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RI Complete 5HR Package #1 Course Syllabus

This package consists of 2 courses  

Price: $49.00

  • Guidelines for Estimating
  • Estimating and Bidding for Success

 

Course #1:
Guidelines for Estimating

2HR Course Syllabus

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.


Estimating Self-Performed Work – 100 minutes

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

Final Assessment

 


 

Course #2:
Estimating and Bidding for Success

3HR Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

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.


BIDDING AND ESTIMATING

Methods of Construction Delivery – 10 minutes

1. General Contracts
2. Construction Management
3. Design Build

Types of Contracts – 10 minutes

1. Negotiated
2. Unit Price
3. Time and Material

Types of Estimates – 10 minutes

1. Conceptual
2. Budget
3. Assembly
4. Square Foot
5. Trade
6. Detailed Cost
7. Unit Price
Bid Documents – 30 minutes

1.  Invitation to Bid
2.  Bid Form
3.  Project Manual
4.  Project Drawings
5.  Bid Bonds

The Bid Team – 5 minutes

1. Owner’s Officer
2. Chief Estimator
3. Estimator’s Assistant
4. Subcontractor/Vendor Assistants

Structuring the Bid Program – 75 minutes

1. Identifying Work Scopes
2. Quantity Take-Off
3. Self-Performed Work
4. Labor Costs
5. Project Overhead
6. Alternates
7. Sub/Vendor Quotes
8. Request for Information
9. Substitution Request
10. Common Sources of Error

Assessment – 10 Questions


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9 am and 5 pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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