Blueprint Reading and Estimating Level 1

Blueprint reading and estimating is vital in the construction industry and the Level 1 curriculum includes the fundamentals; namely:

  • How to read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Understanding construction terminology
  • Understanding bidding protocols and the bid preparation process

Blueprint Reading & Estimating Level 1 teaches students how to read and interpret bid documents, compartmentalize the scope by trade and practice locating information on a set of construction drawings. Students will become familiar with terms and protocols and practice taking off quantities.

This course is Gold Seal Certified (3 credits). There is a written exam and graduates will receive a certificate from the Construction Institute of Canada.

dates:
Jan. 29 – Apr. 2, 2019
schedule:
Tue. 7pm – 9pm
where:
TCA, 70 Leek Cresc., Richmond Hill L4B 1H1
instructor(s):
 
Mr. Clint Kissoon, B.Sc., PQS,
Fenak Estimating Services Ltd.
TCA member:
$475.00 + HST
non-member:
$575.00 + HST
INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Clint Kissoon

Clint Kissoon, President of FENAK Estimating Services Ltd., is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS), Chartered Construction Manager (FCIOB), a Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS(F)), and has written and published several construction textbooks including Cost Control for Contractors, Estimating in Building Construction, and is the Technical Author for the RICS/CIQS Project Monitoring Guidance Note. Clint was the 2009 recipient of the Construction Institute of Canada (TCIC) Chancellor’s award for excellence.