Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. interpret and communicate industry principles and rules for measuring detailed construction works
  2. interpret specifications and drawings for measuring detailed construction works
  3. produce measurements for detailed construction works in accordance with industry principles and rules.
  • Topics

    • Complex Groundworks Excavation and Filling
    • Measuring Structural Concrete
    • Concrete, Masonry and Stonework
    • Measuring Structural Steelwork
    • Measuring Roofing
    • Measuring Ceilings
    • Measuring Windows, Doors, Hardware and Glazing
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials

      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-CME105-Introduction to Building Measurement , or CUR-CME160


Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 1 subjects or relevant experience.

Special requirements

No special requirements

Covers the principles and rules of building measurement using the Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works, and applies them to the measurement of detailed construction works examples. Demonstrates alternative approaches to measurement for detailed builder’s quantities and estimates.

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  • Invigilated Exam (50%)
  • Case Study (30%)
  • Test (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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