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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 $502, 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
Prerequisite courses: OCA-507 and OCA-509 

OCA-511 Estimating and Bidding 2
Prerequisite courses: OCA-507 and OCA-509

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

The job market for Construction Workers and Supervisors is expected to grow nationally by nine percent through 2027, with current median hourly pay of approximately $20/hr in Maryland.

Source: Emsi 2018.4