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
Spring
Summer
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. The tools used in this course require a PC/Laptop with a Windows Operating System, and MAY NOT BE compatible with other operating systems.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Dan McAuliffe
372541
Fee:
$999.00
Still accepting enrollments
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 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.

Canceled
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Amir Zavichi
372539
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet Access Required to Access Course Materials
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Mar 31, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Apr 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Apr 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Apr 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Apr 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue May 5, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue May 12, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue May 19, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue May 26, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jun 2, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jun 9, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Dan McAuliffe
373939
Fee:
$1,099.00
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 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 April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Amir Zavichi
373938
Fee:
$1,099.00
See Details
Notes

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 07, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet Access Required to Access Course Materials
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jun 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jun 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jul 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jul 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jul 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Jul 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Aug 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Aug 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Aug 18, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Aug 25, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211
Discussion
Tue Sep 1, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 211

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