Module title: Building Maintenance & Management

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV07110
Module leader: Grant Sinclair
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying


Description of module content:

Maintenance economics and life cycle costing; commercial property management issues/structure of the industry; marketing; insurance work fire, flood etc, external work maintenance; vandalism; communications and IT maintenance; DIY; maintenance of building services; home improvement; tendering/maintenance contracts; health & safety annual checks/programmes; central government policy; contingency planning; building control and its role; professional ethics; the maintenance manager in housing/commercial/retail/leisure/industry; service charges. The role of property manager, models of property management, property management (acquisition, leasing and disposal), Managing commercial and residential leases.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module, you will be able to:
LO1: account for the nature and extent of maintenance operations and how to carry out condition surveys
LO2: define fiscal planning in maintenance management, including life cycle costing;
LO3: outline a knowledge and understanding of the maintenance requirements of building services
LO4: develop an awareness of the property management process in terms of outright acquisition and demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of commercial and residential property leases management and disposal.

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