Full Title:Civil Engineering Skills
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:CENG E7002
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Description:This module provides an interaction of the various trades involved in the construction and civil engineering sectors. Combing both theory and skills classes the student will gain confidence with the terminology and practice of related disciplines.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Recognise the scope of work conducted by construction operatives within various trades
  2. Grasp the particular skills involved with carpentry, welding, plumbing and electrical through a hands on approach.
  3. Design and create various connections and frames using the materials and tools involved in each trade, working within a group.
  4. Recall the labour element involved in each trade when designing and managing construction and civil engineering projects throughout their careers.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Civil Engineering Overview
Civil Engineering projects, local, national and international
General use of timber within buildings and basic design guides for sizing members
Metal and Steel
General use of metal and steel within buildings and basic design guides for sizing members
Plumbing and Piping
Plumbing and piping services for water and gas supply and waste water services
Equipment and services for electricity supply
Bridge project - basic fundamentals of bridge construction
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment Assignment # 1 Draw and make a basic carpentry joint 1,2 10.00 100 0 n/a 0
Continuous Assessment Assignment # 2 Draw and make a joint basic welded connection 1,2 10.00 0 0 n/a 0
Class Test Assignment # 3 Sketch and electrical layout of basic electric requirements for a small building 1,2 10.00 100 0 n/a 0
Continuous Assessment Assignment # 4 Draw and make a pip fitting connection 1,2 10.00 100 0 n/a 0
Group Project Assignment # 5 Draw, model and build a small bridge with your team to the design constraints issued 1,2,4 60.00 100 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Terry Smith and Brian Haines 2004, The complete book of woodworking and carpentry, Sidney : New Holland Publishers [ISBN: 9781741101935]
  • C.R. Flood. 1981, Fabrication, welding & metal joining processes : a textbook for technicians and craftsmen, Butterworths London [ISBN: 0408004487]
  • Eugene Farrell, John A. McCarthy, Anthony McFeely, House building manual, 7th Edition Ed., National House Building Guarantee Company Dublin
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_ECIVL_7 Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering 1 Mandatory
DK_BPRHE_6 Certificate in Preparation for Higher Education 1 Elective