TRAINING THURSDAY: Construction Estimating - ICBA

TRAINING THURSDAY: Construction Estimating

Looking to take the next step on your career ladder and become an estimator? Check out our Construction Estimating workshop! Participants will learn skills and knowledge to estimate construction projects and prepare a successful bid. At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Analyze projects and decide on which ones to bid
  • Understand risk analysis and how to price this into a bid
  • Do competitor analysis and understand how this impacts the bid
  • Do client risk analysis and how to price this into bids
  • Record material and other prices and maintain contact lists
  • Formulate a bid strategy
  • Understand how to prepare an estimate and the estimating process
  • Use Construction Division Codes
  • Understand how to present a bid
  • Be familiar with how to use the bid depository
  • Understand the requirements for bonding and insurance
  • Understand the post-bidding process
  • Work with project managers to pass on knowledge of the bid

Topics to be covered:

  • Project analysis
  • Risk analysis
  • Competitor analysis
  • Client risk analysis
  • Record keeping
  • Bid strategies
  • Preparing estimates and the estimating process
  • Construction Division Codes
  • Presenting bids
  • Bid depository
  • Bonding and insurance
  • Post-bidding process

Plus you’ll earn 5 Gold Seal Credits and 32 CPD Points from BC Housing.

Our next session is February 24-25 in Burnaby, followed by April 16-17 in Prince George, and April 20-21 in Kelowna. Visit to register for this or any of our other upcoming courses.