Estimating Tips for Builders

Provider Pointsbuild
Course Outcome 2 CPD points + Certificate
Study Mode Online
Duration 2 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $65.00
  • What you'll learn


    Learn how to offer accurate and competitive quotes and keep your customers satisfied! This Estimating Tips for Builders short course, offered online by Pointsbuild, is a professional development course for builders and tradespeople looking to gain CPD points.

    Based on self-assessment, you will cover all the steps involved in providing a quote: from understanding the customer’s needs, to preparing your proposal.

  • Ideal for


    This course is aimed at licensed builders looking to undergo compulsory CPD as part of the licence renewal process.

  • Career Outcomes


    Upon completion of this short course, you will have the tools to be able to project the cost of your work more accurately and systematically, saving you both time and money! You will be able to offer competitive and professional quotes to keep your customers and your back pocket happy.

    This course is also worth 2 CPD points, which you can put towards renewing your builders licence.

  • Course Content

    • Setting the scene/introduction
    • 'I’m a builder not a salesman'
    • Step 1: Understand what your customer really wants
    • Step 2: Ensure that your prices are up to date before starting
    • Step 3: Ensure that your quantity take-offs are fast and accurate
    • Step 4: Ensure no items are missed
    • Step 5: Detail all your variations … and get them signed for
    • Step 6: Present your proposal in a simple, easy to understand format
  • Payment Information


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  • Why Pointsbuild?


    Pointsbuild is Australia’s leading online course provider for the construction and building industry, offering access to a range of certified CPD courses for builders, architects, assessors and certifiers alike.

    If you’re a building professional who is short on time but you need to gain further credentials, Pointsbuild is the ideal fit for you. Courses are nationally accredited, taught by leading professionals and delivered online for your convenience.

    Pointsbuild has also partnered with peak industry bodies such as the Master Builders Association of New South Wales, the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) and Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) to ensure you walk away with a highly practical and industry-relevant qualification.

    One of Australia’s leading continuing professional development (CPD) providers, Pointsbuild offers builders the opportunity to undertake online, compliance-based training to improve their skills.

    All builders located in NSW are required to complete 12 points of CPD activity per year before renewing their licence. Studying with Pointsbuild will allow you to achieve your CPD points whilst taking advantage of the convenience and low cost of distance education, and gaining access to a team of industry experts.