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BLCN12038 Project Estimating
Project Estimating
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General Information

Overview

In this unit, you will learn about the history of the building and construction industry, the importance of preparing accurate cost estimates, the basic cost components integral to building projects and the development of cost estimates for projects at different stages of their life cycle including feasibility studies, procurement, retrofitting and 'change of use'. You will have the opportunity to prepare partial cost estimates for competitive tenders, use tendering strategies, discuss successful and unsuccessful tenders, and capture tendering data into cost monitoring systems.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 2
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisites: BLAR11049: Built Environment Communications and Skills or COMM11003: Professional and Technical Communication orENEG11005: Fundamentals of Professional Engineering

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 2 - 2022

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

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Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Student evaluation

Feedback

Further exposure to take-off's/measures to be able to efficiently and confidently put that knowledge to use in real life situations

Recommendation

Unit review will look at increasing practice examples.

Feedback from Student evaluation

Feedback

Lectures are well presented; course materials are easy to read and as Neil is actively working in the industry everything is very relatable to my current and past industry experience.

Recommendation

Supportive comments will be passed onto the lecturer.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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