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BLDC 1300 - Estimating 1

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Introduction to measurement of construction work, with a brief review of reading construction drawings and specifications. Specific study of methods of measurement techniques applicable to site work (excavation), concrete and masonry quantity take-offs.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$493.99

Fall 2017

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 33795

Mon Sep 11 - Mon Dec 11 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 11 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 329

Instructor

Jason Chow

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$493.99

Notes

  1. There will be no class on October 9 and November 13 due to statutory holidays.

One seat remaining as of Aug 16, 2017 7:57 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 32061

Thu Sep 14 - Thu Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 327

Instructor

Ray Wong

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$493.99

Six seats remaining as of Aug 16, 2017 7:57 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

Learning Outcomes

Read and interpret information on construction drawings to:

  • Prepare estimate work items checklists in accordance with industry MasterFormat Divisions.
  • Prepare appropriate preliminary calculations for an estimate.
  • Apply principles and techniques of measuring work items on standard quantity sheet forms.
  • Extend and summarize work item final quantities in preparation for pricing.
  • Comprehend the roles of estimates and estimators in the building development and construction process.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BLDC 1300 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2017

Books for Fall 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Estimating in Building Construction, Second Canadian Edition (2nd Edition)
Author Frank R. Dagostino, Leslie Feigenbaum, Clint Kissoon
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2007
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13223-137-4
Price $200.95
Optional

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating
Author David Pratt
Publisher Delmar Publishers Inc
Copyright 2011
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-43905-964-7
Price $229.95
Optional

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