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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Classroom
Online
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits
3.3 CEUs

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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Dan McAuliffe
366104
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 18, 2019
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.

Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Instructor: Amir Zavichi
366102
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet Access Required to Access Course Materials
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Apr 2, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue Apr 9, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue Apr 16, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue Apr 23, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue Apr 30, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue May 7, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue May 14, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue May 21, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue May 28, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue Jun 4, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Lecture
Tue Jun 11, 2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Canceled
-
Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Salih Eroglu
366103
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Visitors not permitted.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 18, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Apr 4, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu Apr 11, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu Apr 18, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu Apr 25, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu May 2, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu May 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu May 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu May 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu May 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu Jun 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105
Lecture
Thu Jun 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 105

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

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Instructor: Dan McAuliffe
368572
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 8, 2019
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 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Amir Zavichi
368570
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 9, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet Access Required to Access Course Materials
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jun 25, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Jul 2, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Jul 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Jul 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Jul 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Jul 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Aug 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Aug 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Aug 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Aug 27, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B
Discussion
Tue Sep 3, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107B

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