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Construction Estimating

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 26
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Construction Estimating program consists of technical courses designed to develop skills relating to the field of construction cost estimating, quantity surveying and building materials.
Graduates of the Construction Estimating certificate program learn skills and technology that can be applied to a wide variety of construction industry employers including construction subcontractors, lumber suppliers, home improvement centers, and construction material suppliers.

Although prior knowledge or experience is not necessary to succeed in this program, prospective students should have a high school diploma or GED. A background in construction, drafting, algebra/trigonometry and computers can be helpful.
In addition to estimating skills, the student will receive training in related areas such as plan reading, residential/commercial construction, specifications, construction scheduling and building HVAC and electrical systems.

Program Locations

  • Anoka Technical College 55303

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

  • Median wage: $33.65/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Carpenter Helpers

  • Median wage: $16.96/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Construction Laborers

  • Median wage: $19.26/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

  • Median wage: $17.00/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Toll-Free: (866) 433-5590 Local: (763) 576-4850 Email:

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