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Estimating Material Takeoff - VILT

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To avoid gathering in groups and non-essential travel, please join our virtual classroom using Zoom to enjoy an instructor led, complete and interactive learning experience, from the office or comfort of your own home.  

This 30 hour course was designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to prepare more accurate & successful cost estimates for construction projects.  It specializes in quantity material takeoff required in excavation, site services, structural, interior and exterior finishes.

During this course you will finalize a cost effective estimate of a project, including pricing and summary.  

Knowledge of MS Excel is recommended.  

Please Note: A calculator, scale, pencil & eraser are required.

Register 2 or more employees and SAVE $50 each!

Mondays and Wednesdays Only
2:00 - 6:00pm

Course Credits: 

  • 5 CCA Gold Seal Credits
  • ​​60 BC Housing CPD points, Formal

Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
Other Credits:
60 BC Housing CPD points, Formal
Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of this course a Certificate of Achievement will be presented in class or delivered by email.

Course Instructor Information

Karl Laursen, GSC Estimator, GSC Project Manager.

With more than 40 years of experience in ICI construction, Karl is committed to lifelong learning. After starting his career with a four-year Architectural Blueprint Reading degree in 1965, he retired in 2019 having earned dual Gold Seal designations in both Estimating and Project Management. His extensive experience includes ownership of a General Contracting business in the Okanagan, roles in facility operations and construction for Hallmark Farms Poultry, Owner’s Construction Manager for Okanagan Hatchery, and General Superintendent, Project Manager, and Estimator at Walter Cabott Construction in Port Moody. Throughout his career, Karl has been an active contributor to the BC construction community, holding positions as former Board Chair of BCCA and a CCA director. Karl has been a member of the Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) for 25 years, serving on the SICA board for 10 years, including a term as Board Chair.



Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Education Services Coordinator
250.491.7330 X 205

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