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Introduction to Cost Estimating

This course is intended to explain the process of construction estimating from contract documents to the methods of measuring material quantities used in general contracting offices. This will enable students to understand the position of the estimator within the business of construction management both in the contractor and sub-contractor?s world. The course focuses on ?taking off? methods of materials using simple residential and commercial exercises. It is recommended that students take OL642 Construction Drawings and Methods prior to taking this course.