Course Title: Prepare cost estimates

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5232 Diploma of Engineering Drafting

Course Title: Prepare cost estimates

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency deals with the skills and knowledge required to apply the fundamental principles and concepts associated with planning, estimating and costing to the preparation and interpretation of tender documents for small, simple projects that would not require Project Management expertise.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDX010B Communicate and apply standard industry procedures and policies in an engineering design office
EDX130B Use technical mathematics (basic)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDX030B Prepare cost estimates


1. Plan for estimating and quoting.

2. Prepare cost estimates for a project from relevant data.

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction