PFC 121 – Introduction to Construction Estimating

Construction Estimating

This Introduction to Construction Estimating is taught by a professional construction estimator. Starting at the very beginning, you will learn about the types of estimates and how an estimate is organized. The components and sub-components of an estimate will be addressed.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the inter-relationship between the construction drawings and a quantity-takeoff cost estimate.
  • Analyze the components of a construction cost estimate and learn how a quantity-takeoff cost estimate is created.
  • Master an understanding of quantity surveying, estimating takeoffs and pricing estimated quantities.
  • Recognize the need for thoroughness and attention to detail when preparing construction cost estimates.