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BLDC 3300 - Estimating 3

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Building upon the topics presented in BLDC 2300, Estimating 3 provides the opportunity for students to measure items of work on more complex structures than the previous courses have introduced. Topics include development and application of labour and material prices for items of work. The course also identifies the role of construction cost accounting in the construction estimating process. Lecture topics will also include the ethics and challenges estimators will face in relation to fair business dealings, subcontractor relationships, and bid shopping.

Prerequisite(s)

BLDC 2300 and BLDC 2050

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the knowledge learned in the prerequisite courses to a complex project.
  • Measure items of work in Divisions 8 and 10 through 14 in preparation for pricing.
  • Prepare appropriate checklists, preliminary calculations, and take-off of the work.
  • Apply the principles and techniques of measuring work items on standard quantity sheet forms in a systematic approach.
  • Measure and price items of work in selected Divisions.
  • Use costing references and cost accounting data in determining unit prices.
  • Embrace the CIQS Code of Ethics as it relates to construction estimators.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

BLDC 3300 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate

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