Building CPD - Steel and offsite construction quiz

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Please answer the following 5 multiple choice questions, then click 'submit' to check the result. The pass mark for a CPD certificate is 5 out of 5, and you may retake the quiz as many times as you wish. Please note that one, two, three or all of the possible answers presented for each question may be right, and to gain a mark for that question all correct answers must be identified.

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Building CPD - Steel and offsite construction

When a steelwork contractor wins a contract it will be won based on what?

Estimate drawings
Relationship between client and contractor
Feasibility study of project
Location of contractor

What is the best way for a steelwork contractor to deal with changes to drawings?

Address them in the factory before steel is delivered to site
Assess changes on-site
Work with consulting engineer and main contractor via email
Liaise with client to see if changes are absolutely necessary
Outline new plans and submit to main contractor

Advances in quality and productivity in the steel construction sector are largely due to what?

Developments in fabrication machinery
A better educated workforce
Cheaper steel
Better on-site communication
All of the above

Up to what percentage of the value-add for structural steel occurs offsite?


On an average contract the lead time is how many weeks?