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Estimating and Measurement 2 (7826.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Built Environment and Design


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    Measurement styles and techniques and description composition; measurement of different defined building areas; computer measurement software; Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Work (ASMM) and other shortened/simple form Methods; core estimating principles; estimating, an art or a science, pricing builder's preliminaries, overheads and supervision.

    Learning Outcomes


    1. Accepted drawing conventions and formats

    2. Interpret building documentation

    3. Apply building principles and methods

    4. How to ?read? and interpret architectural, structural and services drawings of moderately complex projects

    5. Prepare estimating documentation for a building project

    6. What constitutes a set of drawings and how to locate cross-references

    7. How to measure moderately complex architectural and engineering structures using basic measurement techniques

    8. How to effectively describe items that have been measured

    9. How moderately complex construction rates are built-up including the constituents of material, labour, plant, overheads and profit

    Contact Hours

    One hour lecture and a two hour tutorial per week or three hour workshop.


    Estimating and Measuring 1, Building and Construction Studies 1.

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