Construction Estimator
Program Code: CESC (Part-Time) Awarded Upon Completion: Board of Governors Certificate

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

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subjects of English and Math. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at 519-541-2403 x 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Applications for this program are not accepted through

Employment Opportunities

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

Tuition Fees

Fees for this program are charged on a course-by-course basis. For individual course fees, please visit the course list and select a course.

Online course choices will have added software fees and book costs are not included in course fees unless otherwise stated.

Online Education
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