Module Title:Measurement, Valuation and Reporting
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures, Private study, Group & individual project work
Module Aim: The aims of the subject are: (1) prepare common documents used in the tendering process (2) measure advanced building works in accordance with various Standard Methods of Measurement
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 prepare tender documents for a construction project
LO2 measurement of buildings and structures to agreed standards under various methods of measurement
LO3 value work in progress and on completion
LO4 evaluate and cost management of contractors and subcontractors
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
(1) Preparation Of Tender Documentation For Main And Sub- Contract Works
(a) Issuing tender documents, including e tendering (b) Drafting of preliminaries and preambles clauses (c) Specification writing (d) Selecting appropriate forms of contract and sub-contract (e) Examination and comparison of different methods of measurement (ARM, NRM, CESMM)
(2) Advanced Measurement Of Construction Work
(a) Complex structural elements (b) Complex completion elements (c) Spot items, and temporary work (d) Piling works (e) Structural steel (f) Stair structure and finishes (g) External works and siteworks
(3) Project Cost Management
(a) Interim valuations for payment (b) Contractor/Sub-contractor evaluation and management (c) Cash-flow preparation (d) Cost / Value Reconciliation (e) Cost to completion
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment60.00%
End of Module Formal Examination40.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project No Description 1,2 60.00 Ongoing
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam No Description 2,3,4 40.00 End-of-Semester

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 8.00
Project 12 Weeks per Stage 5.83
Estimated Learner Hours 12 Weeks per Stage 10.00
Total Hours 286.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_CMQSU_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying 7 Mandatory