Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-455-103 060481 Introduction to Construction Estimating
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-455-103 INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING ...teaches students the basics of construction estimating with an emphasis on quantity takeoff procedures and pricing techniques for both detailed and conceptual estimates. Additional topics include types of estimates, estimating labor, materials, and equipment, and profit and overhead markups. (Prerequisite: 10-809-195 Economics, 10-455-102 Planning and Scheduling)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Examine the types of construction estimating.
  2. Examine the process of deciding to bid.
  3. Examine the importance of site investigation.
  4. Examine a quantity survey.
  5. Examine the elements of costs.
  6. Examine direct costs.
  7. Examine indirect costs.
  8. Finalizing and submitting a bid.
  9. Examine post bid practices.