This is a 10-week course that runs from June 28, 2021 – September 5, 2021 and covers a foundation of skills in construction. Take Introduction to Construction Estimating and/or Construction Blueprint Reading if you feel you need more information in these areas before taking this class. Those courses are not prerequisites but they are a part of the Certificate in Construction Estimating. You will need skillful blueprint reading and basic construction estimating skills to be successful in this class.
This Estimating and Bidding online course features hands-on estimating and quantity take off activities associated with General Conditions, Site Work, Concrete and Form work, and Masonry Estimating. By the end of this class you should be able to estimate the cost of general conditions, prepare quantity take off of excavation and back-fill, prepare a quantity take off of concrete, and form work, se unit prices to price your estimate, prepare a quantity take off and conceptual estimate of masonry work. The Certificate in Construction Estimating program includes this class. This class is 100% online. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours a week on course work from June 28, 2021 – September 5, 2021.
PREREQUISITES: To do well in this course you should already have the following skills:
Modules covered in class include:
An Overview of Estimating and Bidding
Planning and Organizing the Estimate
Estimating General Conditions
Estimating Labor and Equipment
Estimating Site Work – Excavation
Estimating Site Work – Utilities and Other Site Amenities
Concrete Estimating 1 – Footings and Foundations
Concrete Estimating 2 – Slab on Grade
Concrete Estimating 3 – Columns, Walls and Systems
Estimating Masonry Construction
By the end of this class you should be able to:
Students will also need the following materials:
Students will be provided with a textbook, Estimating in Building Construction, 9th Edition by Steven Peterson and Frank Dagostino, that they may keep. Text books will be mailed out prior to class starting. Once you complete your registration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your shipping address.
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Students will need the following materials: