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INTRODUCTION TO QA/ QC (Civil Engg) Course

Civil QA QC

QA/ QC (Civil Engg) Course

BASIC INTRODUCTION | GENERAL BACKGROUND:

    1.1 WHAT IS A CONSTRUCTION PROJECT? – TIME (MASTER SCHEDULE) – COST (HUGE BUDGET) – QUALITY (DRAWINGS & TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS – HSE (SAFETY) REQUIREMENTS.

    1.2 CLIENT – CONSULTANT –CONTRACTOR RELATIONSHIP – 4 M’S OF CONSTRUCTION – QUALITY MANPOWER, QUALITY MACHINERY, QUALITY MATERIALS & QUALITY METHOD STATEMENTS

SECTION 2 – TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY:

    DEFINITION OF QUALITY

    WHAT IS QUALITY ASSURANCE – QUALITY CONTROL?

    WHAT IS TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM?

SECTION 3 – INTRODUCTION TO NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL CODES & STANDARDS:

    ISO 9001, 14001 & 19011

    BIS, BS, ASTM, ACI, ANSI, OHSAS, ETC.,

SECTION 4 – PROJECT SITE SET-UP |ORGANIZATION CHARTS | QA-QC POSITION & REPORTING :

    ESSENTIAL SITE ARRANGEMENTS BEFORE CONSTRUCTION.

    CONTRACTOR’S ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE & QA-QC POSITION

    REPORTING & HIERARCHY WITH ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES.

SECTION 5 – SEQUENCE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES | CODES OF PRACTICE | FIELD INSPECTIONS AS PER ITP

    SOIL INVESTIGATION METHODS – TRIAL PITS, STANDARD PENETRATION TEST, BORINGS & GEOPHYSICAL METHODS

    PARAMETERS–FOR ENGINEERING & DESIGN – PRELIMINARY APPROVALS

    FIELDWORK INSPECTIONS & CHECKLISTS – MARKING, EXCAVATION, ANTI-TERMITE, POLYTHENE SHEET, PCC / SCREED, WATERPROOFING, RCC IN FOUNDATIONS, COLUMNS, SLABS, BRICKWORKS, PLASTER , PAINT, WOODWORKS, ETC.,

    QA/QC – GALLERY OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS

SECTION 6 –PRACTICAL LABORATORY TESTINGS ON CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS & equipment USED AS PER ITP| VIDEO SESSIONS | CODES OF PRACTICE :

    TESTS ON SOILS: STANDARD PROCTOR COMPACTION TEST, DETERMINATION OF FDT – SAND REPLACEMENT & NUCLEAR GAUGE METHODS, MOISTURE CONTENT, SPECIFIC GRAVITY, PARTICLE SIZE ANALYSIS, SOIL CLASSIFICATION, ATTERBERGH LIMITS – LIQUID LIMIT & PLASTIC LIMIT, CBR TEST, UNCONFINED COMPRESSIVE TEST, PLATE LOAD TEST, ETC.,

    TESTS ON CONCRETE– MIX DESIGNS, TEMPERATURE, TIME OF POUR, SLUMP, COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH, BONDING AGENTS, NDT TESTS – REBOUND HAMMER, ULTRASONIC PULSE VELOCITY & CORE CUTTING METHODS, PRE-STRESSING, ETC.,

    TESTS ON CEMENT: FINENESS TESTS, SOUNDNESS TESTS, INITIAL & FINAL SETTING TIMES, CONSISTENCY TESTS, CEMENT MORTAR CUBE TESTING, ETC.,

    TESTS ON STEEL: LENGTH, DIA, WEIGHT, ULTIMATE TENSILE STRENGTH, EPOXY STEEL, SAND BLASTING & PULL-OUT TESTS.

    TESTS ON SAND ( FINE AGGREGATE ): DETERMINATION OF SILT CONTENT, BULKING, SIEVE ANALYSIS, SPECIFIC GRAVITY & WATER ABSORPTION, BULK DENSITY & % VOIDS, ETC.,

    TESTS ON COARSE AGGREGATE: CRUSHING TEST, LOS ANGELES ABRASION TEST, IMPACT VALUE, SOUNDNESS TEST, SHAPE TEST & ELONGATION INDEX, SPECIFIC GRAVITY & WATER ABSORPTION TEST, PARTICLE SIZE ANALYSIS, BITUMEN ADHESION TEST, ETC.,

    TESTS ON ASPHALT: BITUMEN PENETRATION TEST, SOFTENING POINT TEST, DUCTILITY OF BITUMEN, TESTS

    SOLVED EXAMPLES & EXERCISES – CLASSWORK.

SECTION 7 – NON-CONFORMANCE | CORRECTIVE ACTIONS | PREVENTIVE ACTIONS.

    WHAT IS A NON-CONFORMANCE ?& WHAT IT INCLUDES?

    WHEN TO ISSUE AN NCR ?& WHO WILL ISSUE THE NCR?

    HOW TO CLOSE THE NCR?

SECTION 8– HOW TO MAKE / FRAME / WRITE PROJECT QA-QC DOCUMENTS

    PQP / QAP ( PROJECT QUALITY PLAN / QUALITY ASSURANCE PLAN ).

    ITP ( INSPECTION& TESTING PLAN )

    JP’s ( JOB PROCEDURES / METHOD STATEMENTS ) & CHECKLISTS

SECTION 9 – STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES | FORMATS | CHECKLISTS & APPROVALS

    INTERNATIONAL FORMATS & QUALITY DOCUMENTS USED FOR RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

    CHECKLISTS FOR VARIOUS ACTIVITIES.

SECTION 10 – ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF QA-QC MANAGERS / ENGINEERS & INSPECTORS

    WHAT ARE THE ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF A QA-QC MANAGER?

    WHAT ARE THE ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF A QA-QC INSPECTOR /ENGINEER?

SECTION 11 – CLIENT REPORTING | QA-QC DOCUMENTATIONS&CONTROL PROCEDURES | CONTROLLED & SUPERCEEDED COPIES.
SECTION 12 – QMS SITEAUDITINGS| TRAININGS & APPRAISALS OF QA-QC PERSONNEL.
SECTION 13 – CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS & TECHNIQUES | MAINTENANCE & RECORDS.
SECTION 14 – BASIC ENGINEERING & JOB SUPPORTINGMODULES

    USEFUL CALCULATIONS & QUANTITY TAKE-OFF’S.

    HOWTO READ CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS + NOTES, SPECIFICATIONS& ENSURE COMPLIANCE.

    HOW TO CROSS-CHECK “BBS” ( BAR BENDING SCHEDULES ) & FIXING.

    BASIC SURVEYING & LEVELLING SKILLS.

    CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AT SITE -HSE (HEALTH, SAFETY &ENVIRONMENT) INDUCTION

SECTION 15 – GROUP DISCUSSIONS | DEMONSTRATIONS | WEEKLY EXAMINATIONS
SECTION 16 – 100 FAQ ‘S – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
SECTION 17 – FACE 2 FACE PRACTICAL MOCK INTERVIEWS & SKYPE INTERVIEW SESSIONS.
SECTION 18 – QA-QC RESUME MAKING & JOB GUIDANCE SESSION | SAMPLE FORMATS