Measurement of Building Works

Course code ARBE2301Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

This course examines the process of building measurement and bills of quantity through the development and demonstration of 'essential skills'. Elements of measurement and bills of quantities in accordance with the Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works (ASMM) will be applied.

Available in 2015

BCA SingaporeSemester 1
Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Distance Education - CallaghanSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students should be able to:
- Investigate the process of building measurement
- Apply the rules for bills of quantities and ASMM
- Prepare building measurement and bills of quantities for five major trades according to the ASMM:
ContentIntroduction to building measurement (Units of measurement, BQ format and ASMM)
General rules of ASMM
Taking off format and method
- Measurement process of Groundworks
- Measurement process of Concrete - Insitu Concrete
- Measurement process of Concrete - Formwork
- Measurement process of Concrete - Reinforcement
- Measurement process of Masonry
- Measurement process of Roofing
- Measurement process of Finishes
- Computer software for measurement and BQ preparation
- Overview & Future Directions of Measurement
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNot applicable
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Assessment Items
Quiz - Class1. Rules of taking off building measurement.
2. Rules guiding preparation of bills of quantities for groundwork, in-situ concrete, formwork and masonry, roofing and finishes.
ReportsMeasurement and Bills of Quantities for Groundworks and concrete
ReportsMeasurement and Bills of Quantity for Masonry, roofing and finishes
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Construction Management (Building).
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE2301