# Course Title: Carry out measurements and calculations

## Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3320 Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Title: Carry out measurements and calculations

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Important Information:

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vehs@rmit.edu.au

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil

National Competency Codes and Titles

 National Element Code & Title: CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations Elements: 1. Plan and prepare. 2. Obtain measurements. 3. Perform calculations. 4. Estimate approximate quantities.

Learning Outcomes

 Element Chapter Reference Content reference Relevant Worksheets and Questions (by chapter) 1 Plan and prepare Chapter 5: Basic Measuring and Calculations Planning and Preparing for Work Student Activity 5.1 Task 1 Q1, 2, 3, 4 Task 2 2 Obtain measurements Chapter 5: Basic Measuring and Calculations Obtaining Measurements Worksheet 1: Student Activity 5.2 Q1, 2, 3 3 Perform calculations Chapter 5: Basic Measuring and Calculations Performing Calculations Worksheet 2: Example(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 Student Activity 5.3: Task 1, 2, 3 4 Estimate approximate quantities Chapter 5: Basic Measuring and Calculations Estimate approximate Quantities Worksheet 3: Example 21 Q1, 2, 3, 4 Example 22, Q1, 2, 3

Overview of Assessment

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.