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Course Description

This construction estimating course familiarizes you with the accounting principles associated with residential construction. These fundamentals will help in conducting research and developing detailed estimates for your clients.

You will learn about the estimating process and its role in the residential construction industry. From learning basic geometric calculations to measuring and pricing for excavation and backfill, concrete work, rough carpentry, finish carpentry, and exterior and interior finishes, you'll prepare an estimate summary and complete bid documents for a small housing project.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Residential Estimating
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Oct 03, 2022 to Feb 19, 2023
Contact Hours
90.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $799.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Oct 13, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Oct 13, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 14, 2022 to Dec 21, 2022
Reading List / Textbook

This course has required Course Materials. Visit SAIT Bookstore for more information. Take note of their return policy.

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating. 4th Edition. Author: Pratt, D.J. ISBN:  978-1-337-39939-5.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Strongly recommended that students have some experience in estimating or have taken an estimating course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Residential Estimating
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 28, 2022 to Apr 16, 2023
Contact Hours
90.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $799.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Jan 01, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Jan 01, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jan 02, 2023 to Mar 05, 2023
Reading List / Textbook

This course has required Course Materials. Visit SAIT Bookstore for more information. Take note of their return policy.

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating. 4th Edition. Author: Pratt, D.J. ISBN:  978-1-337-39939-5.

Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Strongly recommended that students have some experience in estimating or have taken an estimating course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

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