Hodder Education
My Revision Notes: Onsite Construction T Level
Stephen Jones, Mike Jones, Tom Leahy
My Revision Notes: Onsite Construction T Level
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Unlock your full potential with this revision guide that will guide you through the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the Onsite Construction T Level core exams.

- Plan your own revision and focus on the areas you need to revise with key content summaries and revision activities for every topic
- Understand key terms you will need for the exam with user-friendly definitions and a glossary
- Breakdown and apply scientific and mathematic principles with clear worked examples
- Use the exam tips to clarify key points and avoid making typical mistakes
- Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it
- Get ready for the exam with tips on approaching the paper, and sample exam questions

Language
English
ISBN
9781398384309
Cover
Title Page
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My revision planner
1 Health and safety in construction
1.1 Construction legislation and regulations
1.2 Public liability and employers’ liability
1.3 Approved construction codes of practice
1.4 Implications of poor health and safety performance
1.5 Development of safe systems of work
1.6 Safety-conscious procedures
1.7 Safety inspection of a work environment
1.8 Recording and reporting of safety incidents and near misses
1.9 Emergency procedures for unsafe situations
1.10 Types of PPE
1.11 First-aid facilities
1.12 Warning signs for the main groups of hazardous substance
1.13 Safe practices and procedures for the use of access equipment and manual handling
1.14 Safe practices and procedures for working in excavations and confined spaces
2 Construction science principles
2.1 Materials science principles
2.2 Mechanical science principles
2.3 Electricity principles
2.4 Structural science principles
2.5 Heat principles
2.6 Light principles
2.7 Acoustics principles
2.8 Earth science principles
3 Construction design principles
3.1 Benefits of good design
3.2 Design principles
3.3 Role of different disciplines involved in design
3.4 Design process from conception to completion
3.5 The concept of the ‘whole building’, including life cycle assessment
4 Construction and the built environment industry
4.1 Structure of the construction industry
4.2 How the construction industry serves the economy as a whole
4.3 Integration of the supply chain through partnering and collaborative practices
4.4 Procurement of projects within the construction sector
4.5 Roles and responsibilities of the construction professions and operatives
4.6 The role of continuing professional development (CPD) in developing the knowledge and skills of those working in the sector
4.7 Building Information Modelling (BIM)
4.8 PESTLE factors
5 Construction sustainability principles
5.1 Sustainability when planning and delivering a construction project
5.2 Types of sustainable solutions
5.3 Environmental legislation
5.4 Environmental policies and initiatives
5.5 Environmental performance measures
5.6 Principles of heritage and conservation
5.7 Lean construction
5.8 Waste management
5.9 Energy production and energy use
6 Construction measurement principles
6.1 Accurate and appropriate measurement
6.2 Standard units of measurement and measurement techniques
6.3 Measurement standards, guidance and practice
7 Building technology principles
7.1 Construction methods
7.2 Forms of construction
7.3 UK building regulations and approved documents
7.4 Building standards
7.5 Manufacturers’ instructions
8 Construction information and data principles
8.1 Data
8.2 Sources of information
8.3 Data management and confidentiality
9 Relationship management in construction
9.1 Stakeholders
9.2 Roles, expectations and interrelationships
9.3 The importance of collaborative working to project delivery and reporting
9.4 Customer service principles
9.5 The importance of team work to team and project performance
9.6 Team dynamics
9.7 Equality, diversity and representation
9.8 Negotiation techniques
9.9 Conflict-management techniques
9.10 Methods and styles of communication
9.11 Employment rights and responsibilities
9.12 Ethics and ethical behaviour
9.13 Sources of information
10 Digital technology in construction
10.1 Internet of things
10.2 Digital engineering techniques
10.3 Adapting technologies used in other industries
11 Construction commercial/business principles
11.1 Business structures
11.2 Business objectives
11.3 Business values
11.4 Principles and examples of corporate social responsibility
11.5 Principles of entrepreneurship and innovation
11.6 Measuring success
11.7 Project management
11.8 Quality management
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