BLCT 2132 - Estimating II, 2 Credits

Level: Lower

The Estimating II course is a continuation of Estimating I. This course develops mathematical concepts and application skills necessary for the carpenter and mason to estimate building quantities and associated costs. Topics include formulas for area, lineal footage, board foot quantities, and basic geometry as it pertains to construction. The student will be required to figure material takeoffs for sidings, roof materials, and cornice. These are the exterior finish materials for building a house. Upon completion of this course the student will be able to estimate a structure to the point of trimming it out.