May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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CST 116 - Construction Estimating

4 Credit(s)

Study of techniques used to estimate construction materials and costs for residential and small commercial structures. Tips for creating accurate estimates.

Prerequisite: CST 110  
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Explain the importance and function of accurate material and cost estimating in construction planning and management
2. Describe at least one technique that can be used to accurately estimate material quantities and labor time required to complete each phase of a construction project
3. Organize detailed cost estimate work so that no information is overlooked, and all steps can be easily retraced
4. Accurately prepare material cost estimates as compared to actual cost or professional estimates
5. Account for possible unforeseen variables in construction cost



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