National Diploma in Construction Technology (NDCT)

This Course covers the following Technical Competencies.
Qualification code : F45T001Q1L5
Entry Qualifications : Passed in minimum 3 subjects at G.C.E. (A/L) in Mathematics / Science or Engineering Technology schemes. Or Should have obtained NVQ Level 4 certificate with one year experience in the relevant field.
Duration : 1year, plus 6 months On-the-Job-Training
Serial Number List of Units Credits
1 Conduct field investigations, surveys & tests required for feasibility studies for construction work. 6
2 Monitor Usage, storage and transportation of construction materials. 6
3 Set out structures/works. 6
4 Supervise construction of substructures and retaining walls. 4
5 Organize the site 2
6 Plan construction activities 6
7 Supervise construction activities of super structure of buildings. 4
8 Supervise construction activities of roads/highways and bridges 4
9 Supervise construction activities of water supply, drainage and sewerage. 4
10 Supervise construction activities of irrigation work. 4
11 Prepare Bill of Quantities, develop budgets & estimates. 4
12 Supervise finishing work. 3
13 Manage work place information. 3
14 Manage work place communication. 2
15 Plan work to be performed in the workplace. 3

To be awarded this qualification, a total of 61 credits is required.

Course Content

Semester – I

  • Mathematics for Construction Technology
  • Technical Drawing
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Construction Materials
  • Surveying & Leveling
  • Manage workplace information
  • Manage workplace communication

Semester – II

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Construction Planning
  • Building Technology I
  • Preparing Bill Of Quantities, Budgeting and Estimating
  • Highway Technology I
  • Water supply, Drainage & Sewerage Technology I
  • Irrigation Technology I
  • Plan work to be performed at workplace

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