• Product Description

    An interactive one day course, designed to enable candidates to calculate project costs and overheads for the execution of a construction contract; commencing with an overview of basic documentation and working through practical examples highlighting the principles of estimating. 

     

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND

    This course could be for you if you can answer yes to any of the following:

      • Do you need to give estimations for projects, large or small?
      • Are you new to estimating or have no formal estimating qualifications?
      • Have you ever provided an estimation for work that ended up costing you more than you thought?  
      • Would you like to be sure you cover all of your costs within your estimation?
      • Would you like more knowledge of the documents used to support estimations?

     

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    This is an interactive one day course, designed to enable candidates to calculate project costs and overheads for the execution of a construction contract; commencing with an overview of basic documentation and working through practical examples highlighting the principles of estimating.

     

    COURSE OUTLINE 

    • Examination of drawings
    • Determine methods of take-off
    • Lay out routes
    • Take-off quantities onto take-off sheets
    • Transfer take-off to estimate sheet
    • Price materials on estimate sheet
    • Apply labour constraints
    • Discuss, then apply a given overheads, profit percentage and main contractors’ discount to estimate sheet(s) to produce a sell figure
    • Produce an outline programme

     

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

    There are no formal entry requirements to attend this course.

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    Item Specification

    Assessment Body NICEIC

    Additional Details

    Duration 1 Day