NBC1113 - Measurement and Estimating
|1.||Interpret accepted drawing conventions and formats and building documentation involving architectural, structural and service drawings to apply shortened/simple form methods;|
|2.||Apply building principles and methods to a range of civil/building infrastructure construction elements;|
|3.||Measure moderately complex architectural and engineering structures using basic measurement techniques and effectively communicate items that have been measured to a range of specialist and non-specialist stakeholders;|
|4.||Prepare estimating documentation to the level of a novice professional for a moderately complex building project in collaboration with team members; and|
|5.||Develop and assess tender documentation demonstrating professional judgment.|
|Assignment||Two (2) Team Research Projects (1000 words each)||70%|
|Examination||End of Semester Examination (2 hours)||30%|
Building Cost Planning for the Design Team 2nd ed.
Smith, J. and Jaggar, D. (2007)
Australian Cost Management Manual Volume 1
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (2000)
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Canberra
Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works 6th ed.
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (2016)
The A to Z Guide to Builders' Estimating. Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors .
Sierra, J. (2007)
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