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Construction Estimating

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This 30 hour course specializes in the function of estimating and the role of an estimator.  Learn the essential skills necessary to meet the growing demand for skilled estimators by understanding the construction process, technologies, business, and relationships within the industry.  The first measure of a successful project hinges on the ability and accuracy of an estimator.

Course Content:  

  • Introduction to estimating basics
  • Steps in the bid process
  • Estimating costs for specific tasks
  • Estimating costs not associated with specific tasks
  • Code of Ethics
  • Estimating costs of work by others
  • Putting estimates into actions
  • Estimating redesigns and revisions
  • Project contributions to corporate profits

For more information click the Course Outline


Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of this course, a Certificate of Completion will be presented in class or delivered via email.

Course Instructor Information

Instructor:  Jim Theriault

Jim graduated from SAIT as a Draftsman/Estimator and has been working in the construction industry for 40 plus years.  Jim currently owns his own business and has fulfilled positions from designer through to estimator, project manager and superintendent.  Jim has worked in all areas of construction including residential, multi-family, and ICI sectors. His experience with numerous developers, general contractors and subcontractors in both the office and field has solidified his knowledge within the construction industry and given him the necessary hands on experience.

Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Education Services Coordinator

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