This course introduces students to the fundamental aspects of building construction. It provides students with skills of the main aspects of brickwork, carpentry, and joinery, setting up and construction of simple buildings.
It is aimed to develop a thorough understanding of the basics of building components and its construction
By the end of this course, the student should be able to:
Appreciate the importance of site visits;
Demonstrate an understanding of the preliminary works, site works, and temporary works.
Demonstrate the understanding of foundations and construction methods.
A student on completing this course is expected to:
Apply the preliminary works, site works, and temporary works in the building and construction industry.
Apply different types of foundations in the construction of buildings and civil engineering structures