Course detail

Labour Engineering

FAST-BVB003Acad. year: 2020/2021

Work. Information about work. Work in the productive process. Classifications in the civil engineering. The study of work. Work sciences. Working engineering. Management and its historical development. Working system. Organisation of work in the space and in the time. Measuring of work. Standardisation of human work. Standardisation of machines works. Standardisation of material, energy and fuel consumption. Remuneration. Wage theory. Wage functions. Wage categories. Wage forms. System of wages. Work evaluation. Wage accounting. Indexes for wages and work. Working hour’s fund. Productivity of work. Work legislation. Ergonomic. Working load and strain. Working surroundings. Working conditions. Work intensity. Working motivation theory. Categorisation of work. Health protection. Safety at work. Working medicine.
Labor market. Employment. The mobility of the workforce. Labour offices.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge about labour engineering and economy of work in civil engineering.


Knowledge of construction technology and labour problems. Knowledge of fundamental construction firm economy with respect to production. Knowledge of production factors and working system with respect to labour, machinery, equipment and material in civil engineering.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction. Basic terms. Work sciences.
2. Statistical classifications.
3. Work. Study of work. Organisation of work.
4. Standardisation of work. Measuring of work.
5. Standardisation of machines works. Standardisation of material, energy and fuel consumption.
6. Remuneration. Wage theory.
7. Remuneration. Work legislation.
8. Remuneration. Wages and salaries.
9. Wage accounting. Wage evidence.
10. Work and wages indexes.
11. Safety at work.
12. Ergonomic. Labour market. State social support.


To get knowledge about labour engineering and economy of work in civil engineering, espe-cially knowledge and basic skills of work, material, machines and equipment standardization and of remuneration and wages with respect to construction industry. To acquire practical experience at case study processing about standardization and remuneration in concrete con-struction firm. To acquire skills about practical use of statistical classification and coding for further work with information in civil engineering.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-MI Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization VS , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer