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Construction Estimating Certificate of Achievement Construction Estimating
Southern Alberta Institute of Technologywww.sait.ca
As one of the largest sectors of the Canadian economy, the construction industry is currently facing a shortage of professionally trained construction estimators. Whether you're an experienced estimator looking to gain confidence in your skills with professional credentials or are new to the field, SAIT's Construction Estimating Certificate will prepare you for success. Developed and taught by industry experts, this program emphasizes real-world skills, practice and tools.
Learn how to analyze costs and prepare precise estimates for all construction projects in commercial and residential sectors, civil engineering and specific trades. Upon completing the program, you will have the knowledge, communication and technical skills to interpret and quantify information in construction contract documents to deliver accurate construction project estimates.
Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Understand quantities and measurements and general construction practices used in the construction industry
- Interpret blueprints
- Analyze a complete project scope through contract documents
- Develop accurate take-offs
- Use spreadsheet applications for estimation
- Demonstrate research techniques for industry-specific information
- Plan and schedule construction projects
- Deliver precise estimates
- Interact effectively in written, verbal and interpersonal environments
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
There are no entrance requirements for this program. You can begin registering for courses anytime by clicking a course name or calling 1.403.284.7051. Successfully complete at least 1 of the courses, then declare your intention to complete this certificate by clicking on the Apply Now button on the program page. You will be notified of acceptance and given further direction regarding the completion of this Certificate.
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Updated August 03, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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