Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Estimating Fundamentals: Decks & Garages covers all the fundamentals of
estimating, applying math to estimating, decks & garages. In this course,
attendees are taught the fundamental aspects of estimating in areas that
include foundations, basic framing, and finishing materials. Attendees are
provided with a step-by-step workbook to assist them through the course
and to keep for future reference. Practical exercises will be completed on
the various sections for hands-on training purposes.
Who Should Attend? Sales and estimating staff, counter sales people, and
management who are novice estimators.
1. Get a basic knowledge of estimating for an assortment of projects such as
decks, garages, and roofs.
2. Gain a knowledge base of products used for these projects.
3. Learn basic building practices.
Introduction: Understand the objectives of the seminar.
Clarification of Terminology: The attendees will be taken through all
necessary terminology to complete the course.
-Applying math to estimating –through processes
-Estimation vs quotation
-Dimensional lumber and basic building materials components
-Understanding roofs and pitch
-Detached garage materials estimating
-Rafter framed roof vs truss roof
-Understanding hip roofs or hip roof basics
All costs include all materials, lunch per day, and 2 coffee breaks.
Cancellation Policy: Written notice must be received by the BCFCA 2 weeks prior to receive any refund