Course Title: B.Tech in Construction Site Management (Part Time)
National Craft Certificate in a construction trade
This Bachelor of Technology in Construction Site Management provides upskilling for qualified and experienced building related craft/trade-persons. It provides opportunities to pursue further study and progress a career in the construction industry in supervisory, management and inspectorate roles.
The course provides students with knowledge, skills and competencies in the broad areas of construction technology, management, building quantities, contract administration, draughting and digital communication tools and surveying and levelling processes, all in the context of an evolving regulatory, technical, economic and site safety context.
Supervisory, management and inspectorate roles in Construction
Four module are taught in each of two semesters each year.
Year 1: Construction Technology 1; Building Services 1- Dwellings; Quantitative Methods; Measurement and Costing; Academic Reporting Skills; Building Science & Structures; Management Principles and Site Organisation; Contract Organisation and Legislation.
Year 2: Construction Technology 2; Computer Aided Drawing; Surveying Instrumentation; Surveying and Levelling 1; Business and Finance 1; Quantities 1; Building Materials; Introduction to BIM & Digital Site Technologies.
Year 3: Construction Technology 3; Sustainable Energy Solutions; Building Services 2; Building Management 3 (Planning/Programming); Quantities 2 and Contract Admin.; Surveying and Levelling 2; Business and Finance 2; Law and Safety Legislation.
Students are expected to be employed in a field of construction while studying B.Tech in Construction Site Management. This work experience provides a rich and varying context for student learning and as material for case studies in assignments.
The course is offered part-time. Students attend classes one day and one evening a week (i.e. Wednesdays in Year 1 and Thursdays in Years 2 and 3)
Students study four modules (of 5-ECTS credits) per semester over three years. This results in 40 credits in each year and 120 credits in total.
Please download and complete the application form below:
Please post a physical copy to the address below or email a scanned copy to programme manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Submit copy of your trade qualification/certificate with your application form
Application Closing Date: Applications up to close of business, 26th August. (Places may be available after this date, subject to availability)
“The course gave me a vast amount of knowledge regarding the law side of contracts, finance, measurement & costing, autocad and surveying.” Gerry Huges, Montane Developments (IRL) Ltd.
“I highly recommend the course to people who are interested in getting into management in construction.” Ronan McAuley, Supervisor with Jones Engineering
Following completion of this course, graduates may be eligible to progress to honours degree programmes within the College, such as BSc in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics. Subject to criteria, advanced entry to later stages of these programmes may also be possible.
Any queries: joseph.little@TUDublin.ie
Address: TU Dublin, c/o Joseph Little, Dublin School of Architecture, College of Engineering and the Built Environment, Linenhall, Bolton Street, D01 K822, Ireland