Job Estimating in the construction industry is the most important element, because everyone has a budget to meet for their project and almost everyone involved in the initial stages of the project conception wants to know, how much will it cost? before they are even willing to start, or take on a project. This is where the construction job estimators play a crucial role of Accurately estimating the construction job or project, by doing so the job estimator puts all parties involved focused on delivering the project on time and under the budget. So, if you are you interested in the construction trade industry and would like to learn about the art of construction job estimating. Then you are at the right place. We are Americation Career and Training School, offering the construction job estimator program.
At successful completion of the program you will be awarded with a certificate of completion from Americation Career and Training School
Construction Job Estimator Program Content Outline
The student in this program will be learning the following topics:
Part 1 focuses on the
- Bidding process, and procedures.
Part 2 focuses on
- measuring the job site and materials required. This may include but not limited to excavation, piling, concrete, masonry, carpentry and other miscellaneous items.
Part 3 of the program focuses on
- pricing the measured job and subcontractors.
Part 4 of the program focuses on
- budget, and elemental estimating,
- closing the bid and
- Life cycle costing.
PROGRAM MODULES OUTLINE
PROGRAM KEY DETAILS
1st & 15th of Every Month
Online or Oncampus
PROGRAM ONLINE LEARNING FEATURES
All programs have a learning path that students can follow without getting off track.
TEXT TO SPEECH
If you don't feel like reading the material, you can activate the audio reader in the program.
Each program is broken down into modules to simply the contents in a section.
You can view the overall program outline from 1 single dashboard without having to switch screens.
When you attend the online programs, you will be able to see the duration of time spent.
Majority programs is equipped with study tools such as flash cards, crosswords etc.
Now you have the ease of tracking your progress while you are in the program.
All programs come with an orientation towards your program to assist you.
PROGRAM LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Explain importance of job estimating.
Identify the estimated vs guesstimates.
Describe about elemental estimates.
Explain types of estimates.
Explain about life cycle costing.
Describe in brief the process of estimating a job.
Identify the bidding types and the bidding process.
Explain the process of acceptance and non-acceptance to pursue a bid or not.
Explain the process of estimating the job by visiting the site.
Explain the process of estimating a job over the phone.
Explain the process of takeoff by describing the difference between material quantities and work quantities.
Able to take measurements and price jobs for backfill and excavation.
- Able to take measurements and price jobs for concrete.
Able to take measurements and price jobs for masonry.
Able to take measurements and price jobs for rough and finished carpentry.
Able to describe the pricing of a subcontractor for the job.
Able to price miscellaneous items.
Able to budget estimates.
Able to measure specific carpentry jobs includes stairs, windows, doors, millwork, cabinets, kitchen and bathroom counters, shelving, flooring etc.
Able to measure siding, sofitts, Fascias.
Able to measure rough works.
PROGRAM COMPLETION REWARDS
At successful completion, you will receive digital badges that can be used online to display your achievements.
At the completion of the program, you will be awarded with a program completion certificate.
With the completion of this program, you will also be awarded with Career Enhancement Clock Hours (CECH), that may be displayed on your resume.
Your completion also comes with a dedicated transcript that shows your areas of grades for each course you attended.