Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-410-109 059740 Carpentry Estimating
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-410-109 CARPENTRY ESTIMATING ...basic material and labor cost estimating related to carpentry construction. (Corequisite: Successful completion of 10-410-111, Carpentry Prints & Specifications)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Breakdown complex shapes.
  2. Convert measuring system to decimal.
  3. Demonstrate simple mathematics used in estimating.
  4. Calculate areas and volumes of figures to stated accuracy using decimal feet dimensions.
  5. Perform material "take-off" from blueprints.
  6. Organize take-off data in meaningful and convenient manner.
  7. Use published estimating "reference data."
  8. Use tables and "reference data" to calculate time and material costs.
  9. Describe materials and methods used in the excavation of and construction of a residential foundation.
  10. Estimate material and labor costs to excavate for and construct a typical residential foundation.
  11. Discuss various materials for and methods of installing beams and posts of a floor system.
  12. Estimate material and labor requirements for floor framing.
  13. Estimate the cost of materials and installation for floor sheathing.
  14. Describe materials and methods used to frame stud frame walls and partitions.
  15. Describe the materials and methods used for wall sheathing.
  16. Describe the materials and methods used to frame a typical roof system.
  17. Estimate material and labor requirements to construct floor, wall, and roof systems.
  18. Discuss types of siding available and take-off quantities required for installation.
  19. Discuss types of cornice systems common to residential construction and take-off quantities required for installation.
  20. Discuss common roofing materials used in residential construction and take-off quantities for installation.
  21. Estimate materials and labor costs for siding, cornice, and roofing systems.
  22. Select window and door assembly members and count quantities required for installation.
  23. Describe various wood trim and flooring materials and count quantities required for installation.
  24. Take-off case work quantities required for installation.
  25. Estimate material and labor costs for installation of interior finish items.
  26. Describe various gypsum and insulating products and installation methods used in building construction.
  27. Take-off material quantities and estimate material and installation costs of gypsum and insulation products.