Fundamentals of Construction Costs and Estimating

C&EE X 412.1

Learn the basic procedures for estimating general construction costs. Topics include the preparation of quantity surveys (take-offs) and the development of material, labor, and equipment costs.

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Fall
Winter
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Classroom
Online
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Develop methodology and techniques for quantifying the basic elements of a construction project
  • Apply methodology and technique quantities to labor, material, and schedule applications to develop a total cost estimate
  • Introduce quantification through detailed study of the basic trades including earthwork, concrete, structural steel, rough carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical

About this course:

This course provides an overview of the basic procedures for estimating general construction costs. Topics include the preparation of quantity surveys (take-offs) and the development of material, labor, and equipment costs, including pricing of contractor and subcontractor work from actual working drawings and specifications.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Dan McAuliffe
371357
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: How to Estimate with RSMeans Data: Basic Skills for Building Construction by Saleh A. Mubarak, PhD and R. S. Means
(Optional) Book: Plan Reading and Material Takeoff: Builder's Essentials by Wayne J. Del Pico

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Amir Zavichi
371318
Fee:
$999.00
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Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet Access Required to Access Course Materials
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 7, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jan 14, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jan 21, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jan 28, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Feb 4, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Feb 11, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Feb 18, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Feb 25, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Mar 3, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Mar 10, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Mar 17, 2020
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211

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