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Site supervisor course for labour-based and community-managed upgrading of urban low income settlements

Sub-titleSkills course manual
Author nameBeusch, Andreas;
Winsvold, Marie
Classification Code062 - Training
Subject areasUrban infrastructure development
KeywordsUrban infrastructure development; labour-based technology; low-income settlements; community participation; work management; labour issues; solid waste management; urban roads; drainage; water supply; sanitation; quantities; costing; contracting
Document typeHandbook / Manual
Date of this edition2002
Language(s)English
PublisherKenya Water Institute (KEWI); Kisii Training Centre (KTC); ILO/ASIST
Place of publicationNairobi
Country of publicationKenya
No. of pages229pp
LocationHarare; Nairobi
AvailabilityAvailable
Accession no.062 - 110152
ISBN92-2-112814-8
PublisherKenya Water Institute (KEWI); Kisii Training Centre (KTC); ILO/ASIST
Classification CodeTraining
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Abstract
The course is developed to equip trainees with the skills, knowledge and improved attitudes needed to carry-out day-to-day site supervision of labour based and community managed urban upgrading works. The training manuals are in modular format and divided into two sections: basic and skills course. The basic course covers the following topics: the urban environment; construction measurements and calculations; community managed and labour-based approaches; tools and equipment; basic tecnical skills, work implementation issues; work planning and reporting and quality control. The skills course covers work management, labour issues, solid waste management; urban roads, drainage and sanitation, quantities and costing, contracting. The two two manuals are complimented by a site reference hand book which contains key data and guidance, and can be used separately on site as a handy reference tool.


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