This course describes the skills and knowledge required to carry out measurements and calculations in the resources and infrastructure industries. It includes using measurements and calculations to estimate quantities for various work activities. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of own work outcomes.



 The course covers the following:

  • Course objectives
  • Plan and prepare for measurements and calculations
  • Site policies and procedures
  • Regulations
  • Work instructions
  • Converting measurements
  • Scale
  • Workplace communications
  • Confirm and recording measurements
  • Check measurements
  • Tolerance
  • Perform calculations
  • Volume of a cube or rectangular prism
  • Volume of a cylinder or pipe
  • Complex shapes
  • Civil construction calculations
  • Setting out a work area
  • Laying pipes
  • Progress reports
  • Concrete work
  • Estimating material quantities
  • Confirm and record quantities



90 minutes  CPD