Continuing Education

Construction Estimating

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Gain a solid understanding of estimating processes with practical exercises. The Construction Administrative Controls certificate offers a selection of accelerated and focused courses specific to construction management. Each CEAC course includes one online virtual meeting per week; the remainder of course hours are for independent study.

Certification

Students must successfully complete all required courses within the certificate of their choice to be eligible for a Certificate of Achievement. Students must apply for the certificate by completing a Request for Certification form (pdf) and returning the completed form to ced_ast@nait.ca.

If you would like to apply for transfer credit based on your previous experience, contact tranfer@nait.ca. Please note there is a fee for this service.

Accreditation

NAIT has received Gold Seal Accreditation from the Canadian Construction Association for the following courses: -CEAC110 -CEAC120 -CEAC220 -CEAC235 -CEAC245 -CEAC255 -CEAC265

Please refer back to this section in the future for additional information on the accreditation status.

There are 2 other certificate options available to students:

Construction Estimating and Administrative Controls

Focused on providing a solid understanding of the fundamentals of construction, including estimating, project management and administrative control functions.

Construction Administrative Controls

An accelerated and focused selection of course specific to building the necessary skills for participating in construction management activities.

What to Expect

The Construction Estimating and Administrative Controls certificate offers the full spectrum of courses to build your knowledge and abilities to participate in both the estimating and management of construction projects. As these 2 primary areas are linked throughout the full life-cycle of any given project, it is important to understand both aspects.

Each CEAC course includes one online virtual meeting per week; the remainder of course hours are for independent study.

It is recommended that students register for courses at least one week prior to the start date.

Career Opportunities

In today’s job market, there is a high demand for qualified construction managers, estimators and technologists. Graduates will find courses in this program to be directly applicable to their construction career. Having a Construction Estimating and Administrative Controls certificate in your toolbox will widen your career choices and overall employability.

Courses