Introduction to Estimating and Measurement (10140.2)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Design and the Built Environment|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Winter Term DR Larry HU (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS 2020 Semester 2 MR Hamed GOLIZADEH (Ph: +61 2 62012757 ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Semester 1 MR Hamed GOLIZADEH (Ph: +61 2 62012757 ) ON-CAMPUS 2021 Winter Term DR Larry HU (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit aims to provide an introduction to the role of quantity surveying and estimation in the construction industry. Students will acquire knowledge of and understand basic concepts of accepted drawing conventions and formats including architectural and engineering drawings and how building specifications are prepared and structured. Students will become aware of the purpose of measurement and estimating in the construction industry and be able to demonstrate how to measure simple architectural and engineering structures using industry accepted methodology.
Student will be introduced to the sources of information for estimating and measuring construction projects.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Measure simple building elements using industry standard measurement techniques;
2. Demonstrate how common construction rates are built-up including the constituents of material, labour, plant, overheads and profit; and
3. Define building elements as stated in the AIQS ACM manual.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2020
- Winter Term, 2020
- Semester 2, 2019
- Winter Term, 2019
3 hours per week.
It is recommended that students have Year 12 Mathematics and English.
8519 Estimating and Measurement 1