Estimating

This course consists of two parts, each containing ten three-hour sessions.

MECHANICAL ESTIMATING PART I

COURSE 1 – OUTLINE

  • Two Major Types of Estimates
  • Completion of Bid
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Changes in Contract
  • Labour and Material Take-off
  • Extras and Credits
  • Pricing
  • Sub Contracts
  • Plans and Specifications
  • Purchase Orders
  • Contract Documents
  • Bonds & Insurance

 

MECHANICAL ESTIMATING PART II

COURSE 2 – OUTLINE

This course is designed to advance the junior estimator to a higher level of estimating. The course content consists of a complete take-off. Pricing – labouring – costing and final bid completion for a project that was recently completed by a Mechanical Contracting Company associated with the MCA Toronto.

PRE-REQUISITE: You must have either taken MCAT’s Estimating 101 Course or have One(1) year’s experience as a junior Estimator for a mechanical contractor.