Applications are being accepted for next cohort in 2024.
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This course is designed for construction personnel who carry out the function of construction site management and are responsible under the Maltese legislation for all the activities that take place on site to complete a construction project.
Candidates are expected to bring with them site experience and technical knowledge. This will enable course tutors to expand and lead candidates to apply, analyse and evaluate technical and managerial processes and to identify opportunities for improvement.
This is a 120 hrs of guided learning course. Students need to invest further hours in the course, which will include private study and home assignments.
Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.
Unit 1-Safety at Construction Sites
This unit will emphasize knowledge and important technicalities to provide and maintain a safe working environment. Learners will explore the methods used to identify workplace hazards at construction sites, together with strategies used to control them including the use of risk assessments, monitoring and review procedures.
Learning Outcome 1: Identify construction site hazards
Learning Outcome 2: Draw risk assessments procedures
Learning Outcome 3: Understand the specific employers and employees responsibilities
Learning Outcome 4: Evaluate ‘methods statements’ to identify risk in construction operations
Unit 2- Site Construction Technology
This unit enables learners to evaluate the technological details behind construction activities and the importance to carry out an evaluation to identify hazards and solve problems.
Learning Outcome1: Evaluate construction methods and adopt appropriate construction procedures
Learning Outcome 2: Evaluate hazards arising from construction activities.
Learning Outcome 3: Evaluate decommissioning and demolition procedures
Unit 3 – Site Construction management
This unit is intended to broaden the knowledge of learners on Project management techniques. Besides the standard elements: Initiation, Planning or development, Production or execution, Monitoring and controlling, Closing; this unit emphasis project control processes and short term plans.
Learning Outcome 1: Identify and evaluate required materials, machinery and labour for construction projects
Learning Outcome 2: Contribute, interpret and evaluate bar charts, networks and schedules
Learning Outcome 3: Assess each phase of a construction project and the related method statement and draws the attention of professional bodies in case of abnormal circumstances
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
MCAST Certificate of Achievement
If the student intends to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, she/he is required to sit for an assessment/s. Assessment/s may take various forms such as a home assignment, class assignment, practical test and time constrained test. However, the assessment/s is not compulsory and an applicant may choose not to sit for it.
There are no extra costs or special materials / equipment to bring