This online unit, offered by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia, will build on the foundation laid by the Introduction to Building Measurement unit. You will learn the principles and rules of building measurement in line with the Australian industry standards that are relevant in the profession today.
You will use these principles to interpret and communicate measurements from real-life case examples in the form of drawings and specifications. You will then follow these guidelines to produce your own measurements for detailed construction works.
Learning will focus on concrete, formwork and reinforcement, and structural steel. Alternative approaches will also be considered, such as in relation to builders' quantities and estimates. ?
To be eligible for this unit, you must have successfully completed the following: ?
Introduction to Building Measurement
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)
Areas of study
In this construction unit, the topics you will study include:
Introduction to measurement component groundworks – cut and fill
Groundworks – cut and fill and basement excavation
Concrete, formwork and reinforcement – basement
Concrete, formwork and reinforcement – upper floors
Concrete, formwork and reinforcement – stairs
Structural steel revision
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management), Curtin University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Thorough comprehension of building measurement is a crucial skill in the construction field. The unit will help solidify this knowledge, using practical application and case studies.
Upon completion of this unit, you will be able to interpret specifications and drawings, as well as produce your own measurements for detailed construction works, in accordance with industry principles and best practices.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Building Measurement from Curtain University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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