The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro | Ogun State

Department of Building Technology

Mr. E. A. Awe M.Ed., B.Sc. [Voc./Const. Tech.], NTTC [Building and Woodwork], FTC [Building], Adv. C & G [Building], Regd. Builder [CORBON], ANIOB, Principal Lecturer and Head of Department

Other members of academic staff

Bldr. M. K. Sadiku B.Sc., M.Sc. (Construction Mgt.), MNIOB, AMNIM, Reg. Bldr. (CORBON), Chief Lecturer

Bldr. E. O. Fajuyitan BSc. (Building), M Sc. (Construction Mgt.), MNIOB, AMNIM, Reg. Bldr. (CORBON), Chief Lecturer

Mr. B.T. Odunuga, B.Sc. [Building], Asst. Lecturer

Mr. R.U. Ugochukwu, HND [Building Tech.] PGD [Building/Woodwork], MNIOB, Regd. Builder[CORBON], Chief Instructor

Bldr. E. O. Bamidele, HND (Building Tech.), PGD (Quantity Survey), ANIOB, Reg. Bldr. (CORBON), Asst. Chief Instructor

Mr. D.A. Adebayo, HND [Building Tech.], Technologist I

Mr. A.A. Ajibola, ND [Mech. Engr.], Trade III, II & I [Plumbling], Higher Technical Officer

Mr. A. Adeyemi, C & G [Painting/Decoration] Cert. [P & D], Higher Technician

Mr. J.O. Adeosun, Trade Test II [Carpentry/Joinery], Trade Test I [C & J], Senior Foreman


National Diploma Building Technology, ND (BT)

Mode of Study: Full-time

Timetable: Day

Duration: 4 Semesters

Higher National Diploma Building Technology, HND (BT)

Mode of Study: Full-time

Timetable: Day

Duration: 4 Semesters

Course Objectives

The National Diploma in Building Technology is aimed at producing middle level technicians that are capable of performing basic functions in Building Technology practice both, in private and public sectors.  The objectives are to produce a graduate that will assist the professional expert in low-rise building production in such aspects as:

Preparation of Bills of Quantities and tender documents

Management of site works

Maintenance of existing buildings

Examination of building plans for conformity to building regulations

Carrying out of repairs rehabilitation, improvement and alteration of existing building and related structures

Selection of materials and techniques for new building systems

Ensure safety, welfare and quality assurance in building construction and maintenance.

The Higher National Diploma course in Building Technology is designed to prepare higher level Building Technicians/Technologists for the building industry.  On completion of the programme, the graduate will be able to:

Prepare programme and progress chart for housing projects

Supervise and control the construction of buildings from setting out to final completion

Extract and compile schedule of materials required for construction from architects and engineer’s drawings

Design and make working  drawings of medium size building structures and interpret working drawings of all types of building

Carry out site measurements for reparation of bonus schemes for workmen and for interim and final accounts for the contractor’s claim

Prepare medium size bill of quantities for lump sum contract

Compile simple estimates for minor works; analyse and price simple bills of quantities

Carry out inspection of buildings and other properties including estate roads and undertake the repairs and maintenance of works

      Carry out structural survey of existing buildings and prepare schedule of dilapidation and repairs.
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