This unit of competency can be applied in any industry involving the manufacture and/or installation of products or delivery of services. It describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain job information, estimate the net cost of providing products and services, calculate markup and tax, calculate the full cost to the customer, and develop a customer quotation.Workers with this competency cost jobs for customers on-site and off-site using discretion, judgement and specialised industry knowledge in line with established costing procedures.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work-based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-Learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):