CONS07030 2013 Measurement and Costing 2

General Details

Full Title
Measurement and Costing 2
Transcript Title
Measurement and Costing 2
Code
CONS07030
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
CONS - Construction
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Leigh McLoughlin, Pat Carter
Description

Description and measurement of simple buildings using ARM4; condiseration of domestic-scale drainage and siteworks projects; introduction to 'preliminaries', treatment of PC, Provisional Sum and Provisional Quantity items

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

apply ARM4 to description writing and measurement of  building work

2.

measure simple building  -  substructure, superstructure, roof, finishes

3.

measure simple domestic drainage and siteworks

4.

considerer and debate ‘preliminaries’ as it is included in the Bill of Quantities

5.

measure work from drawings and on site, distinguish between standard building work and specialist work

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination

Indicative Syllabus

Study of Agreed Rules of Measurement (ARM4)  -  work sections

Description and measurement of simple building (ie ‘domestic garage’)

Description and measurement of basic drainage and siteworks layouts

Consideration of the topic ‘preliminaries’ in the general sense  -  site overheads, Contractor obligations  -  and their place in the Bill of Quantities

Provisional and Prime Cost Sums  -  their role/purpose

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Measurement and Costing 2 Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Measurement and Costing 2 Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Year 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified measurement and costing 2 1 Weekly 1.00
Directed Learning Not Specified measurement and costing 2 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN measurement and costing 2 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

SCSI and CIF, (2009), Agreed Rules of Measurement, 4th Edition, Published by SCSI and CIF ‘ARM Joint Committee’, Ireland

Seeley, Ivor H, (2005), Building Quantities Explained , 6th Edition, Palgrave McMillan, UK

Seeley and Winfield, (2009), Building Quantities Explained (Irish Edition) , Palgrave McMillan, UK

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None