Course Title: Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5256 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Title: Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL5985C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

BUIL5985C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018

BUIL5985C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

BUIL5985C

City Campus

TAFE

530T Built Environment and Sustainability

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Matthew Sweeney

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4105

Course Contact Email: matthew.sweeney@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will cover the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. Knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes is essential.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCBC4004A Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects

Elements:

1. Read and interpret plans and specifications.

2. Identify and calculate labour costs.

3. Identify and establish physical resource requirements.

4. Develop estimated project costs.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities. You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment 1

Knowledge Quiz – Task 1

Assessment 2

Product Assessment -Task 2

Assessment 3

Product Assessment -Task 3

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.