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Unit 9 Estimating & Measuring Work


Unit aim: This unit is designed to meet the needs of construction managers, to give them knowledge of estimating and measuring work.


This unit has an Introduction and is divided into 3 study sections.





Section 1 Pre-tender Process

9.1.1 Types of Procurement
9.1.2 Types of Tendering
9.1.3 Tender Stage

Section 2 Estimating

9.2.1 The Estimating Process
9.2.2 Cost Calculations
9.2.3 Production of the Estimate
9.2.4 Turning the Cost Estimate into a Tender

Section 3 Valuation of Work

9.3.1 Valuations
9.3.2 Preparing the Valuation on site  



Unit Recommended Reading

The Chartered Institute of Building, Code of Estimating Practice, Wiley-Blackwell; Chichester.

Books can be ordered from most bookshops or online from Amazon.


Before starting you should read the ‘Study Guide’ accessible from the link on the left. When you have done that return to this page and click on the ‘Introduction’ button above.

When you are working on the unit you will be able to access the sections by clicking on their title above.



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