Complete Renewal Package #1 | Rhode Island

This 5 hour complete package consists of 2 courses:

  • 2 Hour Guidelines for Estimating
  • 3 Hour Estimating and Bidding for Success
  • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors



Guidelines for Estimating

Instructor:   Paul Acker

This 2-hour course is an introduction to the construction estimating process. Knowing how to apply and itemize costs for specific activities and materials, based on a set of plans and related professional resources, is key. The estimator who can visualize the project, and accurately determine its costs will become one of the most important persons in any construction company.

This Course Covers:

Estimating Self-Performed Work:

1. Concrete
2. Masonry
3. Steel
4. Carpentry
5. Thermal and Moisture Protection
6. Doors and Windows
7. Finishes
8. Specialties
9. Making a Profit



Estimating and Bidding for Success

Instructor:   Paul Acker

This 3-hour course is an introduction to the construction estimating process. Although this course will be beneficial to junior estimators just entering the field, it will also help architects, engineers, and contractors become more familiar with how bids are prepared. The following material will explain the methods of construction delivery, different types of estimates, and the tools needed by the estimator to tender a bid.

This Course Covers:

  • Methods of Construction Delivery – 10 minutes
  • Types of Contracts – 10 minutes
  • Types of Estimates – 10 minutes
  • Bid Documents – 30 minutes
  • The Bid Team – 5 minutes
  • Structuring the Bid Program – 75 minutes

Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

Learn the ins and outs of social media marketing from experts that work in both social media and the construction industry. Use these tools and tricks to upgrade your personal and professional profiles, drive leads, and increase business.


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