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PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS BUICP-CT Building Construction Technician

Courses and Descriptions

CONS-1004Construction Estimating Fundamentals

Before dealing with the specifics of construction estimating, it is important for the student to have an understanding of the pre-construction phases of a project. This course will first provide an overview of topics such as stakeholders, project delivery methods, the design process and contract documents. The foundation for any cost estimate is an accurate quantity take-off, so the course will focus on a few sample trade areas. Then students will apply prices to some of the quantities resulting in examples of project direct costs. Students will also be exposed to some of the expenses that make up the indirect costs for a project. The final topic will be the bidding process and related documentation. 

Other Information

This course, if taken in addition to "Construction Project Mgmt:  Basic Principles", is equivalent to "CIV2201 Project Administration"  and is a credit in Architectural Engineering Technology, Sturctural Engineering Technology, and Building Design CAD Technology.


Textbooks and Booklists

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.

Course Dates and Fees

2024 Fall Term - Distance Education
CONS-1004 Construction Estimating Fundamentals
Location: Online
Sep 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24Z. Ding259400$595
Location: Online
Sep 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24
Z. Ding
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