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Construction Estimating

AACC partners with Construction Experts Inc. to offer short-term, affordable training for experienced and novice construction professionals. The program consists of six online courses. Each course costs $479, including tuition and fees for Anne Arundel County residents. 

Training Overview

OCA-507 Introduction to Construction Estimating 

OCA-508 Essential Construction Math 

  • Highly recommended if limited experience

OCA-509 Construction Blueprint Reading 

OCA-510 Estimating and Bidding 1

OCA-511 Estimating and Bidding 2

OCA-512 Construction Materials and Processes

  •  Approved by the American Society of Professional Estimators. 


  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Microsoft Excel software skills
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Experience in the construction industry is recommended to be successful in the training, but not required 

Credentials Earned

Students receive Continuing Education Units and a Certificate of Completion.

Job Outlook

Job growth in the construction industry is projected to outpace the national average due to increased demand for new buildings, roads, and other structures.

  • Expected growth potential of 25 percent through 2018.
  • Expected earnings are between $19 to $33 per hour, depending on the industry and job.