NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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CNTK 2510 - Construction Estimating

his course is an introduction to the detailed and challenging profession of construction estimating.  Students will learn how the wide range of construction materials, construction methods, and how business practices impact the overall cost of a construction project.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Successful completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, CNTK 1560 Construction Safety and Safe Use of Tools, OR NCCER Core Curriculum certification, OR instructor consent

Enrollment in Construction Technology course sequence

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completing CNTK 2510 Construction Estimating, the student will:

  1. Identify types of cost estimates.
  2. Describe mathematic principles in estimating.
  3. Estimate Carpentry work.
  4. Describe sub trades scope of work.
  5. Identify pricing general expenses.
  6. Create a competitive bid for a project.
  7. Identify business practices that impact the overall cost of a construction project.
  8. Complete a material take-off for a given plan.

Program Outcomes
Construction Technology

PO#2 Apply communications skills in an industry setting

PO#5 Perform construction mathematics applications

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