Blueprint Reading and Estimating Level 2

The Blueprint Reading and Estimating Level 2 course is designed for contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, tradespersons, manufacturers and suppliers working in the construction industry who have work related experience and/or who have taken the Level 1 course.

In this course you will use a set of actual project documents to practice the following:

  1. Visualizing architectural and structural building components shown on construction drawing plans, elevations, sections and details
  2. Interpreting construction specifications, notes on drawings and scope of work
  3. Coordinating information on schedules (wall types, finishes, doors and windows) with floor plans, elevations and details
  4. Identifying construction work items according to the “Master Format” system for pricing
  5. Performing quantity take-off for various trades
  6. Applying the procedures of construction estimating to price labour, material and equipment
  7. Calculating general expenses including direct, indirect costs, profit and overheads
  8. Preparing subtrade quotations

This course is Gold Seal Certified (3 credits). There is a written exam and graduates will receive a certificate from the Construction Institute of Canada.

Apr. 11 - June 6, 2024
Thu. 7pm – 9pm ET
Live webinar
Mr. Clint Kissoon, B.Sc., PQS,
Fenak Estimating Services Ltd.
TCA member:
$600.00 + HST
$700.00 + HST
I found the Blueprint Reading and Estimating course interesting and thorough. The course took us through the processes of reading drawings, identifying materials and producing estimates required to build. Clint, our instructor, was very knowledgeable and provided great support.

– Scott Hill

INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Clint Kissoon

Clint Kissoon, President of FENAK Estimating Services Ltd., is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS), Chartered Construction Manager (FCIOB), a Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS(F)), and has written and published several construction textbooks including Cost Control for Contractors, Estimating in Building Construction, and is the Technical Author for the RICS/CIQS Project Monitoring Guidance Note. Clint was the 2009 recipient of the Construction Institute of Canada (TCIC) Chancellor’s award for excellence.