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Suderman Estimating Course

The Suderman Estimating system is Canada’s leading provider of live electrical estimating courses. ECA Ottawa is very pleased to offer our members this world-class program. Over 5,000 people across Canada have taken these courses and they are Gold Seal accredited. The program is delivered in 2 parts over two, 2 -day courses with dates to be announced soon. 

We also provice access to the online  edition of this program. FOr more information please contact the ECA Ottawa office.

Course 1 and 2 Include – Estimating Fundamentals, Detailed Take Off, Phases of a Job, Layout & Estimating, Pricing, Laboring,  Summarizing, Miscellaneous Costing  and an Introduction to Computer Estimating.
Course 1 includes the role of the estimator, methods of estimating, estimating tools, pricing, drawing reviews, measuring, forms, fixtures, distribution, material lists, summarizing and the advantages of computerized estimation, among other topics.
Course 2 covers a review of estimating fundaments amd detailed take offs. It then expands into fire alarms, service and distribution panels, removing existing service, motors and controls,  labour costs, expenses, subcontracts, markup, profit, job closing, extras, vehicle costs, hourly charge out rates, unit pricing and more.