Fundamentals of Construction Cost Estimating Self-Paced Training Course

This course focuses on unit price estimating for facilities renovation, repair and remodeling.  Combining hands-on skill building with a discussion of best estimating practices and real-life problems, this informative online course will boost your estimating skills, bring you up to date with key concepts, plus provide tips and guidelines that can save you time and help you avoid costly estimating oversights and errors.

$349.00
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Objectives

The learning objective of this course is to provide you with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of practical construction cost estimating. It is geared to the professional who is looking for more than an overview of the process with an introduction to the basics of the profession. This course assumes an understanding of basic construction process and terminology. Whether your chosen market is residential or commercial, private or public, new or renovation projects, the basics are the same!

This course takes you step-by-step through the three phases of estimating: the review of the bid documents, the quantity takeoff and the pricing of the work.

 

Approach

Each lesson includes audio and/or video that ranges from 1 to 17 minutes each, with downloadable resources and knowledge checks throughout.
This course is available for 45 days from the date of purchase.

 

Course Outline

Lesson #1: The Basics
Lesson #2: The Quantity Takeoff & the Unit Price
Lesson #3: Estimating by Divisions 2-4
Lesson #4: Estimating by Divisions 5-8
Lesson #5: Estimating by Divisions 9-14
Lesson #6: Estimating by Divisions 21-23, 26-28
Lesson #7: Estimating by Divisions 31 – 33
Lesson #8: Estimate Summary

 

Who Should Attend

Facilities professionals or anyone involved in facilities planning, design and construction. For novice estimators, this course can serve as a primer to “Facilities Construction Estimating Self-Paced Training” or the following live training courses:Facilities professionals or anyone involved in facilities planning, design and construction. For novice estimators, this course can serve as a primer to “Facilities Construction Estimating Self-Paced Training” or the following live training courses:

  • “Facilities Construction Estimating”
  • “Mechanical & Electrical Estimating”
  • “Scope of Work for Facilities Estimating”
  • “Maintenance & Repair Estimating”

 

Continuing Education Credit Eligibility

Approved for Continuing Education Units by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International Certification Board Continuing Education Units:
8hours, .8 CEU’s