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Estimating & Tendering


Course Aim

To give delegates a greater awareness of how an Estimate should be prepared, the various methods of preparing an Estimate and to cover the meaning and implications of submitting a quotation to a prospective client.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone wishing to learn basic estimating skills.

Course Content

  • Types of Tendering
  • Contract Types
  • First Principal Estimating Labour
  • Site Visits
  • Sub-Contractor enquiries
  • Comparisons and supply chain management
  • Nominated and named sub-contractors
  • Understanding employer requirements
  • Preliminaries/sub-contractor attendances/site logistics
  • Building the price up
  • Tender submission documents
  • Adjudication/tender settlement arrangements
  • Handover to operations team/contracts management


At the end of the course a short assignment will be given covering the topics discussed in the course. This will be taken away and marked and returned to the candidate, along with a certificate of attendance.

Course Downloads

Duration Times Location Member Price + VAT & per person Standard Price + VAT & per person  
1 days 8.45 a.m. – 5:00pm Various locations POA* £115.00 Contact us to book