GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment: Advanced by Des Millward
This text provides coverage of the general skills, knowledge and understanding that is required for the eight mandatory units contained within the Advanced GNVQ Construction and the Built Environment course. The authors have been involved in the development and introduction of the GNVQ specifications. The highlighted key learning points of each unit enable the student to focus on essential unit requirements, and self-assessment tasks and specimen end-test questions reinforce comprehension. The book also relates knowledge to element specifications set by NCVQ and satisfies the requirements of BTEC, C&G and RSA for all mandatory units. Topics covered by the book include: built environment and the community; design detailing and specification; science of materials and their application; construction and civil engineering technology; construction technology and services; resource management; financing the built environment; surveying processes.