Continuing & Professional Education

Construction Estimating & Planning

Earn a Microcredential

Courses for everyone 3

Accred­it­ed for the Gold Seal and the Blue Seal cer­ti­fi­ca­tion; rec­og­nized by the CIQS toward the PQSC Esti­ma­tor Cer­ti­fied designations.

The Con­struc­tion Esti­mat­ing and Plan­ning Micro­cre­den­tial is a suite of three con­nect­ed cours­es designed to offer a path­way into the field of con­struc­tion man­age­ment and admin­is­tra­tion. Cours­es are short, impact­ful, and can be imme­di­ate­ly applied to the workplace.

This pro­gram will be of inter­est to a wide range of con­struc­tion work­ers, includ­ing trades­men and jour­ney­men, con­trac­tors, and con­struc­tion busi­ness owners. 

These cours­es can be applied toward the Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment and Admin­is­tra­tion Cer­tifi­cate for those inter­est­ed in pur­su­ing fur­ther pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment. Addi­tion­al­ly, all three cours­es are accred­it­ed for the Gold Seal cer­ti­fi­ca­tion (Cana­di­an Con­struc­tion Asso­ci­a­tion) and for the Blue Seal cer­tifi­cate (Alber­ta Advanced Edu­ca­tion — Appren­tice­ship and Indus­try Train­ing), as well as rec­og­nized by the Cana­di­an Insti­tute of Quan­ti­ty Sur­vey­ors (CIQS) toward the Pro­fes­sion­al Quan­ti­ty Sur­vey­or and Con­struc­tion Esti­ma­tor Cer­ti­fied designations. 

                                                                                                                                               

Courses can be used toward designations through the CIQS.

Transferable: can be applied toward the Construction Management and Administration Certificate

No prerequisites or entrance requirements.

Three courses, 39 hours each.

Earn a Microcredential
in Construction Estimating & Planning
  • Can be completed in 4 months
  • Pay as you go
  • Start today – no need to apply for admission

These cours­es can be applied toward the Con­struc­tion Man­age­ment and Admin­is­tra­tion Cer­tifi­cate for those inter­est­ed in pur­su­ing fur­ther pro­fes­sion­al development.

Bursaries and funding opportunities
Funding source
Eligibility
Amount
Apply by
Canada-Alberta Job Grant 

Available for businesses in all sectors across Alberta

Two-thirds of the training costs (up to 100% if hiring an unemployed Albertan)
any time
Canada Training Benefit 

Residents of Canada, 25-65 years old, who have $10,000-150,000 in earnings for work.

$250+
income tax return
Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan 

Whether you intend to work in the same field you trained in outside of Canada, or you wish to apply your transferable skills to a new career, this low-interest loan helps you cover the cost of education and related living expenses.

Up to $15,000 loan
N/A
Alumni Professional Development Grant 

Any alumnus of the University of Alberta

75% of course fee
monthly deadline
HRDF 

Employed by the University of Alberta as Non-Academic Staff (NASA)

$750 annually
Dec / Mar / Jun / Sep