RSMeans data: Online Estimating Training Courses

Offered through Absorb, these self-paced training courses cover the critical construction topics.

Building Systems

This class describes the details of building systems that are the staple of the industry. Starting from the ground up, we analyze the basic components, materials and techniques that comprise the buildings we see every day.

Building Sytsems Traning
Construction Cost Estimating Training Online

Introduction to Construction Cost Estimating

The learning objective of this course is to provide participants with an understanding of the fundamentals of practical construction cost estimating. It is geared to the professional looking for more than an overview of the process with an introduction to the basics of the profession. Each lesson has been broken into the fundamentals for a particular scope of estimating.


Facilities Construction Estimating

This course focuses on unit price estimating for facilities renovation, repair and remodeling. It’s particularly suited to facilities professionals and anyone involved in facilities planning, design and construction. Combining hands-on skillbuilding with a discussion of best estimating practices and reallife problems, this informative online course will boost your estimating skills, bring you up-to-date with key concepts and provide tips and guidelines that can save you time and help you avoid costly estimating oversights and errors.

Facilities Construction Estimating Training Online
The Construction Process Training Online

The Construction Process

This class focuses on the “contract” side of a commercial construction project and explains the various steps involved: design, bidding, contracts, administration, changes, schedules and measure performance.