218214

Measuring Systems II

Measurement and scheduling of quantities for specialist building trades according to Standard Method of Measurement. The use of computer aided measuring and scheduling packages.

Course code

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218214

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

200-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

15

Subject

Building and Construction

Course planning information

Course notes

To pass the course students must achieve a minimum average of 50% in the written assignment component and a minimum of 50% in the final exam.

Prerequisite courses

Complete first

You need to complete the above course or courses before moving onto this one.

General progression requirements

You must complete at least 45 credits from 100-level before enrolling in 200-level courses.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Apply the principles and practice of measurement of specialist building trades.
  • 2 Prepare schedules of quantities for selected specialist trades in line with the Standard Method of Measurement.
  • 3 Measure and schedule quantities of building works using computer aided measuring and scheduling packages.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 1 2 3 50%
Exam (centrally scheduled) 1 2 50%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND STANDARD METHOD OF MEASUREMENT OF BUILDING WORKS 2018 EDITION

Author
NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS
ISBN
ANZSMM2018
Edition
2018 EDITION
Publisher
NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS

Highly recommended

THE QUANTITY SURVEYOR'S HANDBOOK / NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS

Author
NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF QUANTITY SURVEYORS
Edition
4TH ED. (WITH AMENDMENTS TO JANUARY 2005)
Publisher
Wellington : New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 2005, 1993

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