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Thank you for asking about Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. Electrical Estimating Courses.

Ideal Supply Inc. has negotiated special pricing for their customers.

Course 1 $990.00 plus tax

Course 2 $930.00 plus tax Course 1 must be completed before Course 2

Course 1 and 2 $1,770.00 plus tax (a savings of $150.00 if registered and paid for at the same time).

Experienced Course $1,150.00 plus tax.

At this time all our courses are being offered in a secure online training platform.

Course materials for online course are delivered by via courier.

SUDERMAN ELECTRICAL ESTIMATING COURSE 1 $990.00 plus tax

Suderman Electrical Estimating Course 1 is an intense hands-on course designed to introduce the basic principles of Electrical Estimating and its applications.
Online and in class (under COVID-19 Protocols) training available.

 

Course materials:

Suderman Estimating Systems Labour Manual

Scale, highlighters, and mechanical pencil

Course 1 materials include a binder with drawings, specifications, and work sheets for 5 takeoffs and additional information relating to estimating

Course 1 Agenda

Estimating Fundamentals

Role of an Estimator
Setting Up an Estimate
Methods of Estimating
Estimating Tools and Forms
Labour Manual and Use

Detailed Takeoff

Review Drawings and Specifications
Organization of Estimate
Measuring and Counting
Use of Forms

Layout and Estimate for

110 volt Receptacle Outlets for an Office
Lighting Fixtures and Switches for an Office
Lighting and Outlets for a Plant
Distribution and Feeders
400 amp Service Entrance

Pricing, Labouring and Summarizing

Listing of Material
Labour Units and Extension

Summarizing:
- Material Pricing
- Labour Cost, development, how to use and adjust
- Non-Productive Labour
- Job Expenses
- Mark-up and Profit
- Job Closing
- Sales Techniques

SUDERMAN ELECTRICAL ESTIMATING COURSE 2 $930.00 plus tax

Suderman Electrical Estimating Course 2 is an in-depth hands-on course that provides the participant with the opportunity to learn advance electrical estimating techniques
for systems, distribution, service equipment, motor power and control.

Suderman Electrical Estimating Course 1 is a prerequisite.
Suderman Electrical Estimating Course 1 is an intense hands-on course designed to introduce the basic principles of Electrical Estimating and its applications.
Online and in class (under COVID-19 Protocols) training available.

Course 2 Agenda

Layout and Estimate for

Fire Alarm
600 Amp distribution
QMQB Panel board
CDP Panel board
600V Switchgear (Remove and Replace)
Bus Duct
Motor Control Center, Motor power and control wiring
5KV Service Entrance

Pricing, Labouring, and Summarizing

 Listing of material, pricing and suppliers quotes
Labour units, extensions, Non-productive labour & cost
Job expenses and sub-contracts
Mark up, profit and job closing
Quotation example
Change orders and extras on jobsites
Hourly cost of a vehicle and hourly charge out rates
Unit pricing
Introduction to computer estimating

Course 1 and 2 $1,770.00 plus tax save $150.00

Register and pay for both Course 1 and 2 at the the same time and save $150.00!

Course materials:

Suderman Estimating Systems Labour Manual

Scale, highlighters, and mechanical pencil

A binder with drawings, specifications, and work sheets for Course 1 and 2 totalling 13 takeoffs and additional information relating to estimating

Experienced Course $1,150.00

Advanced Course (for those with estimating experience)

Online – Advanced Course

Must complete pre-registration form.

This course is designed for people with estimating and take-off experience.

 2 day course - 8.5 hours each day.

Course materials:

Suderman Estimating Systems Labour Manual

Scale, highlighters, and mechanical pencil

A binder with drawings, specifications, and work sheets for Experienced Course consisting of 8 takeoffs, closing and additional information relating to estimating