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Introduction to Bidding & Estimating

In today's economy, the best bid wins!

Held over two consecutive days, this course is designed for new contractors as an introduction to construction bidding and estimating, as well as for experienced contractors who are looking to fine tune those skills. This information packed weekend will cover how to accurately prepare different types of estimates that are used to bid on everyday construction projects.

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Excel to build your own estimating programs, accurately prepare change orders, and how to prepare the AIA application for payments.

Introduction to Bidding & Estimating

In today's economy, the best bid wins!

Held over two consecutive days, this course is designed for new contractors as an introduction to construction bidding and estimating, as well as for experienced contractors who are looking to fine tune those skills. This information packed weekend will cover how to accurately prepare different types of estimates that are used to bid on everyday construction projects.

Bring your laptop and learn how to use Excel to build your own estimating programs, accurately prepare change orders, and how to prepare the AIA application for payments.

Why contractors and contracting students take this course:

  • It is great for exam prep for those who did not have an opportunity to be part of the bidding team
    • We will review all construction math basics enabling you to understand & solve any construction math problem
  • Gain a real understanding of the bidding process, takeoffs, and change orders
  • This is a real benefit to students once they obtain their contracting license
    • You will prepare competitive and professional bids that will help you get more work and NOT lose money!
  • Prepare accurate and professional change orders that won’t get rejected and won’t cost you money
  • Prepare professional and accurate AIA applications for payments

Classroom Tuition

$379

Your Tuition Includes:

This information packed workshop will cover how to calculate project cost, accurately prepare multiple types of estimates and properly present bid proposals that are used on today’s construction projects.

  • Learn construction math basics that enable you to solve any construction math problem
  • Free copy of the new Tenth Edition of Standard Estimating Practice Book ($99.95 Value)
  • Free preformatted estimating templates and budget tracking excel worksheets

 

Planswift Take off and Estimating Software:

Gold Coast students get an exclusive extended free trial access and a $150 discount towards the purchase of this industry leading estimating software that provides you with the advantage you need over your competitors.

  • Automatically calculates material cost and labor for a perfect estimate
  • Manage projects more efficiently and grow your business Instantly measures square footage, volume and linear dimensions
  • Gives you printable layouts to use as an installation guide
  • Easy to use parts & assemblies templates to create complete bill of materials
  • Digital estimating to create bids in half the time
  • Spend less time estimating, bid more jobs and manage projects more efficiently

Bidding & Estimating Class Schedule


2 days 9:00am - 5:00pm

November 2022
11/12 - 11/13 South Dade (Doral) 2 Days 9:00 am-5:00 pm