Program Information

This Board of Governors Certificate is designed to improve the knowledge and skill levels of individuals working or wishing to work as estimators in the commercial construction industry. Individuals who previously learned estimating skills on the job or those 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 Board of Governors Certificate.

Admission Requirements

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

Employment Opportunities

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