Member Login Menu

Quantity Take-Off: Structures

  • certificateSave over 20% when you purchase this course through the Construction Engineering Certificate Program

    Next Course

    Course Dates: July 26 – September 3, 2021       Register Now

    Course Dates: January 24 – March 4, 2022     Register Now

    Course Dates: July 25 – September 2, 2022     Register Now

    If you are not currently logged into ASCE, you will be asked to login or create an ASCE account.

    Construction Engineering Certificate Program PDF View Certificate Brochure (PDF)


    1.0 CEU / 10 PDHs


    Member $645 | Non-member $795


    Nils J. Gransberg, A.M.ASCE

    Purpose & Background

    This course teaches the fundamentals of construction cost estimating, including the development of a work breakdown structure. Technical focus is on QTO for typical structural systems, including earthwork, reinforced concrete, and brick/block.

    Course Benefits and Learning Outcomes:

    • Learn basic principles of construction cost estimating for lump sum projects
    • Develop a work breakdown structure for a lump sum bid
    • Learn how to apply to structural quantity take-off (QTO)
    • Learn to take-off quantities for concrete, steel, masonry, etc.
    • Organize the QTO in a format that permits pricing and development of a bill of materials

    Who Should Attend?

    • Construction project owners 
    • Design consultants
    • Construction contractors
    • Architects
    • Non-engineering construction professionals

    Course Outline