CD-582 | Construction Estimating Basics

This course is an introduction to construction estimating basics, gain an understanding of:

  • Material take-offs
  • Computations
  • Pricing
  • Labor requirements
  • Detailed cost factors
  • Project estimating information

Prerequisite: Basic to Intermediate Blueprint Reading (CD-405) or field experience and placement test score of 80 or above or instructor permission

Construction Estimating Basics

Prior to the start of this online class, a link to the WebEx meeting will be send by email.  The same link is used for each class session taking place once a week from 6:30-9:30 pm starting Tuesday October 4, 2022. 

Required Text: Estimating in Building Construction, 9th edition, Authors: Peterson & Dagostino, ISBN-13: 9780137408894, Publisher: Pearson, 2019,, (eText monthly subscription)

PC Requirements: Microsoft Operating System only, Microsoft Excel and Adobe PDF Reader, available at:

Course: Construction Estimating Basics

Start Date End Date Fee
October 4th, 2022 November 22nd, 2022 $480
Course Content
Construction Estimating Basics - CD-582 001WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Oct 4th, 2022 Nov 22nd, 2022 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM TBD Online Synchronous 2