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Construction Estimator

Program Code: CESC
Credential Type: Board of Governors Certificate
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This Board of Governors Certificate is designed to improve the knowledge and skill levels of persons working or wishing to work as estimators in the Commercial Construction Industry. Individuals who previously learned estimating skills on the job or individuals wishing to enter the construction industry would benefit from this program. Areas to be covered include the role and responsibilities of the estimator, use of tendering documents, cost planning/control, surveying, material quantities and unit costs, review specifications and take-off quantities, and preparation of bid forms. The final phase of the program is designed for students to gain the knowledge necessary to run a complete project on-site. Upon successful completion of the program students will receive a Lambton College Certificate.



O.S.S.D. or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older.

Students are encouraged to declare their program of choice with the Registrar's Office when registering in their first course. Students must declare their program of choice by the completion of their third course as noted in the Admission Requirements. Applications for this program are not accepted through


Courses must be taken in the order listed to complete the required prerequisites.


The majority of students taking this program are concurrently employed in the construction industry.


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