This unit extends on Measurement and Estimating, by introducing more depth to measurement styles and techniques, including description composition, measurement of different defined building elements and associated siteworks, computer measurement software, and Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Work (ASMM). Other shortened/simple form methods, core estimating principles, preparing bills of quantities, pricing builder's preliminaries, overheads and supervision are also included. The aim of this unit is to give students a hands-on experience of the tendering process for construction professionals. Students undertake a team research project to determine the optimum parameters for a civil/building infrastructure estimation.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):