Fundamentals of Construction Costs and Estimating

C&EE X 412.1

This course provides hands-on experience to build realistic general construction costs using RSMeans®. Topics include the preparation of quantity surveys (take-offs) and the development of material, labor, and equipment costs, including pricing of contractor and subcontractor work from actual working drawings and specifications. 

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Fall
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Starting at $1,099.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Develop methodology and techniques for quantifying the basic elements of a construction project
  • Apply methodology and technique quantities to labor, material, and schedule applications to develop a total cost estimate
  • Introduce quantification through detailed study of the basic trades including earthwork, concrete, structural steel, rough carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical

About this course:

This course provides an overview of the basic procedures for estimating general construction costs. While there is a range of cost estimating tools in the construction industry such as Procore®, this course focuses on using RSMeans® as the tool of choice for professional cost estimators and knowledgeable project managers. Topics include the preparation of quantity surveys (take-offs) and the development of material, labor, and equipment costs, including pricing of contractor and subcontractor work from actual working drawings and specifications. The cost estimating skills you’ll learn using RSMeans®, the most widely-used estimating app, will significantly reduce your learning curve with a wide range of other cost estimating software in the construction management industry.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Instructor: Dan McAuliffe
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ENROLL BY: Jun 21, 2022
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 04, 2022
Course Requirements
Reliable internet connection and Google Chrome browser required to access the software tool in this course.
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
How to Estimate with RSMeans Data: Basic Skills for Building Construction by Saleh A. Mubarak, PhD and R. S. Means
(Optional) Plan Reading and Material Takeoff: Builder's Essentials by Wayne J. Del Pico

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