Estimating, Preconstruction and Bidding
This is an online course with class materials that can be accessed throughout the week. The course is structured to move from one week to the next.
Access to the online course platform, Canvas, will be granted to students one business day before the scheduled start date of the course.
Textbook information will be updated on this course page under Section Course Materials at least one month before the start of the course.
*Prerequisite: Construction Plan Reading and Specifications or a student must have the following:
- Knowledge on how to follow detail path flow; understanding detail progressions starting from larger to smaller views of the same subject/item(s)
- Basic overview knowledge of On Screen Takeoff (or similar estimating software)
- Knowledge on how to apply the appropriate plan detail information as it relates to needed estimate takeoff quantities
- Be able to comfortably maneuver through plans and understand bearings
Certificate students: Students must earn a grade of C or higher (not a C minus) in order for this course to count towards the requirements for the Construction Management Certificate. Courses applied towards the Construction Management Certificate must be completed within five years.
Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received by the refund deadline: 1/22/24. Refunds and/or enrollment transfers will not be approved after this date. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.
Students have the first week of class to enroll with the understanding that students who enroll after the first day of class are expected to reach out to their instructors to make sure they receive all content and are on track with the course.