This two day course is designed to provide small to medium sized business owners, estimators &/or supervisors with the skills and knowledge required for accurate estimating, faster estimating turn around, real cost knowledge and increasing profitability. It will assist students in improving negotiating skills, improving confidence in tenders and quotes and understanding niche market levels. It encompasses reading and understanding job specifications, material take offs, determining labour and site requirements, costing and documenting.
|Provides the skills and knowledge required for accurate estimating||Reduced estimating time and increase profitability|
|Improved confidence with the preparation and submission of tenders||Enhanced negotiating skills with the client|
|Improved ability to read and understand drawings, job specifications, material takes offs||Determining accurate labour cost and site job factors|
|Understanding unit rates and task factors||Recognising and quoting variations|
Students will be required to bring along a laptop with Microsoft Word & Excel programs – a basic knowledge of excel is required by participating students.
|Sydney – Venue TBC|
|Brisbane – Venue TBC|
|Toowoomba – Venue TBC|
|Adelaide – The Green RTO / The Solar Training Centre – 79 Jervois Street, Torresnville SA 5031|
|Townsville – Venue TBC|
|Perth – Venue TBC|
|Gold Coast – Venue TBC|
|Sunshine Coast – Venue TBC|
|Melbourne – Melbourne Polytechnic, Heidelberg Campus – Corner Waterdale Road & Bell Street, Heidelberg West, VIC 3088|
|Cairns – Venue TBC|
Gary has had over 45 years industry experience working for large electrical contractors and owning & operating his own business in QLD. Gary has been engaged in senior management positions for major electrical contractors and wholesales in a variety of roles. He brings an expansive amount of contracting experience to the training room.
PLEASE NOTE: course proceeding is subject to final numbers.