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RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

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RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Assessment Task 2

 RIICWD534E – Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

RII60520- Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Pre-Assessment Checklist: Task 2 – Skill Test

The purpose of this checklist
The pre-assessment checklist helps students determine if they are ready for assessment. The trainer/assessor must review the checklist with the student before the student attempts the assessment task. If any items of the checklist are incomplete or not clear to the student, the trainer/assessor must provide relevant information to the student to ensure they understand the requirements of the assessment task. The student must ensure they are ready for the assessment task before undertaking it.
Section 1: Information for Students
☐ Make sure you have completed the necessary prior learning before attempting this assessment. ☐ Make sure your trainer/assessor clearly explained the assessment process and tasks to be completed. ☐ Make sure you understand what evidence is required to be collected and how. ☐ Make sure you know your rights and the Complaints and Appeal process. ☐ Make sure you discuss any special needs or reasonable adjustments to be considered during the assessment (refer to the Reasonable Adjustments Strategy Matrix and negotiate these with your trainer/assessor). ☐ Make sure that you have access to a computer and the internet (if you prefer to type the answers). ☐ Make sure that you have all the required resources needed to complete this Assessment Task (AT). ☐ The due date of this assessment task is in accordance with your timetable. ☐ In exceptional (compelling and compassionate) circumstances, an extension to submit an assessment can be granted by the trainer/assessor.  Evidence of the compelling and compassionate circumstances must be provided together with your request for an extension to submit your assessment work. ☐ The request for an extension to submit your assessment work must be made before the due date.
Section 2: Reasonable adjustments 
I confirm that I have reviewed the Reasonable Adjustments guidelines and criteria as provided in Appendix A and attached relevant evidence as required and select the correct checkbox. ☐ I do require reasonable adjustment ☐ I do not require reasonable adjustment  
Declaration (Student to complete) ☐ I confirm that the purpose and procedures of this assessment task has been clearly explained to me. ☐ I confirm that I have been consulted about any special needs I might have in relation to the assessment process. ☐ I confirm that the criteria used for this assessment has been discussed with me, as have the consequences and possible outcomes of this assessment. ☐ I confirm I have accessed and understand the assessment information as provided in the Training Organisation’s Student Handbook. ☐ I confirm I have been given fair notice of the date, time, venue and/or other arrangements for this assessment. ☐ I confirm that I am ready for assessment.   Student Name: ____________Krishna Giri __________________________                        Student Signature: ___________________________________   

Assessment method-based instructions and guidelines: Skill Test

Assessment type  
  Skill Test – Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures
Instructions provided to the student:    
Assessment task description:       
This is the second (2) assessment task you must successfully complete to be deemed competent in this unit of competency. This assessment task is a Skills Test. This assessment task consists of four (4) practical demonstration activities. Activity 1: Plan detailed design of civil steel structureActivity 2: Carry out detailed design of civil steel structureActivity 3: Finalise design processes for civil steel structureActivity 4: Support and review design implementation of civil steel structure You will receive your feedback within two (2) weeks, and you will be notified by your trainer/assessor when your results are available. You must attempt all activities of the project for your trainer/assessor to assess your competence in this assessment task.    
Applicable conditions:          
This skill test is untimed and is conducted as an open book assessment (this means you are able to refer to your textbook or other learner materials during the test). You will be assessed independently on this assessment task. No marks or grades are allocated for this assessment task. The outcome of the task will be Satisfactory or Not Satisfactory. As you complete this assessment task, you are predominately demonstrating your skills, techniques and knowledge to your trainer/assessor. Your trainer/assessor may ask you relevant questions during this assessment task       
Resubmissions and reattempts:   
Where a student’s answers are deemed not satisfactory after the first attempt, a resubmission attempt will be allowed. The student may speak to their trainer/assessor if they have any difficulty in completing this task and require reasonable adjustments. For more information, please refer to the Training Organisation’s Student Handbook.      
Location:  
This assessment task may be completed in:   ☐ a classroom ☐ learning management system (i.e. Moodle), ☐ workplace, ☐ or an independent learning environment.   Your Trainer/Assessor will provide you with further information regarding the location for completing this assessment task.  
  Purpose of the assessment  
The purpose of this assessment task is to assess the student’s knowledge and skills essential to  prepare detailed design of civil steel structures in a range of contexts and industry settings. Skills to gather, interpret, clarify, and confirm work specifications.Skills to access, interpret, and apply documentation required for detailed civil steel structure designs, as well as ensure that work activity is compliant.Skills to create a design plan based on the resourcing and design requirements.Skills to gather, interpret, and analyse required data, and identify civil steel structure design options based on job requirements.Skills to interpret and analyse civil steel structure design options and recommend design options based on job requirements.Skills to create and complete detailed civil steel structure designs in accordance with job specifications.Skills to create a cost estimate for implementing the civil steel structure design.Skills to take part in the review of civil steel structure design with the necessary stakeholders.Skills to complete required documentation for civil steel structure design in accordance with workplace requirements.Skills to communicate and coordinate with design personnel in accordance with workplace requirements and within the scope of one’s own role.Skills to obtain design approval from the appropriate authorities.Skills to ensure that design records are filed in accordance with workplace requirements.Skills to complete the design cost and reporting requirements and deliver them to the appropriate stakeholders.Skills to participate in design process performance review in accordance with workplace requirements.Skills to examine client feedback and contribute to design verification in accordance with workplace specifications.Skills to close out systems in accordance with workplace requirements.Skills to as needed, provide clarification and advice to personnel implementing design to meet job requirements.Skills to examine design implementation and make changes as needed to meet job requirements.Skills to as needed to meet job requirements, contribute to the design validation process.
Task instructions
This is an individual assessment. This assessment task requires the student to prepare detailed designs of civil steel structures, in civil construction, including evaluating design options, preparing and finalising designs and advising on design implementation. The student is required to complete the following four (4) activities in this assessment task: Activity 1: Plan detailed design of civil steel structureActivity 2: Carry out detailed design of civil steel structureActivity 3: Finalise design processes for civil steel structureActivity 4: Support and review design implementation of civil steel structure The trainer/assessor (Supervisor) will induct you to the worksite.  You will be required to complete all parts of this assessment task.The templates for each activity are provided along with this assessment task. The student must comply with the written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures. The student must follow the instructions of the trainer/assessor (Supervisor). The trainer/assessor must assess the performance of the student as per the performance checklist provided.

Assessment Task 2: Skill Test

Skills Test

This assessment task requires the student to prepare detailed designs of civil steel structure, including evaluating design options, preparing and finalising designs and advising on design implementation. This includes:

  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Evaluating design options for civil steel structure
  • Interpreting and analysing data, including calculating:
    • loads
    • shear forces
    • bending moments
    • stresses
    • areas
    • volumes
    • mass
    • sizes of components for civil steel structures
  • Preparing design plans for civil steel structure
  • Selecting civil steel structure joint and fastening options
  • Preparing cost estimates
  • Obtaining design approval
  • Participating in performance reviews of design processes
  • Providing clarification and advice to personnel implementing the design
  • Maintaining design and cost records
  • Validating designs.

To do so, you will be required to complete the following activities:

  • Activity 1: Plan detailed design of civil steel structure
  • Activity 2: Carry out detailed design of civil steel structure
  • Activity 3: Finalise design processes for civil steel structure
  • Activity 4: Support and review design implementation of civil steel structure 

Instructions for trainer/assessor:

  • The trainer/assessor must include access to designs for civil steel structure.
  • The trainer/assessor must arrange a worksite for the student to carry out the specified projects.
  • The workplace must be:
    • An actual workplace
    • A close simulation of the workplace environment provided that simulated or project-based assessment techniques replicate construction workplace conditions, materials, activities, responsibilities and procedures

Note: The requirements for a simulated workplace environment are given below.

The Supervisor or trainer/assessor must ensure that the simulated workplace environment requirements.

  • The role of the Supervisor (trainer/assessor) is to allocate the tasks, activities and responsibilities that you will be required to undertake to complete these assessments. 
  • The worksite must meet the requirements given in the ‘Simulated workplace environment requirements’ section given below.
  • The trainer will supervise/observe the work by standing near the working location and evaluate your performance based on performance checklist benchmarks.
  • The trainer/assessor must use realistic tasks or simulated tasks, relevant specifications and work instructions, standard work practices, safety requirements and environmental constraints present on the worksite.
  • The trainer/assessor must mark the student’s responses to verbal questions on the verbal questions record sheet included in the student’s assessment pack.
  • The trainer/assessor must provide a verbal briefing on each assessment prior to commencement.

Instructions for the student:

  • The student will be required to bring all necessary PPEs required to complete this activity.
  • The student must follow the instructions provided by the Supervisor.
  • The student must complete the activities specified.


Simulated workplace scenario:

You are working as a design technician in a civil construction company.

You have been assigned to prepare detailed designs of civil steel structure in civil construction, including evaluating design options, preparing and finalising designs and advising on design implementation.

The civil steel structure to be designed will be one of the following and will be assigned by the trainer/assessor:

  • Bridges
  • Sign gantries
  • Vertical sign supports
  • Noise barrier supports
  • Guardrails

The organisation will provide you with access to the following documents:

  • Plans
  • Drawings
  • Specifications
  • Design briefs
  • Engineering surveys
  • Geotechnical information
  • Hydrological, meteorological, cultural and heritage data
  • Test results of construction materials for civil steel structure
  • Data for selecting options for civil steel structure

Notes:

  • The trainer/assessor will assign a civil steel structure to each student.
  • Each student must be assigned with the same civil steel structure.
  • The training organisation will provide the required documents to the student.

While preparing detailed designs of civil steel structure in civil construction, you will be required to:

  • Locate and apply required legislation, documentation, policies, and procedures
  • Implement the requirements, procedures, and techniques to prepare the detailed design of civil steel structure, including:
    • Accessing and interpreting required documentation, including:
      • plans
      • drawings
      • specifications
      • design briefs
      • engineering surveys
      • geotechnical information
      • hydrological, meteorological, cultural and heritage data
      • test results of construction materials for civil steel structure
      • data for selecting options for civil steel structure
    • Applying civil design techniques, including:
      • computer aided drafting design (CADD) and drafting technology
      • engineering graphical presentation techniques
  • Work with others to prepare the detailed design of civil steel structure in a way that meets required outcomes, including:
    • complying with reporting requirements and procedures
    • communicating with others to receive and clarify work instructions
    • communicating with others to coordinate work activities


Workplace requirements

The trainer/assessor or training organisation must provide a workplace or a close simulation of the workplace environment to replicate construction workplace conditions and standards, materials, activities, responsibilities, procedures, safety requirements and environmental considerations to each student.

The training organisation will take you to the location of the construction worksite.

Further, the training organisation must ensure the construction site must meet the requirements given in the table below.  

The training organisation must ensure that the civil construction site provides the student with the opportunity to prepare detailed designs of civil steel structure in civil construction, including evaluating design options, preparing and finalising designs and advising on design implementation. This includes: Carrying out risk assessments Evaluating design options for civil steel structure Interpreting and analysing data, including calculating: loads shear forces bending moments stresses areas volumes mass sizes of components for civil steel structures Preparing design plans for civil steel structure Selecting civil steel structure joint and fastening options preparing cost estimates Obtaining design approval Participating in performance reviews of design processes Providing clarification and advice to personnel implementing the design Maintaining design and cost records Validating designs.   
The training organisation must assign a supervisor to each student or take on the role of Supervisor. 
The worksite must have realistic tasks or simulated tasks, relevant specifications and work instructions, standard work practices, safety requirements and environmental constraints. 
The site and its surroundings are accessible and clear of hazards, so far as reasonably practicable. 
The site must have realistic workplace conditions, standards, materials, activities, responsibilities, procedures, safety requirements, and environmental considerations. 
An experienced employee can provide adequate guidance and supervision to less experienced employees. 
The students have the clothing and footwear required. In addition, the clothing and footwear are in good condition and suitable for the task. 

Documents required:

  • Project specifications
  • Contractual requirements
  • Client’s requirements
  • Project site geological data
  • Project site hydrological data
  • Project site engineering survey data
  • Project site cultural and heritage constraints
  • Existing project design and drawings
  • Australian or other relevant standards

Software required:

  • Computer-aided drafting design (CADD) and drafting technology


Instructions for the trainer/assessor:

  • The trainer/assessor must assign a supervisor to each student.
  • The role of the Supervisor is to allocate the tasks, activities and responsibilities that you will be required to undertake to complete this assessment task. 
  • The Supervisor will supervise/observe the work by standing near the working location, evaluate the student demonstrating the required skills and complete an observation report based on the observation and student’s ability to focus on consistent performance and problem recognition and solving.
  • The person completing the observation report must have a direct, relevant, current relationship with the person being assessed and who is in a position to form a judgement on workplace performance relevant to the unit of competency.

Instructions for the student:

  • The student must follow the instructions provided by the Supervisor.
  • The student must complete the activities specified.
  • The student must clarify the operation and task requirements through verbal briefing with supervisor.
  • The student must follow organisational procedures, industry standards, equipment specifications, regulations, codes of practice and operations manuals during completion of the assessment activities.

Roles and responsibilities (Supervisor):

The Supervisor must:

  • Ensure that the student is clear about the job specifications.
  • Assign a supervisor or supervise the student performing each activity.
  • Observe the student performing each activity and assess them against the observation checklist provided after each activity.

Job responsibilities:

As part of your job role, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Gather, interpret, clarify, and confirm work specifications.
  • Access, interpret, and apply documentation required for detailed civil steel structure designs, as well as ensure that work activity is compliant.
  • Create a design plan based on the resourcing and design requirements.
  • Gather, interpret, and analyse required data, and identify civil steel structure design options based on job requirements.
  • Interpret and analyse civil steel structure design options and recommend design options based on job requirements.
  • Create and complete detailed civil steel structure designs in accordance with job specifications.
  • Create a cost estimate for implementing the civil steel structure design.
  • Take part in the review of civil steel structure design with the necessary stakeholders.
  • Complete required documentation for civil steel structure design in accordance with workplace requirements.
  • Communicate and coordinate with design personnel in accordance with workplace requirements and within the scope of one’s own role.
  • Obtain design approval from the appropriate authorities.
  • Ensure that design records are filed in accordance with workplace requirements.
  • Complete the design cost and reporting requirements and deliver them to the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Participate in design process performance review in accordance with workplace requirements.
  • Examine client feedback and contribute to design verification in accordance with workplace specifications.
  • Close out systems in accordance with workplace requirements.
  • As needed, provide clarification and advice to personnel implementing design to meet job requirements.
  • Examine design implementation and make changes as needed to meet job requirements.
  • As needed to meet job requirements, contribute to the design validation process.

Task:

This assessment task requires the student to prepare detailed designs of civil steel structure in civil construction, including evaluating design options, preparing and finalising designs and advising on design implementation. This includes:

  • Carrying out risk assessments
  • Evaluating design options for civil steel structure
  • Interpreting and analysing data, including calculating:
    • loads
    • shear forces
    • bending moments
    • stresses
    • areas
    • volumes
    • mass
    • sizes of components for civil steel structures
  • Preparing design plans for civil steel structure
  • Selecting civil steel structure joint and fastening options
  • Preparing cost estimates
  • Obtaining design approval
  • Participating in performance reviews of design processes
  • Providing clarification and advice to personnel implementing the design
  • Maintaining design and cost records
  • Validating designs.

To do so, you will be required to complete the following activities:

  • Activity 1: Plan detailed design of civil steel structure
  • Activity 2: Carry out detailed design of civil steel structure
  • Activity 3: Finalise design processes for civil steel structure
  • Activity 4: Support and review design implementation of civil steel structure 

Activity 1: Plan detailed design of civil steel structure

This activity requires you to plan the detailed design of civil steel structure.

To complete this activity, you are required to:

While completing each step, you must place a tick mark against each step given in the checklist.

Your trainer/assessor (Supervisor) will observe you performing this activity and complete the observation report after the completion of the activity.

Checklist 1: Plan detailed design of civil steel structure

StepsTick mark once completed. 
Step 1: Access, interpret and apply documentation required for detailed civil steel structure designs and confirm work activity is compliant.   Access the following road design documentation: PlansDrawingsSpecificationsDesign briefsEngineering surveysGeotechnical informationHydrological, meteorological, cultural and heritage dataSelection data for civil steel structure optionsInterpret and analyse the following data and record using Template 1. loadsshear forcesbending momentsstressesareasvolumesmasssizes of components for civil steel structuresConsult with the Supervisor and team members and ensure the work activity is compliant.   
Step 2: Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements.   Consult your supervisor and obtain work requirements for the design of civil steel structure.  Read the work requirements.Consult relevant authorities and interpret work requirements. Clarify and confirm project work requirements and information with relevant authorities.   
Step 3: Prepare a design plan using Template 2, which makes the best use of the available resources and meets the design requirements. Include the following information in the design plan: Human resource requirementsDesign hardware and softwareCoordination requirementsSchedulingReview requirementsDesign process communication and reporting requirements   
  Sign off:   Date:    


Template 1: Risk assessment

Risk assessment
Risks (Any five)Risk likelihoodRisk consequenceRisk ratingRisk controls
  Hazardous Materials  ModerateHealth and Safety RiskModerateTraining on Proper Handling
  Machinery Accidents    LowInjury or FatalityHighStrict Adherence to Safety Procedures
Weather- Related Hazards    HighDisruption of WorkModerateWeather Monitoring and prearedness
Communication BreakdownModerateDisruption of WorkModerateClear Communication protocols
Inadequate Supervision LowErrors in ImplementationModerateDedicate Supervisors for Each student

Template 2: Design plan

Design plan
Client Name: Student to fill Address: Student to fill Phone Number: Student to fill Date(dd/mm/yyyy) Student to fill Worker name:Job Details: Design plan Worker signature:
Human resource requirements (50-100 words)  The design plans need for human resources include making strategic arrangements to guarantee that a trained labour force is available to carry out the design of the civil concrete structure. This includes determining the required level of experience, projecting workload requirements, and carefully allocating human resources in accordance with project schedule, Building  a team with the correct combination of expertise and experience is essential to promoting cooperation and effectiveness during the design process. Sufficient administration of human resource is necessary to ensure the timely and effective completion of the civil construction project.        
Design hardware and software (50-100 words)      The design plans essential elements, design hardware and software, provide a smooth and effective procedure for developing civil concrete structures. Strong PCs with cutting edge CPUs and graphics capabilities are among the system components that guarantee designers can take challenging modelling and analytical jobs, precise modelling, simulations ,and drawing are done with specialised design software , such AutoCAD and structural analysis tools. This technology facilities team member collaboration in addition to improving design accuracy and speed. Choosing the appropriate hardware and software combination is essential to getting the best results in civil construction design projects.              
Coordination requirements (50-100 words)             Design plans must include coordination criteria in order to guarantee a coordinated workflow for civil concrete structure projects. Team member, architects engineers, and other stakeholders must collaborate and communicate effectively, Regular meetings, precise documentation, and the use of project management technologies are all components of coordination ,By doing this ,it is made sure that all parties are in agreement with the project’s objectives , schedule ,and any change made during the design phase. Coordinated actions reduce the possibility of mistakes or delays while expediting the decision- making process. An efficient coordination plan improves the overall effectiveness of the project and helps ensure that the civill construction design is carried out successfully.
Scheduling            A crucial component of the design plan is scheduling, which establishes the timetable for the various stages of civil concrete construction projects. It entails putting together a thorough schedule that includes assignments, due dates, and  milestones, This guarantees that every step   of the design process is finished within the allotted time and aids in the efficient use of resources. Efficient scheduling facilitates improved project management by recognising dependencies and mitigating any delays. The project must be updated adjusted on a regular basis to account for changes and guarantee that it will be completed on time. This thorough approach to scheduling helps ensure that the design plan is implemented successfully.  
Review requirements (50-100 words)    A review of the design plan’s requirements is necessary to guarantee the precision and calibre of the civil concrete structure design. To do this, a methodical procedure for examining every facet of the design-from calculations to drawing –must be locating mistakes, discrepancies, or potential growth areas. To make sure that these reviews are in line with project milestones, the design plan should outline the frequency and checkpoints for then. In order to facilitate feedback and cooperative improvement, the review process requires clear documentation and communication channels. This methodical process ensures that the finished design complies with all applicable regulations and requirements.                
Design process communication and reporting requirements (50-100 words)  Clear reporting and communication are essential during the civill concrete structure design process. Clear communication guidelines for team members, stakeholders, as well as pertinent authorities are outlined how often and in what format progress reports, design changes, and problem fixes are to be provided.This guarantees that all parties concerned are aware of the project’s current state. Transparent communication also makes it easier to solve problems and make decision quickly. The communication channels and technologies that will be used may be outlined in the design plan, with a focus on how crucial it is to provide clear and accurate reporting in order to keep the project on track and achieve its goals.         
  Sign off:   Date:    


Template: Observation report – For Supervisor

Student Name:Krishna Giri
Unit(s) of competency: 

We are looking for evidence to support a judgement about the candidate’s competence as part of the assessment of the units of competency.

We are looking for reports from the candidate’s supervisor and other people who work closely with him or her as part of the evidence of competence.

Supervisor’s name: 
Workplace details:Address:   Phone:  
Have you read the competency modules on which you are commenting?Yes  No 
 
Has the assessor disclosed the reason for the candidate’s evaluation?Yes  No 
 
Are you aware that a copy of this form will be seen by the candidate?Yes  No 
 
Are you willing to be contacted if this statement needs to be verified further?Yes  No 
 
What technical experience and/or qualification(s) do you have in the area being evaluated? 
  Does the Candidate consistently perform the following? YesNo
Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements?qq
Access, interpret and apply documentation required for detailed civil steel structure designs and confirm work activity is compliant?qq
Prepare design plan according to resourcing and design requirements?qq
Use listening and questioning to clarify and confirm understanding?qq
Identify and interpret information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations?qq
Your comment on the candidate performs to the standard required by the units of competency on a consistent basis.  
Any further training needs for the candidate:
   
Any other comments:
   
Supervisor signature:Date: 


Activity 2: Prepare detailed designs of civil steel structure

This activity requires you to prepare a detailed design of civil steel structure.

To complete this activity, you are required to:

  • Complete the steps given in ‘Checklist 2’ provided.
  • Complete any template/s associated with each step, if any.
  • Submit the required documentation as discussed in the steps to the trainer/assessor or supervisor. 

While completing each step, you must place a tick mark against each step given in the checklist.

Your trainer/assessor (Supervisor) will observe you performing this activity and complete the observation report after the completion of the activity.

Checklist 2: Plan and prepare for the detailed design of civil steel structure

StepsTick mark, once completed 
Step 1: Gather, interpret, and analyse required data and identify civil steel structure design options based on job requirements.   Calculate and analyse the following aspects of the design for civil steel structure: loadsshear forcesbending momentsstressesareasvolumesmasssizes of components for civil steel structuresAnalyse the design options for civil steel structure Further, based on the above-given analysis of data, you are then required to prepare a report using Template 3 to the management that includes the following: Two (2) viable options for the design of civil steel structure. Provide a recommendation on the preferred option and provide a reason for the selection of the preferred option.   
Step 2: Complete the detailed design of the civil steel structure using computer-aided drafting design (CADD) and drafting technology.   Access computer-aided drafting design (CADD) technology such as AutoCAD to complete the design of civil steel structure. Take into consideration the data analysed and recommendations provided in Step 1. Submit the finalised design to your supervisor. 
Step 3: Prepare a cost estimate for executing the designed civil steel structure using Template 4. Include the following information: Fixed costs: This includes the cost of purchasing equipment, material and plants.Time-related cost: This includes the cost of wages, equipment, and building rents spent on a particular activity in a given duration.Quantity proportional cost: It includes the cost of the quantity of material. It is of two types such as:Direct costs of construction of civil steel structure: The costs and expenses accrued on a facility, capacity or item are known as direct costs. The expenses caused by workers, materials and equipment, etcetera, are the direct costs of construction projects.Indirect costs of construction of civil steel structure: These are not directly accounted for on a particular facility, product or function. These are either variable or fixed.The construction cost of civil steel structure. 
Step 4: Participate in the review of the design of civil steel structure with the required stakeholders.   
Step 5: Carry out a risk assessment of the following: the existing conditionsthe application of the designmaintainability of the completed works Determine three (3) risks, calculate their risk rating and determine risk controls for each risk identified.   
Step 6: Complete a design report for the design of the civil steel structure based on the outcomes of Step 1 – Step 5 using Template 4. Include the following information: Cover page, including the following information: Project NameDesign Report Report Status (Draft / Final)Local Authority Name (and Number)Project Number and Contract Number (if relevant)Date (Month / Year)Table of content Body of the reportOutcomes of risk assessment, including:Risks identified.Risk likelihood, consequence and rating Risk controls Evaluation of design options for civil steel structureCalculations for: loadsshear forcesbending momentsstressesareasvolumesmasssizes of components for civil steel structures Design plans for civil steel structureCivil steel structure joint and fastening options Cost estimatesRecommended sizing of componentsRecommended concrete strengthsRecommended reinforcement sizing and location   
Step 7: Communicate and coordinate with personnel involved in the design process according to workplace requirements and within the scope of their own role. Conduct regular meetings to measure the progress of each workgroup involved in the design process.Submit the meeting minutes to the trainer/assessor.   
Step 8: Gain design approval from a higher authority. Submit the design approved to the trainer/assessor.   
  Sign off:   Date:    

Template 3: Analysis report

Analysis report
Client Name: Student to fill Address: Student to fill Phone Number: Student to fill Date(dd/mm/yyyy) Student to fill Worker name:Job Details: Analysis report Worker signature:
Two (2) viable options for the design of civil steel structure.
                       
Provide a recommendation on the preferred option and provide a reason for the selection of the preferred option. (200-300 words)
                                                           


Template 4: Cost report

Cost report
Client Name: Student to fill Address: Student to fill Phone Number: Student to fill Date(dd/mm/yyyy) Student to fill Worker name:Job Details: Cost report Worker signature:
Fixed costs– Design and planning Fees :$50,000 – Permits : $ 10,000 – Land Acquisition :100,000    Total fixed cost : $ 160,000    
Time-related cost-Laber :$200,000 -Equipment :$50,000 -Overhead :$30,000   Totel Time-related cost :$280,000  
Quantity proportional cost  -Concrete:$120,000 -Steel Reinforcement: $ 80,000 -Other Materials :$50,000   Total Quantity proportional cost : $250,000  
    The construction cost of civil steel structure:          -Direct Labour and Management:$ 180,000   -Meterials(excluding concrete and steel): $70,000   -Missellaneous Construction Costs : $ 30,000   Total Construction Cost:$ 280,000
Total costsSum of Fixed ,Time-Related, Quantity proportional, and construction costs: $ 970,000

Template 5: Design report

Design report (500-600 words)
Client Name: Student to fill Address: Student to fill Phone Number: Student to fill Date(dd/mm/yyyy) Student to fill Worker name:Job Details: Design report Worker signature:
Cover page, including the following information: Project NameDesign Report Report Status (Draft / Final)Local Authority Name (and Number)Project Number and Contract Number (if relevant)Date (Month / Year)Table of content Body of the reportOutcomes of risk assessment, including:Risks identified.Risk likelihood, consequence and rating Risk controls Evaluation of design options for civil steel structureCalculations for: loadsshear forcesbending momentsstressesareasvolumesmasssizes of components for civil steel structuresDesign plans for civil steel structureCivil steel structure joint and fastening options Cost estimatesRecommended sizing of componentsRecommended concrete strengthsRecommended reinforcement sizing and location


Template: Observation report – For Supervisor

Student Name: 
Unit(s) of competency: 

We are looking for evidence to support a judgement about the candidate’s competence as part of the assessment of the units of competency.

We are looking for reports from the candidate’s supervisor and other people who work closely with him or her as part of the evidence of competence.

Supervisor’s name: 
Workplace details:Address:   Phone:  
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Have you read the competency modules on which you are commenting?Yes  No 
 
Has the assessor disclosed the reason for the candidate’s evaluation?Yes  No 
 
Are you aware that a copy of this form will be seen by the candidate?Yes  No 
 
Are you willing to be contacted if this statement needs to be verified further?Yes  No 
 
What technical experience and/or qualification(s) do you have in the area being evaluated? 
  Does the Candidate consistently perform the following? YesNo
Obtain, interpret and analyse required data and identify design options for civil steel structure according to job requirements?qq
Interpret and analyse design options for civil steel structure and recommend design option according to job requirements?qq
Develop and complete detailed design of civil steel structure according to job requirements?qq
Prepare cost estimate for implementing design of civil steel structure?qq
Participate in review of design of civil steel structure with required stakeholders?qq
Complete required documentation for design of civil steel structure according to workplace requirements?qq
Communicate and coordinate with personnel involved in design process according to workplace requirements and within scope of own role?qq
Gain design approval from required authorities?qq
Calculate resourcing requirements and performs mathematical calculations?qq
Present information and provide assistance using sector-specific vocabulary?qq
Use listening and questioning to clarify and confirm understanding?qq
Identify and interpret information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations?qq
Prepare and complete workplace reports using sector-specific vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions?qq
Your comment on the candidate performs to the standard required by the units of competency on a consistent basis.  
Any further training needs for the candidate:
   
Any other comments:
   
Supervisor signature:Date: 
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Activity 3: Finalise design processes for civil steel structure

This activity requires you to finalise the design processes of civil steel structure.

To complete this activity, you are required to:

  • Complete the steps given in ‘Checklist 3’ provided.
  • Complete any template/s associated with each step, if any.
  • Submit the required documentation as discussed in the steps to the trainer/assessor or supervisor. 

While completing each step, you must place a tick mark against each step given in the checklist.

Your trainer/assessor (Supervisor) will observe you performing this activity and complete the observation report after the completion of the activity.

Checklist 3: Finalise design processes of civil steel structure

StepsTick mark once completed 
Step 1: Confirm design records are filed according to workplace requirements.    Further: Submit the filed design records to the trainer/assessor.   
Step 2: Complete and submit design cost and other reporting.   Submit cost and other reporting to the trainer/assessor.   
Step 3: Participate in a performance review of the design process according to workplace requirements. Determine the effectiveness of design processes implemented and document using Template 6.Recommend any changes required to the Supervisor and gather feedback and document using Template 6.   
Step 4: Seek client feedback and contribute to verifying the design. Consult clients and seek feedback on design. Verify the design and make any recommended changes. Submit the revised design if any changes are made.   
Step 5: Close out systems according to workplace requirements.  
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

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Template 6: Finalise design processes of civil steel structure

Finalise design processes of civil steel structure (100-150 words)
Client Name: Student to fill Address: Student to fill Phone Number: Student to fill Date(dd/mm/yyyy) Student to fill Worker name:Job Details: Finalise design processes of civil steel structure Worker signature:
Effectiveness of design processes implemented
Finalizing the design process for the civil concrete structure has been a comprehensive and iterative endeavour. The implemented design process have exhibited effectiveness in ensuring structural integrity, safety compliance , and cost efficiency .The iterative nature allowed for contentious improvement , incorporating feedback and adjustments to enhance the overall design quality. However,to further optimize the design processes , it is recommended to streamine communication channels among team members and stakeholders.                    
Recommendations for changes
Additionally, embracing advance technologies for real-time collaboration and incorporating  Sustainable design principle can elevate the efficiency and environmental performance of the process. Regular training programs on emerging design methodologies will also contribute to staying at the forefront of industry advancements. These recommendations aim to fortify the efficiency, reduce potential risks, and ensure the design aligns optimally with evolving industry practise, Regularly updating protocols based on lessons learned will contribute to an agile and continuously improving design validation process.          
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Template: Observation report – For Supervisor

Student Name: 
Unit(s) of competency: 

We are looking for evidence to support a judgement about the candidate’s competence as part of the assessment of the units of competency.

We are looking for reports from the candidate’s supervisor and other people who work closely with him or her as part of the evidence of competence.

Supervisor’s name: 
Workplace details:Address:   Phone:  
Have you read the competency modules on which you are commenting?Yes  No 
 
Has the assessor disclosed the reason for the candidate’s evaluation?Yes  No 
 
Are you aware that a copy of this form will be seen by the candidate?Yes  No 
 
Are you willing to be contacted if this statement needs to be verified further?Yes  No 
 
What technical experience and/or qualification(s) do you have in the area being evaluated? 
  Does the Candidate consistently perform the following? YesNo
Confirm design records are filed according to workplace requirements?qq
Complete design cost and reporting requirements and deliver to required stakeholders?qq
Participate in performance review of design process according to workplace requirements?qq
Review client feedback and contribute to design verification according to workplace requirements?qq
Close out systems according to workplace requirements?qq
Use listening and questioning to clarify and confirm understanding?qq
Identify and interpret information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations?qq
Prepare and complete workplace reports using sector-specific vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions?qq
Your comment on the candidate performs to the standard required by the units of competency on a consistent basis.  
Any further training needs for the candidate:
   
Any other comments:
   
Supervisor signature:Date: 
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Activity 4: Support and review design implementation of civil steel structure  

This activity requires you to support and review the design implementation of civil steel structure  

To complete this activity, you are required to:

  • Complete the steps given in the ‘Checklist 4’ provided.
  • Complete any template/s associated with each step, if any.
  • Submit the required documentation as discussed in the steps to the trainer/assessor or supervisor. 

While completing each step, you must place a tick mark against each step given in the checklist once completed.

Your trainer/assessor (Supervisor) will observe you performing this activity and complete the observation report after the completion of the activity.

Checklist 4: Support and review design implementation of civil steel structure  

StepsTick mark once completed  
Step 1: Provide clarification and advice to personnel implementing design as required to meet job requirements.    Instructions: Provide clarification and advice on the flowing to the personnel or authorities applying the design. Discuss and clarify the following with them: Design characteristics Key areas of consideration Outcomes of design reports   
Step 2: Validate designs. Evaluate the design implementation and recommend changes as required to meet job requirements. Further, record the following based on design validation using Template 7. Assessment of design implementation Recommended changes   
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

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Template 7: Design validation

Design validation (150-200 words)
Client Name: Student to fill Address: Student to fill Phone Number: Student to fill Date(dd/mm/yyyy) Student to fill Worker name:Job Details: Design validation Worker signature:
Assessment of design implementation
Thorough assessment of design implementation has been conducted , scrutinizing each phase for adherence to specifications and standards .This involves evaluating construction progress against design plans, inspecting joint and fastening applications, and ensuring the incorporation of recommended sizing and component details. Rigorous checks have been instrumental in confirming that the design translates seamlessly into the physical structure.              
Recommended changes
                                           
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Template: Observation report – For Supervisor

Student Name: 
Unit(s) of competency: 

We are looking for evidence to support a judgement about the candidate’s competence as part of the assessment of the units of competency.

We are looking for reports from the candidate’s supervisor and other people who work closely with him or her as part of the evidence of competence.

Supervisor’s name: 
Workplace details:Address:   Phone:  
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Have you read the competency modules on which you are commenting?Yes  No 
 
Has the assessor disclosed the reason for the candidate’s evaluation?Yes  No 
 
Are you aware that a copy of this form will be seen by the candidate?Yes  No 
 
Are you willing to be contacted if this statement needs to be verified further?Yes  No 
 
What technical experience and/or qualification(s) do you have in the area being evaluated? 
  Does the Candidate consistently perform the following? YesNo
Provide clarification and advice to personnel implementing design as required to meet job requirements?qq
Review design implementation and recommend changes as required to meet job requirements?qq
Contribute to design validation process as required to meet job requirements?qq
Prepare and complete workplace reports using sector-specific vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions?qq
Your comment on the candidate performs to the standard required by the units of competency on a consistent basis.  
Any further training needs for the candidate:
   
Any other comments:
   
Supervisor signature:Date: 
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

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