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SDCM71-310: Measurement 2


Measurement 2 develops greater understanding of measurement principles and practices. Topics include trade preambles, measurement and billing of quantities for a range of trades and more complex building works. Students gain further experience in the use of computer software in preparing construction documentation 

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,070

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate measurement skills that build on those learnt in Measurement 1 and apply them to more complex trades and work items.
2. Demonstrate advanced skills in interpretation of construction documents including drawings and specifications, and standards such as the Australian and New Zealand Standard Method Measurement of Building Works.
3. Quantify two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes, given sufficient and yet limited description of the dimensions.
4. Interpret consultants’ drawings and specifications that provide limited detail of installations and interpolate as necessary to facilitate the measurement of building works to an acceptable level of accuracy.
5. Prepare and generate Bills of Quantities using industry standard software.

Enrolment requirements

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start13/05/2019
Cancellation 1?27/05/2019
Cancellation 2?31/05/2019
Last enrolment25/05/2019
Withdraw – Financial?10/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?27/06/2019
Teaching census?09/06/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start16/09/2019
Cancellation 1?29/09/2019
Cancellation 2?02/10/2019
Last enrolment27/09/2019
Withdraw – Financial?11/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?27/10/2019
Teaching census?10/10/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?28/01/2020
Cancellation 2?01/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?01/03/2020
Teaching census?11/02/2020