Construction Quantity Take-off & Estimating

C&EE 852

Learn how to perform a material takeoff and develop a construction cost estimate for your construction projects in a fast track one-day course.

Remote Instruction
Starting at $750.00
As few as 1 day

What you can learn.

  • Prepare a conceptual estimate for a complete building project using historical unit pricing
  • Recognize trade-specific scopes of work in a building construction project
  • Estimate trade-specific scope packages off 2-D drawings with task-specific unit pricing
  • Compile a detailed project estimate with Bluebeam Revu® and RS Means® Online
  • Present via PDF complete change order requests to account for drawings revisions

About this course:

This 8-hour class provides comprehensive quantity take-off and estimating training for building construction projects using Bluebeam Revu document reading software and RSMeans Online cost estimating software. Designed for all professionals with experience as a tradesperson in the field or in various AEC disciplines, this class presents the fundamentals of quantifying and calculating construction costs off 2-dimensional architectural and structural construction drawings/blueprints before diving into the software for hands-on, guided training on preparing construction cost estimates. Additionally, participants will be presented with the topic of change management and how to price and package change orders related to changes in scopes of work.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
Saturday 8:00AM - 5:00PM PT
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Instructor: Dan McAuliffe
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Nov 13, 2021
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Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. 

This course will be conducted remotely in real-time format using UCLA Extension's Canvas and Zoom learning platforms. The instructor will conduct the lecture on the scheduled day and time allowing students the opportunity to fully interact, ask questions, and share stories.

The relevant software tool for this course will be provided as part of the course fee. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 10, 2021
Sat Nov 13, 2021
8:00AM PT - 5:00PM PT

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