Construction Estimator Course

Pathway Overview

A construction estimator’s role is to interpret the construction scope of work, volumes, specifications and detail and convert it into numbers.

Working closely with suppliers, contractors and designers to provide your project management team with a complete scope and costing that ensures a high quality construction project with a profitable outcome.

Our comprehensive Construction Estimator Course will help you develop the essential skills needed for a successful career in construction estimating. Kick-start your career today and become a skilled construction estimator. 

Is This Pathway For You?

Do you have a head for numbers and want the skills and confidence to break construction projects down to ensure construction projects remain profitable?

If so, the CPC40320 – Certificate IV of Building project Support could be for you

Career Opportunities

  • Contract Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Estimator



  • CPC40320 – Certificate IV of Building Project Support


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Certificate IV of Building Project Support

This qualification has been developed to address the specific skills and knowledge relevant to the administrative and contract management roles of building and construction relevant to low-rise residential and commercial construction projects.


Gold Coast

Blended learning: online and face-to-face delivery required for training and assessment.


$3,600 (Fee help and funding may be available)


12 months


Theoretical assessment done online, with access to worksite resources required for observation assessments.

Site access is determined by the students location and will be confirmed with the RTO prior to enrolment.

Recognition of Prior Learning (Using your current skills and experience)


Core Competency Units:

  • CPCCBC4012 – Read & Interpret Plans and Specifications
  • CPCCBC4014 – Prepare Simple Building Sketches & Drawings

Elective Units:

  • BSBPMG422 – Apply Project Quality Management Techniques
  • CPCCBC4001 – Apply Building Codes & Standards for the Construction Process for Class 1 and 10 Buildings
  • CPCCBC4003 – Select, Prepare & Administer a Construction Contract
  • CPCCBC4004 – Identify & Produce Estimated Costs for Building & Construction Projects
  • CPCCBC4005 – Produce Labour & Material Schedules for Ordering
  • CPCCBC4006 – Select, Procure & Store Construction Materials for Building & Construction Projects
  • CPCCBC4007 – Plan Building or Construction Work
  • CPCCBC4013 – Prepare & Evaluate Tender Documentation
  • CPCCBC4017 – Arrange Resources and Prepare for the Building and Construction Contracts
  • CPCCBC4021 – Minimize Waste on the Building and Construction Site
  • CPCCBC4026 – Arrange Building Applications & Approvals
  • CPCCBC4031 – Process Client Requirements
  • CPCCBC4053 – Apply Building Codes & Standards to the Construction Process for Class 2 to 9 Type C Buildings


There are no prerequisite qualifications required for this course however candidates must have a minimum year 9 level of education with a satisfactory level of English and Mathematical Theory knowledge.


  • Contract Administrator

  • Project Manager

  • Construction Estimator

  • Document Controller

  • Building Cadet

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Monday - Friday: 7am to 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed