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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE BUILDING DESIGN

Centre for Modern Architecture Studies in Southeast Asia

BACHELOR OF QUANTITY SURVEYING (HONOURS)

QSB 60504 ESTIMATING


COURSEWORK 2:
PROJECT TENDERING FOR SINGLE STOREY SHOW HOUSE
YEAR 2, SEMESTER 4

Version 2017
QSB60504


1. SCENARIO

You are working as quantity surveyors for a building contractor. You have recently received
an invitation to tender a single storey show house project. Your director has decided to
tender the job in order to meet the company profit target.

In order to win the job, you are required to obtain as many quotations as possible to
estimate for the lowest price. You are also required to estimate the reasonable allowance
for preliminaries, attendance for NSC and profit margin for the project.

If you are short listed for the final tender negotiation, you are required to prepare a
presentation to the clients. However, if you fail to be short listed, you are required to
prepare a presentation to your director.


2. ASSIGNMENT BRIEF

You will need to form a group each comprising of about 9-10 students. Each group will
receive a tender invitation. The students shall follow the instruction given in the tender
invitation to obtain tender document. In order to complete the assignment, students are
require to:

1) Obtain the tender documents as per the tender invitation (10thApril, Monday)
2) Obtain quotations for estimate
3) Obtain quotations for estimate
4) Virtual site visit (8th May, Monday).
5) Estimate the unit rates using the quotations received (10th April to 5th June 2017).
6) Complete the tender document and prepare for submission (5th June 2017, 2.00pm).
7) Take note of comments during tender openings (5th June 2017, 3.00pm).
8) If students group is shortlisted, the students will attend an evaluation session in the
form of tender interview. If the students group failed to be shortlisted, the students will
attend an evaluation session with the director. Evaluation date: 12th June 2017.

Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours) Estimating (QSB 60504)


QSB60504


3. SUBMISSION / TASKS

1) Student will require to include the following in their tender submission:

a. Cover letter specifying any qualifications.
b. Completed tender documents as per instruction given.
c. Appendix in tender documents numbered as A, B, C format. Eg. list of equipment,
schedule of dayworks, list of suppliers and etc.
d. Additional Appendix numbered as I, II, III format:
i. Appendix I Correspondences:
Any relevant correspondences such as invitation letter.
ii. Appendix II Quotations:
All the quotations received whether used or not used.
iii. Appendix III Estimations of unit rates:
The working calculation of the unit rates.
iv. Appendix IV Others:

2) Evaluation session
Refer to evaluation session brief.


4. OTHER NOTES

1. This assignment requires a highly co-operative teamwork. Students are required to
demonstrate the teamwork as marks will be allocated for teamwork.
2. Any work submitted after the deadline shall have the percentage grade assigned to the
work on face value reduced by 10% for the first day and 5% for each subsequent day
late. A weekend counts as 1 day.

5. ASSESSMENTS MARKS

1) Tender submission 30%
2) Tender evaluation session 10%

Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours) Estimating (QSB 60504)

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