Measuring Building Quantities

Measuring Building Quantities
This practical and specialist course introduces delegates to the skill of ‘taking off’ of materials from standard drawings. It is highly practical and will enhance basic skills as well as improve competencies of delegates.



Course type

Regional or in-company

Learning format
Practical classroom based

Course duration
1 day

Further development opportunities
• Plumbing & Heating specific Measuring Quantities

What do you get?
Certificate of Attendance

Course overview
This practical and specialist course introduces delegates to the skill of ‘taking off’ of materials from standard drawings. It is highly practical andwill enhance basic skills as well as improve competencies of delegates.

Who would benefit?
Anyone with the requirement to ‘take off’ materials from standard drawings or wanting to refresh their knowledge.

Objectives
  •   Demonstrate knowledge of drawings
  • How to follow the rational construction process
  • How to ‘take off’ materials from basic drawings.

Course content
  • General introduction
  • Approximate estimates including liner meterage
  • Volumes
  • Sub structure
  • Spoil
  • Brickwork and blockwork
  • Sand and cement
  • Frames
  • Felt and tiles
  • Board materials and finishings
  • Scales and projections
  • Square areas
  • Items
  • Groundwork/excavation
  • Concrete works
  • Drainage superstructure
  • Insulation
  • Roof timbers
  • Above ground drainage.

How to register
Training for this course is booked on demand. To register your interest please contact Paige Godsell at paige.godsell@bmf.org.uk or call 02476 854980.
Where
England

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