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Certificate in Construction Cost Estimation


Cost Estimation is an important aspect of construction management. The fate of a construction project greatly depends on the cost estimation. The process of cost estimation is a detailed process that requires different steps to be followed for analyzing the true costs of a project. In the construction industry, professional cost estimators are hired for evaluating and analyzing the costs of a project. Therefore, the demand of cost estimator is increasing with every passing year. UK Professional Development Academy has successfully designed this cost estimation course Construction Estimating course UK based online course for candidates who want learn the process of cost estimation in construction management.

Aims of the Course

The UKPDA’s Construction Estimation Course is designed by the highly skilled professionals with a purpose to serve the candidates with effective knowledge of the cost estimation process in the construction management. Cost Estimator Training begins with a professional approach and introduces the learners with Cost Estimation and its significance in the construction industry. Purpose and background of a construction project is an important element while evaluating the costs, therefore, the purpose and background of a project must be clearly described. In the next topic, the candidates are provided with the outline of construction estimation process including the different types of costs estimates. The overall process of cost estimation includes some essential elements, therefore, a detailed knowledge about the elements of cost estimations are included in this course.

Course Outline

Certificate in Construction Cost Estimation is 20 credits Course. To achieve a Certificate in Construction Cost Estimation learner must have to achieve minimum 03 units with 20 Credits.

  • Introduction to Cost Estimation
  • Elements and Factors influencing Cost Estimation
  • Role of Cost Estimator and New Aspects of Cost Estimation

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course the students will be able to;

  • Understand the significance of costs estimation process in construction management
  • Understand the construction cost estimation process
  • Evaluate the different types of cost estimation
  • Learn the elements of the cost estimation process
  • Determine the different factors that can impact the cost estimation process
  • Identify and develop the different skills that are required by the cost estimator
  • Understand the different cost estimation software


After studying the course material, Learner will have to attempt Final Assignment(s).

The Assignment Brief containing the different questions will be available on Learning Platform / Moodle. You will be assessed by UKPDA’s Assessor. A range of assessment methods may be used. When an assessment criteria is met, it will be graded ‘Pass’. If there is further evidence required, it will be graded ‘referred or fail’, and your assessor will give feedback as to how you can meet the criteria. You can resubmit an assignment as many times as you need to.

All written report(s) / Assessment(s) are online and are taken either through or after the course; these are included in the course price.

Further Information

Duration: This is a self-paced course, and the duration of completion depends on the learner’s pace and ability to give time to study.

Learners will have access to their course via Learning Platform for up to 12 months from the date of enrolment. During this period, flexibility will be given to learners for completing the course at any time.

Upon successfully passing the Final Assignment(s) / Final Test(s) learner needs to pay for Certificate of Completion from UKPDA either in PDF format or Hardcopy.

Certificate of Completion (PDF format) = £27
Certificate of Completion (Hardcopy) = £35 + postage charges £9

Duration 4 Weeks to 12 Months
Level Beginner
Study Method Online – Self-Paced
Start Date Enrol Today
Installment Plan Deposit: £100 | No. of Instalments: 06 | £25 / Month
Price £250.00 £10.00

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