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.

$699.00
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Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction - About This Course
  • Introduction - About Your Presenters

Module 2: Estimate Basics

  • What is an estimate?
  • Types of Construction Delivery Methods
  • The Construction Process
  • Types of Estimates
  • The Estimating Process
  • Scope of Work
  • Types of Costs in a Construction Estimate
  • Introduction to Unit Cost Data - Dave Lewek
  • Creating a Unit Cost Line Item - The Widget Exercise

Module 3: RSMeansOnline.com Essentials

  • Getting Started & Setting Preferences
  • Utilizing References
  • Searching the Data
  • Managing Estimates
  • Estimate Creation Basics

Module 4: Unit Cost Data

  • Division 01: General Requirements - Dave Lewek
  • Division 01: General Requirements - Essentials
  • Division 02: Existing Conditions - Bob Kuchta
  • Division 02: Existing Conditions - Essentials
  • Estimating Demolition - Rough Door Opening Exercise
  • Division 03: Concrete - Steve Plotner
  • Estimating Concrete - Cast In Place Column Exercise
  • Division 04: Masonry - Steve Plotner
  • Division 05: Metals - Steve Plotner
  • Divisions 03 - 05: Structural Divisions - Essentials
  • Divisions 06 & 07: Wood, Building Envelope - Tom Lane
  • Division 08: Openings - Bob Kuchta
  • Divisions 06 - 08: Wood, Plastics, Thermal & Moisture Protection, Openings - Essentials
  • Divisions 09 - 12: Finishes, Specialties, Equipment, Furnishings - Marilyn Phelan
  • Division 09: Finishes - Essentials
  • Executive Washroom Renovation Part 1 - Division 9: Finishes
  • Division 13: Special Construction - Bob Kuchta
  • Division 14: Conveying Systems - Joe Kelble
  • Divisions 10 - 14: Specialties, Equipment, Furnishings, Special Construction, Conveying Equipment - Essentials
  • Divisions 21 & 22: Fire Suppression & Plumbing - Joe Kelble
  • Executive Washroom Renovation Part 2 - Division 22: Plumbing
  • Division 23: HVAC - Joe Kelble
  • Divisions 21 – 23: Mechanical Divisions - Essentials
  • Divisions 26 - 28: Electrical (Electrical, Communications, Electronic Safety & Security) - Joe Kelble
  • Divisions 26 - 28: Electrical Divisions - Essentials
  • Executive Washroom Renovation Part 3 - Division 26: Electrical
  • Divisions 31 - 33: Site Work (Earthwork, Exterior Improvements, Utilities) - Derrick Hale
  • Divisions 31 - 33: SiteWork Divisions - Essentials

Module 5: Conclusion

  • Conclusion - Estimating Wisdom
  • Conclusion - In Review