This full-day course covers the basic principles of commercial electrical estimating.
Learn to increase profits on every job. Use take-off forms provided, organize your jobs, learn take-off shorthand, and find hidden costs. All classroom materials and software will be provided to do take-offs. [Click here] for more information.


Estimating Course Content

  • Introduction to estimating tools
  • Blueprints and specifications
  • Setting up the estimate
  • The steps to a successful bid
  • How to identify hidden costs (And then take advantage of them)
  • Job breakdown
  • Material and labor costing
  • Proposals
  • Practice take-off from a blueprint
  • Use estimating software to create bid

    Course Information
    DATE & TIME: Wednesday August 2, 2017 (8AM-4PM)
    LOCATION: CenTex Chapter IEC – Austin
    COST: $275.00 IEC Member | $325.00 Non-Member
    Lunch will be provided. Class is limited to 20 students.