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Training - Estimating Overview

This two day course is designed to provide the user with a broad overview and a basic understanding of the core functions on the use of the latest Esti-mate Estimating system as a tool in their everyday estimating duties.

The course is equally suited to those who have no prior experience of computer estimating and those who have previous experience of using other systems

The course will show the user how to:

  • Prepare a project
  • Take off quantities
  • Price work Items
  • Price using subcontractors and lump sums
  • Import electronic files in various formats
  • Calculate profit and overheads
  • Print out reports
  • Obtain detailed analysis reports
  • Backup and Restore Estimates

Participation will equip users with the skills to prepare and complete an Estimate swiftly and accurately.

Intended for:

  • Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and any other person that has a responsibility for estimating/costing for construction projects


  • Basic working knowledge and understanding of computers including basic keyboard and mouse skills.
  • Assumes working knowledge of Microsoft Windows.
  • A good working knowledge of the principals of estimating is essential.

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