Introduction to Construction Estimating

About the Course

Cost: $150


To ensure project success, contractors must be able to provide accurate and professional estimates of costing and materials. This online training course will provide learners with skills and knowledge related to estimating practices, and help them understand the importance of estimates as one of the key first steps in any construction job. The lesson modules cover a wide range of topics, with interactive activities based on real-life field situations to help reinforce the lessons.

By the end of this course you will know more about:

  • How to produce accurate and professional estimates.
  • Site-specific conditions and regulatory requirements.
  • How to handle the purchasing and logistics associated with materials on a construction project.
  • Labour performance and operations.
  • How to effectively organize and manage current and historical cost data.
  • How to assemble bids and meet bid closure deadlines.
  • On-site equipment and material placement.
  • Safety and job conditions.


Course Details

Gold Seal Credits: 2

Number of Lessons: 9

Hours of Self-Paced Instruction: 6

Minimum Mark Required: 75%


Please note, as with all courses, members will be invoiced and sent their PINs, non-members will be contacted for payment before being sent their PIN.

Event Details

Event Starts Ongoing
Registration Open May 31, 2018
Capacity 100
Individual Price $150 +GST