Construction Estimating - 867

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Whatever the size of the construction firm, accurate estimating and careful monitoring of costs are essential components of ensuring a profit. If you are currently employed in the construction industry, or seeking employment, and wish to upgrade your estimating skills, this program should interest you. On successful completion, you should be able to cost various types of projects, manually and using computer software.

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You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admissions & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.

Note: COMPCO001 - Generic Computer Training is recommended. 

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

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The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills Development.

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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Learn to prepare an estimate for the construction of sample residential and commercial buildings. Examine and apply sample project designs and with focus on quantity measurement, construction interpretation, standard industry methods of measurements, and various formatting structures that are involved in preparing an estimate to construct the project(s) chosen.
Credits: 4
Equivalents: BLDGCV342
Course description: This course introduces students to the concept of construction scheduling and planning. Students will explore applications of effective project planning and analysis. Topics include Gantt schedule, CPM, Critic Path Planning, Resource allocation, Cash Flow Planning, Schedule Monitoring and Productivity Factors. Students will complete a detailed schedule for a small commercial project.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: INFO10105
Course description: Read drawings and measure quantities of building projects, concrete, earthwork, structural steel, reinforcing steel and masonry.
Credits: 3
Equivalents: BLDGEA202
Course description:
Equivalents: MGMT10127
Course description:
Prerequisites: MGMTCN340
Equivalents: MGMT10128

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.

Course Code Course Name Fall
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
BLDG10723 Estimating 1 (BCS)




BLDG10010 Estimating 2      
BLDG10101 Construction Planning and Scheduling OntarioLearn OntarioLearn OntarioLearn
MGMTCN340 Construction Management A      
MGMTCN440 Construction Management B




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