Construction Estimating

Participants will learn skills and knowledge to estimate construction projects and prepare a successful bid.

This course is eligible for 5 Gold Seal Credits upon successful completion of optional online exam. 2 Gold Seals credits will be given to those that attend virtual session only.

Construction Estimating will help you:

  • Analyze projects and decide on which ones to bid
  • Understand risk analysis and how to price this into a bid
  • Do competitor analysis and understand how this impacts the bid
  • Do client risk analysis and how to price this into bids
  • Record material and other prices and maintain contact lists
  • Formulate a bid strategy
  • Understand how to prepare an estimate and the estimating process
  • Become familiar with Construction Division Codes
  • Understand how to present a bid
  • Be familiar with how to use the bid depository and online bidding platforms
  • Understand the requirements for bonding and insurance
  • Understand the post-bidding process
  • Work with project managers to pass on knowledge of the bid

CCA Members $650 (+GST) Non-Members $750 (+GST)

October 25, 26, 27 & 28 - 9:30AM - 1:30PM

4 Virtual 1/2 Day Sessions

Additional Details

This course is designed for construction estimators and those with experience in construction that desire to be estimators or improve their knowledge of estimating.

This course is delivered in partnership between your local construction association and other associations throughout Western Canada.