ORBIT FET College is a technical education training college which has three campuses situated in the North West Province. They are located in Rustenburg, in Brits, and in Mankwe. ORBIT FET College intended to upgrade their current facilities at all three campuses to enhance their offering and to become a leading FET college in South Africa; the upgrade entailed the construction of new buildings and the renovation of existing buildings.
The following changes were required at each of the campuses:
Construction work entailed:
A construction challenge with associated risks that had to be overcome included construction and renovation works that took place while the campuses were in operation. This meant that the areas where the works took place had to be cordoned off properly. Moreover, safety flagmen had to be present to prevent injury to students, staff and the general public at vehicle and pedestrian crossings.
Other risks that were identified from the start included:
The maintenance work was executed first, followed by the construction of new buildings.
CLIENT NAME: ORBIT FET College
LOCATION: North West Province, South Africa
PROJECT DURATION: 18 Months
START DATE: October 2013
END DATE: March 2015