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Time & Date

September 26, 2022 9:00 am

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Date: September 26 – September 27, 2022 (2 day course)

Time: 9 am – 4:30 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.

Course Outline
Introduction: Understand the objectives of the seminar.
Clarification of Terminology: The attendees will be taken through all
necessary terminology to complete the course.
-Math Review
-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

Stan Burkholder

Stan Burkholder is a veteran of over 40 years in the floor estimating and sales of building materials field of work. Through his consulting work, site visits, attending industry events, and classroom surveys he keeps up with the current trends in relation to floor estimating and sales.
Stan brings to the classroom a willingness to learn, a belief in the storytelling style of training, and years of practically developed efficiency processes which he calls the “tools of the trade”. Stan’s purpose is to respect all and educate and empower those who want to become professionally successful in this industry.

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