Introduction to Legislation for the Built Environment
This module introduces, explains and evaluates the legal foundations of the Built Environment Legislation in Ireland. On completion of the module, learners should be able to demonstrate as far as reasonably practicable their understanding and competence in relation to distinguishing and understanding in general the foundations of the legal obligations involved in the Built Environment Framework and in particular the Built Environment Regulations. Learners understanding and competence is assessed through various forms of online assessment and project work.
Evaluate as far as reasonably practicable the Legal system in Ireland, Built Environment Statutory Instruments, Enforcement Authorities and Stakeholders in relation to Built Environment.
Analyse and evaluate as far as reasonably practicable, the legal obligations in relation to the law of contract and Construction Contracts.
Demonstrate a knowledge and competence as far as reasonably practicable the Health and Safety requirements, the legal understanding of a Competent person in relation to Health & Safety Legislation -with emphasis on applying to Construction Duty holders under Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations (2013).
Evaluate and demonstrate as far as reasonably practicable an understanding of the key foundations and principles of the Building Control Act Regulations 1997-2020.
Evaluate and demonstrate as far as reasonably practicable an understanding of the key foundations and principles of the Building Control Regulations with emphasis on Certificates of Compliance with practical BCMS commencement notice assessment.
Evaluate and demonstrate as far as reasonably practicable an understanding of Building Control Legal Interpretations and Definitions.