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Documentation III (Theory) - DCM3601

Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 8
Module presented in English
Co-requisite: DCM3602 or DCM3PJT
Purpose: The aim of this course is to give students a thorough introduction to documentation for construction contracts. The course opens by setting the scene-showing where documentation fits into the overall management of construction projects. Detail then follow: how quantities are measured, described and billed; what specifications are and how they may be written; cost estimation and drawing up a tender; a short summary of computer applications to contract documentation, discussion of general conditions of contract and finally, a chapter on the application of the documents to a construction contract.