CONM1108 - Principles of Estimating

4 (2/2/0)
This course focuses on the basics of material, labor and equipment estimating. Students will learn to calculate the quantities of material comprising a project. These quantities will determine the primary portion of the direct costs used in a construction bid. This process will be the first step in completing accurate bids for construction projects of all sizes.
  1. Prepare quantity takeoffs and estimates for multiple disciplines.
  2. Estimate general requirements.
  3. Estimate existing conditions.
  4. Estimate concrete.
  5. Estimate masonry.
  6. Estimate metals.
  7. Estimate carpentry.
  8. Estimate thermal and moisture protection.
  9. Estimate openings.
  10. Estimate finishes.
  11. Estimate specialties.
  12. Estimate furnishings.
  13. Estimate earthwork.
  14. Calculate average crew cost.
  15. Determine labor rate for estimating crew costs.
Degrees that use this course

Architectural Drafting


Architectural Drafting & Design

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Construction Management

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)