An Introduction to Estimating

Registered list price: £325.00 + VAT

Non registered list price: £355.00 + VAT

Duration: 1 day
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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.

  • 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
  • End of course assessment
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?
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.