Certificate in Quantity Surveying and Construction Procurement and tendering

Certificate in Quantity Surveying and Construction

Procurement and tendering

Marking Criteria                                                                                                           Range

Case study

Fully demonstrates competence and/or experience

in the relevant area                                                                    4                      80-100%

 

Demonstrates competence and/or experience in

most aspects of the relevant area                                               3                      60-80%

 

Fails to demonstrate competence and/or experience

in most aspects of the relevant area                                            2                      40-60%

 

Completely fails to demonstrate competence and/or

experience in the relevant area                                                   1                      1-40%

 

1          Identify the advantages and disadvantages for the main methods of procurement. (Word guidance 1000 words)

Key considerations 1 2 3 4
Identifies the main methods of procurement        
Considers the advantages and disadvantages of each method        

 

Part 1 requires a detailed consideration of the methods of procurement identifying the advantages and disadvantages of each

2          A client proposes to build a £9m single storey factory of 8,000 m2 to manufacture precast concrete railway sleepers and has asked for a brief report that considers the alternative methods of procurement and compares the sequences of procurement and tendering periods required for a commencement on site. (Word guidance 500 words)

            Part 2 requires a comparison of the sequencing of the design and tender process of the methods of procurement before work can commence on site

Key considerations 1 2 3 4
Identifies the main methods of procurement        
Identifies the sequencing of the tendering process for each method        
Compares the sequencing of the design and tender process with each method before work can commence on site        

 

3          Based on the proposed factory the client has obtained a large contribution of government funding for the scheme. As the contract will subsequently be audited by the funder prepare a report for the client which considers the options and makes a recommendation on the best method of securing a contractor for the most competitive price. Identify the tender documents to be produced and identify the contents of each document. (Word guidance 750 – 1000 words)

            Part 3 requires consideration of various tender selection processes to secure a contractor for the most competitive price bearing in mind the need to demonstrate best value with government funding

Key considerations 1 2 3 4
Considers the options available        
Makes a recommendation of the most appropriate one that demonstrates accountability and transparency with government funding        
Identifies the relevant tender document required and details the contents of each