Construction Estimating Skills Certificate


The Construction Estimating Certificate Program is designed to prepare students to perform estimations and bidding of construction work which is part of the construction building trade as well as other professions associated closely with the trade. Students will study the phases of a building construction project to develop an overview and understanding of the building construction industry. This certificate requires a total of 17 units in required courses. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken. At least one half of the units toward this certificate must be completed at Fullerton College.

Required Courses (17 units):
CSTR 015 FConstruction Management3
CSTR 030 F Construction Plans Reading (formerly Construction Blueprint Reading)3
CSTR 060 F Computer Estimating in Construction3
CSTR 065 F Construction Project Scheduling3
CSTR 110 FResidential Estimating3
CSTR 112 F Construction Materials, Specifications and Purchasing2
Total Units17

Outcome 1: Calculate an estimated cost from pricing and quantity information.

Outcome 2: Use plans, specifications and contracts in estimating exercises.