SRE302 - Building Measurement and Estimating


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

SRE272 and one of SRT251 or SRT214

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: SRE373
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus Trimester 1: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.
Scheduled learning activities - online

Trimester 3: Online independent and collaborative learning including 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester. Students also have the option to attend half day seminars (8 hours in total) at the Waterfront (Geelong).


SRE302 is designed for students to develop greater understanding of measurement and estimating principles and practices in commercial and industrial construction. Students will learn concepts including preliminaries, trade preambles, measurement and billing of quantities for a wide range of trades. They will develop and apply technical skills including the use of specialised computer software in compiling documentation and estimating of unit rates. The application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for measurement and estimating is encouraged in this unit.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the Individual Measurement and Estimating Task.

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