Courses Catalogue

Construction Technology

COURSE CODE: DCE2202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

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.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

It is aimed to develop a thorough understanding of the basics of building components and its construction

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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