed The unforeseen has been accommodated The importance of interdependence has been recognized and achieved

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