SECTION A: REQUIRED SKILLS
You must complete this assessment task on their own and are not to work in groups. It must be your own work.
The intent of this assessment task is to demonstrate application of legal requirements in the completion of the key pages of the building contract for new homes (consumer affairs) for building projects. The trainer will guide you through the process to complete this assessment task, the Owner, Builder and Site particulars and Progress Payment Schedule of the contract.
Complete the contract for new homes – consumer affairs.
Important Sections and Information:
|A. Smeg Avante Dishwasher 7 star
|B. Enspira Complete Vanity
Provisional Sum Allowances:
Rock Removal - $4500
Excess Spoil Removal - $2500
SECTION B: REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
You are required to provide a satisfactory response to each question below to complete this assessment.
What are the four (4) key elements required to ensure a contract is enforceable at law?
What are three (3) possible factors that need to be taken into account when considering a contract between two parties?
Describe the four (4) procedures involved in suspensions of building works by the Builder as listed in the contract for new homes (consumer affairs).
Describe three (3) breach actions by the Owner that may cause the Builder to suspend works.
What requirements need to be fulfilled to ensure a contract has a proper offer and acceptance?
List the type of documents that make up the building contract for new homes consumer affairs for each of the following components of contract in the building and construction industry:
What experts do you need to consult with when preparing a construction contract? List four (4):
Refer to the contract for new homes consumer affairs and discuss the circumstances which may lead to the termination of a contract. How would you define, analyse and assess these circumstances?
Explain what rise and fall is and when it can be legally applied to a building contract.
What would you include in the preparation of a contract to allow for applying for extensions of time?
Which relevant personnel would you include in the preparation of the final account for your project?
List seven (7) Commercial Construction contract types and the type of projects they cover.
What is the relevant legislation you must abide by when selecting and preparing a construction contract?
List five (5) digital tools that can be used in the workplace to communicate with other colleagues?
What are five (5) digitally based technologies and applications that can be used to access, extract, integrate and compile information?
What does liquidated damages mean?
Name three (3) types of repudiation in regards to a construction contract
What are the usual elements of the finalisation of a contract?
What is the defect liability for a construction contract?
SECTION C: PERFORMANCE ACTIVITY
You must complete this assessment task on your own.
The intent of this assessment task is to demonstrate application of legal requirements to building and construction projects.
**The Importance of this Task 3 is that when making Provisional Sum allowances in a Domestic Building Contract, the builder must show that there has been some reasonable effort made to calculate the sums for works to be included.
If the amount of the Provisional Sum Variation is outside of the 25% variance allowed and the matter proceeds to VCAT arbitration, the builder will lose the case unless it can be demonstrated such reasonable efforts were made.
This task will demonstrate:
You are entering into a building contract for new homes (consumer affairs) with a client. Value of the work is $850,000.00 (excluding GST).
The site is in an outer suburb of Melbourne that has restrictions of a vegetation overlay.
You are required to retain and remove some vegetation, soil, and trees as part of your groundwork’s preparation.
Incorporate any clauses from:
A prospective client has approached you (having seen your building work) wanting advice on the range of design and contract documentation that would be required to build their house. The house will cost $450,000 (including GST). The client is ready to sign a contract, but the client has numerous questions that need to be answered. Explain in detail answers to the client’s questions.
Referring to the contract in Assessment Task 1, Building contract for new homes (consumer affairs) locate and describe the relevant clauses that would apply to practical completion and final completion of the project. You will need to describe the activities that need to be undertaken at practical and final completion.
Refer to the building contract for new homes (consumer affairs) contract, prepare a variation to the original drawings, adding the following: