Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Construction Estimating
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Covid-19 Safety Protocols in Effect.

 

Please see details under the “Additional Information” heading below for more information.

Date
Monday, May 17th and Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
Location
VRCA Vancouver
3636 E. 4th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5M 1M3
Complimentary parking
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Registration Deadline
Monday, May 17th, 2021
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.”

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 $650.00
Non-Member $850.00
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Agenda (Pacific Time)
Day 1    Monday May 17, 2021
8:15am - 8:30am
Registration
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop Day 1
Day 2    Tuesday May 18, 2021
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop Day 2
Additional Information

Please note the following before you purchase your training:

  • In-class courses will be conducted with full adherence to health and safety guidelines as prescribed by BC’s Provincial Health Officer regarding the current pandemic. Students agree to follow facility and instructor directions regarding health and safety protocols while attending training.
  • Students who attend in-class training are fully and personally responsible for their own safety and actions while and during class sessions with the recognition that they may be at risk of contracting COVID-19.
  • Students who have experienced symptoms such as fever, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, or dry cough or exhibiting any other symptoms relating to COVID-19 or any communicable disease within 14 days before in-class training starts will not be permitted to attend training.
  • Students who have traveled by sea or by air internationally (including the United States) within 14 days before in-class training starts will not be permitted to attend training. 
  • Students who reside in a household with someone who has traveled by sea or by air internationally (including the United States) within 14 days before in-class training starts will not be permitted to attend training. 
  • Students who have been diagnosed to be infected of COVID-19 virus within 30 days before in-class training starts will not be permitted to attend training.
  • Students who reside in a household with someone who has been diagnosed to be infected of COVID-19 virus within 30 days before in-class training starts will not be permitted to attend training.

 

Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.

 

Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 per day 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 5 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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