Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Construction Estimating
Gold Seal: 5 Credits * BC Housing: 30 Group A CPD Points
Date
Thursday, November 22nd - Friday, November 23rd, 2018
Location
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Kamloops
675 Tranquille Road
Kamloops, BC
V2B 3H7
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Registration Deadline
Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
Event Description
Participants will learn skills and knowledge to estimate construction projects and prepare a successful bid. The course is designed for construction estimators and those with experience in construction that desire to be estimators or improve their knowledge of estimating. At the end of the course participants will be able to: 
  • Analyze projects and decide on which ones to bid
  • Understand risk analysis and how to price this into a bid
  • Do competitor analysis and understand how this impacts the bid
  • Do client risk analysis and how to price this into bids
  • Record material and other prices and maintain contact lists
  • Formulate a bid strategy
  • Understand how to prepare an estimate and the estimating process
  • Use Construction Division Codes
  • Understand how to present a bid
  • Be familiar with how to use the bid depository
  • Understand the requirements for bonding and insurance
  • Understand the post-bidding process
  • Work with project managers to pass on knowledge of the bid
Topics to be covered:
  • Project analysis 
  • Risk analysis
  • Competitor analysis
  • Client risk analysis 
  • Record keeping
  • Bid strategies
  • Preparing estimates and the estimating process
  • Construction Division Codes
  • Presenting bids
  • Bid depository
  • Bonding and insurance
  • Post-bidding process

Two days (16 hours) of lessons with instructors plus an online portion involving research, reading and answering questions (7-8 hours) that will be marked by the instructors. 

 

To receive your CPD accredited certificate you must complete the online portion after the 2 day course. 

 

What previous participants said:

“Very informative, well laid out course.”

“Overall great experience, enjoyed the instructor’s case examples.”

“Clear and well-spoken instructor.”

“Really gave me the basics I needed.”

"The instructor is excellent and has lots of knowledge in construction. He was very patient to explain each topic in detail to us."

Contact & Support

Please contact Ally Bodnar at 604-298-7795 or training@icba.ca for more information.

 

 

 

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $725.00
CHBA Member $725.00
Non-Member $795.00
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Agenda
Day 1    Thursday Nov 22, 2018
8:00am - 8:30am
Registration
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop Day 1
Day 2    Friday Nov 23, 2018
8:00am - 8:30am
Registration
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop Day 2
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 14 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.

 

Cancellations received less than 14 business days but more than 7 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.

 

Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 7 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.

 

Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.

 

COURSE CANCELLATION BY ICBA:

 

ICBA may have to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

 
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