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Repair Construction (5 cr)

Code: RAK2G2-3012

General information


25.09.2021 - 29.11.2021


08.11.2021 - 13.03.2022


5 op

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Construction Engineering
  • Degree Programme in Construction Site Management


  • Olli Isopahkala

Student groups

  • MRKM19
  • RKM19


Occupational and environmental safety in construction
Students appreciate the existing body of buildings and the built environment.

Competence in repair construction
Students are able to determine why repair is needed and to list typical deficiencies in and damages of buildings from different eras. Students are competent in preparing a condition assessment report on a repair construction target chosen by themselves. They also know how to read old drawings and repair drawings.


- the role of repair construction in national economy
- reasons for the need to repair buildings
- basic concepts in repair construction
- damage in various materials
- building styles, techniques and materials from different eras, structural deficiencies, typical damages and repair techniques
- clearing for repair construction
- study of old drawings
- drawing up repair drawings
- condition assessment, contents and how to prepare one


Material as indicated by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures, assignments and excursions

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 134 h

Evaluation scale


Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of repair construction, yet possibly with some minor imperfections. The student knows the damage of the key structural components and the repair methods as well as the different methods of construction of different epochs.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student has the basic knowledge of repair construction and knows the key working methods as well as the different methods of construction and structures of different epochs. The student masters the most common stress factors, types of damage, and the repair methods .The student knows the changing effects of conditions on structures and the risks caused by them. The student is able to make commonly-used analyses and draw conclusions based on basic information.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student has a good command of what they have learned and is able to apply it. They can also analyze connections between things they have learned. The student is able to make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved assingnments and final exam.


Construction materials. Building Construction. Occupational safety.