Estimating in the building and construction industry is vital in ensuring a project is competitive as well as profitable.

Learn how to prepare and deliver estimates for the cost of materials, labour and equipment needed to complete a construction project. You will need experience in reading plans and specifications.

The course teaches the skills and knowledge of effectively and accurately calculating take-off quantities, estimating construction project costs and producing a clear and detailed quotation for clients.


Course Schedule
  • This program is designed to be completed within 5 weeks.
  • The suggested commitment to studying is 5-8 hours per week.
  • Virtual classrooms are scheduled as 2-hour sessions on weekday afternoons and evenings.
  • You can choose the timeslots available that best suit your schedule.

Price

$570.00 Members $610.00 Non Members

Location

Enrol and Start Online this Month!


Date

CPD Points

23

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM?

Instead of rushing from work to class, you now have time to go home, settle in, grab a snack, then simply login to learn. Virtual classrooms are just like a real class except from the comfort of your own home. Be supported by our industry expert educators throughout your learning.

All you need is your laptop/tablet/computer, a quiet place, and speakers or headphones. Once you login to learn you'll be connected to educators and colleagues, as well as having access to our learning resources, videos and more!

IS THIS TRAINING FOR ME?

This course is recommended for those working in trades, builders, administration, sales, financial roles or other building related roles who want to ensure that estimating and planning for a project is nailed.

Recommended experience:

  • Read and interpret plans
  • Year 10 maths and PC skills

Ideal skills:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Communication
  • Computer Literacy
  • Organisational
  • Analytical

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attendance in Builders Quantities and Estimating.

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE?

This course is scheduled into the sessions listed below:

Session 1: Estimating from Plans

Session 2: Estimating Process and Labour Costs

Session 3: Develop Estimated Project Costs

Session 4: Project Planning and Pre-Construction

Session 5: Construction to Completion

The virtual classrooms are scheduled as one 2-hour session per week, on weekday afternoons and evenings. You can choose from the selection of timeslots available that best suit your schedule.

You will have access to the online course for a maximum of 3 months.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MASTER BUILDERS?

As the leading education provider in the building and construction industry, why would you choose anyone else for your education needs? Within our building community, you will be supported by our industry expert educators throughout your learning.