Introduction to Construction Estimating

Introduction to Construction Estimating

e-Learning (Computer Based)

Duration: self paced - approximately 4 hours

Price: $150.00 + HST

***This course is Gold Seal accredited (2 Credits)***

Who Should Enroll: This course is intended for people working in estimating or any individual who wants to become an estimator in any part of the country, in any sector (residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, pipeline, civil).

Accurate and precise estimating is critical to the financial viability of a construction firm. This course provides an introduction to the field of construction estimating and covers all aspects of the production of an accurate estimate. This training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to visualize the scope and magnitude of a construction project and produce reliable estimates. This is accomplished by reviewing drawings through various phases of a project with the aim of determining the quantity and type of materials required for the project.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

• Have a good understanding of estimating practices

• Know site-specific conditions and regulatory requirements

• Know how to handle the purchasing and logistics associated with materials on the job

• Know how to manage materials on site

• Have the ability to keep historical information related to costs (including those associated with labour, material, overhead, equipment and availability of required items)

• Know how and when to update historical information related to costs

• Assemble bids and meet bid closure deadlines

• Provide on-site solutions to work-related problems in relation to equipment and material placement

Facilitator: Buildforce Canada



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Member Price $150.00 1 Online Pin
Cancellation Policy

-Cancellations must be received no later than 10 business days prior to the course date to be eligible for a 75% refund of registration fees.
-No refunds will be issued after this date.
-If you register for the course and do not attend, you are liable for the full registration fee unless you cancel according to the terms stated above.
-If you are unable to attend after registering you may send a substitute up to and including the day of the course. Please provide a name and email address for name tag and records.
-CANS reserves the right to cancel any course and will, in such an event, provide a full refund of registrations fees. Every effort will be made to give registrants a reasonable notice of cancellation.
-No liability is assumed by the organization for changes in course dates, content, speakers, or venue.