- Overview of Poor Building Quality and Quality Management
- Cost of Quality
- Key Components of Quality Management
- Statistics in Quality Control
- The Quality Manager
- Total Management Quality
- Introduction to Standards for Construction Industry
- Other ways to Achieve Improvement
- Implementing Quality Management Systems
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 2 subjects or relevant experience.
No special requirements
An examination of the importance of quality to the construction industries in Australia and internationally. The background, principles, components and frameworks of quality and various influential global quality management approaches will be explored and students will apply standards, produce quality management system documentation, audits and certification to industry based scenarios.
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- Assignment 1 - Case Study (30%)
- Assignment 2 - Group Presentation (30%)
- Assignment 3 - Report (40%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject