Measurement of Quantities, Cost Planning and Estimation

CSM20003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 48 hours face to face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.


100 Credit Points

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to introduce students to the broad body of knowledge and essential skills for measurements and quantification as well as cost planning and estimating in construction projects.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Measure quantities of construction works in buildings and infrastructure project
ULO2Prepare bill of quantities using standard methods of measurement for construction works
ULO3Prepare cost estimates in construction projects using relevant standards, methods and procedures.
ULO4Prepare and evaluate cost plans for construction projects.
ULO5Advise clients and stakeholders on project cost plans, estimates and alternatives.
ULO6Conduct price analysis for tendering and valuation of construction works.

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