Specifying and Estimating

KBDE 1003

Course description

Students develop competency in estimating and specifying techniques and learn to prepare an itemized bill of quantities from specifications for kitchen and bath designs. They explore methods for the preparation of a comprehensive list of material quantities for fabrication and proprietary item purchases. Students learn how to produce cost estimates for construction materials, design components, equipment, fixtures, as well as labour costs for construction and installation, and examine methods for estimating contingency sums and specifying provisional sums.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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