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Durham College Certificate
Construction Estimating is designed to improve the knowledge and skill level of people working or wanting to work as estimators in the construction industry. Construction estimators analyze the costs of and prepare estimates on construction projects. They may specialize in estimating costs for civil engineering, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical construction projects or they may specialize in estimating costs for one construction trade in particular.
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
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Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates have reliably demonstrated the following learning outcomes:
Potential career and industry options may include:
Employment for these workers often moves in tandem with the construction sector which is vulnerable to labour market conditions. Construction estimators are often required by smaller companies to serve as project managers or schedulers. The job of construction estimators is largely an entry level position and with experience and advancement they can become senior project managers. Due to rapidly changing technology in this field, people in these occupations can plan on periods of retraining and professional development. New entrants with relevant work experience and highly developed computer expertise are likely to enjoy the best employment prospects.
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If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.
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