Monday, March 27, 2017

Civil Technology

Civil Technology

Definition:

Civil Technology and the related professions such as architecture , building and quantity surveying , collectively known as the built environment, are the basis on which civilization was founded. It is through these professions that essential services, such as roads, bridges, purified water, water-borne sewerage, railway lines, high rise buildings,factories and housing in general, among its many aspects , are provided.

 

 

Scope:

Civil Technology is a combination of the following:

  • Building construction.
  • Bricklaying & Plastering.
  • Woodworking.
  • Woodwork.
  • Technika Civil.
  • Plumbing and sheet-metal work.

The study of Civil Technology builds on the Technology Learning Area studied in the General Education and Training(G.E.T) band:

Educational and career links:

Study at Higher Education and Training institutions

  • Civil Engineering: Design and construction of infrastructure (storm-water and roads, purified water systems and waterborne sewage)
  • Structures and buildings.
  • Mining.
  • Railways , bridges and reservoirs.
  • Architecture.
  • Town and Regional planning
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Land surveying.
  • Lecturer, Teacher or Researcher

STudy at Further Education and Training institutions

  • Draughting.
  • Construction supervising.
  • Building management.

World of work/ Entrepreneurship / Hobby

  • Carpentry and joinery.
  • Shop fitting.
  • Cabinet making.
  • Bricklaying and plastering.
  • Painting and plumbing.
  • Built-in cupboards and kitchens.