Estimating Essentials

Don't lose money on your next job

Our Estimating Essentials training course is for builders and trade contractors.

Get skilled to accurately estimate materials, labour, costs and time and ensure you make money – not lose it.

Learn from experienced industry leaders in this in a one-day workshop.

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Why enrol?

Having the skills and knowledge to estimate materials, labour and time are fundamental to any trade contracting business, and are vital in ensuring you don’t lose money on a job.

Course outline

Estimating Essentials provides the skills and knowledge required to estimate materials, labour and time requirements and establish costs for provision of services or products in basic construction work.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Gather product and service information from plans and specifications
  • Estimate materials, labour and time
  • Calculate materials, labour and overhead costs
  • Establish final cost for work
  • Prepare costing documents such as quotations and tenders.

Course details

Duration One day
Delivery Face-to-face learning
Cost 
  • Member: $450 (GST free)
  • Non-member: $540 (GST free)
Outcome Statement of Completion
Prerequisites There are no prerequisites for this workshop, however participants are required to have a basic understanding of mathematical principals such as area, volume and perimeter calculations and trigonometry.
Eligibility   Candidates should be able to demonstrate a sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

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Terms & conditions

Please read Master Builders training and licensing policies prior to enrolment.

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