- Introduction to Construction Estimating
- Roles and types of construction estimates
- Sources of data for construction estimating
- Building-up rates: earthwork
- Building-up rates: concrete work
- Building-up rates: masonry
- Building-up rates: painting and finishing
- Estimates, tender and schedules
- Estimating for risks and uncertainties
- Estimates, tender analysis, payment mechanisms and cashflow forecasts
- Computer applications for estimating
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 2 subjects or relevant experience.
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as Construction Estimating.
In this subject students will develop estimating skills used in construction projects. Students will examine strategic estimating methods to develop documents such as tender action, builder's bills of quantities, sub-contractors’ quotations, preliminaries. Students will also explore methods for determining margins for profit and overheads.
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- Estimating Exercise (15%)
- Report and Presentation (35%)
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
Textbook information is pending.