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Introduction to Construction Estimating

Credits: 2
Course Number: 10-455-103

Course Description

10-455-103 INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING ...teaches students the basics of construction estimating with an emphasis on quantity takeoff procedures and pricing techniques for both detailed and conceptual estimates. Additional topics include types of estimates, estimating labor, materials, and equipment, and profit and overhead markups. (Prerequisite: 10-809-195 Economics, 10-455-102 Planning and Scheduling)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

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What will I learn?

  1. Examine the types of construction estimating.
  2. Examine the process of deciding to bid.
  3. Examine the importance of site investigation.
  4. Examine a quantity survey.
  5. Examine the elements of costs.
  6. Examine direct costs.
  7. Examine indirect costs.
  8. Finalizing and submitting a bid.
  9. Examine post bid practices.

Class Details

Class Number:
Spring 2024
Cale Pulczinski
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$322.10 *

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
01/16/24 - 03/11/24 Anytime

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost