Teaching Construction Cost Estimating:  Experience and mentoring play a major role in developing cost estimating skills, however, training and retraining are also very important.   A sample construction cost estimating course outline  shown below.  If your organization is interested in an on-site session, please give us a call.

Levels of Cost Estimating

                Order of Magnitude

                Square Foot

                Systems

                Line Item

Tools

                Uniformat/MasterFormat

                Cost Databases

                Technology

Process

Plans and Specifications

Visit the Site

Quantity Take-off

Pricing

Estimate Summary         

Exercises

                Renovate Office – With/Without Visual Estimating / QTO

                Wall Assembly

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