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Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
Course Service ID 2114
Funded Hours 16
CITB Subsidised Amount $260
Competency Standard CPCCBC4004 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
Prerequisites Nil
Learning Outcomes

1. Establish project requirements.
2. Calculate materials and labour costs.
3. Identify type and cost of physical resources.
4. Produce estimated project costs.

Course Objectives

This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to establish estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour for building and construction projects. It includes factoring in relevant overhead costs and margins.

This unit of competency applies to estimators, builders, managers and trade contractors within the construction industry responsible for producing estimated costs on various residential and commercial construction projects within their scope of work as a trade contractor or builder.

This unit of competency is suitable for those using specialised knowledge to complete routine and non-routine tasks and using their own judgement to deal with predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required for any person who is to carry out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Licensing, regulatory or registration requirements apply to this unit of competency in some jurisdictions. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.


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