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CRAF6004 - Carpentry - Hip and Valley Roof

Title:Carpentry - Hip and Valley Roof
Long Title:Carpentry - Hip and Valley Roof
Module Code:CRAF6004
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Fundamental
Field of Study: Craft
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2015/16 ( September 2015 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: MICHAEL HOURIHAN
Module Author: BRIAN THOMA
Module Description: This module intoduces students to the various aspects involved in the design and construction of Hip & Valley Roofing on a square and off-square plan.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Apply safe working practices with tools, equipment and disposal methods when dealing with materials.
LO2 Set out and mark out a model hip and valley roof including a cutting list.
LO3 Cut and construct a model roof containing hip, valley, common rafter, jack rafter and purlin.
LO4 Use a roofing square in the marking and measurement of rafters in a roof with varying pitches.
LO5 Apply and construct a new roof is connected to an existing roof.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
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Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
No Co Requisites listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Safe working practice in relation to tool and machine operation in roof construction including a Safe System of Work Plan (SSWP).
Design, develop, cut and construct a Hip & Valley roof. Demonstrating the annexing of old to new roof surfaces.
Natural Softwood Planed All Over (PAO), plywoods, oriented stand board and breathable membranes, simulated flashing material.
Using geometric principles design and draw a Hip & Valley roof.
Determination of bevels and lengths, cutting to bevels and lengths, fixing, nailing roof components
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Draw and construct a hip and valley roof using the principle of geometry while exercising health and safety best practice. 1,2,3 40.0 Week 7
Practical/Skills Evaluation Design and develop the connection of old to new roof systems. 3,4,5 60.0 Week 13
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Practical Skills 6.0 Every Week 6.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision/review of module content 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • B. Porter 2005, Carpentry and Joinery 2, Elsevier Burlington [ISBN: 0 7506 6504 1]
  • Albert Jackson & David Day 2014, Collins complete woodworkers manual, Collins London [ISBN: 0-00-716442-4]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_ECTWB_7 Bachelor of Science in Craft Technology (Wood) with Business 2 Mandatory

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