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Estimating and Costing CESMM

Course Overview

The objectives of this course is to give you a practical working knowledge of estimating and costing for use in the fields of civil engineering design, construction and maintenance. This programme deals with the Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurements (CESMM) and is used on civil engineering construction contracts by practising engineers and surveyors.


Course code: S97ESD4/ECR1D

What topics are covered?

Topics covered include:

  • Estimating quantities of materials
  • Estimating labour requirements
  • Estimating plant requirements
  • Assessment of costs
  • Method of measurement
  • Bill of quantities
  • Schedule of rates
  • Construction contracts
  • Cost control and Computer applications

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone working or planning to work in the highways industry.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be confident in application of maths.

What qualifications will I gain?

You will gain a Pearson BTEC Certificate.

Who is the awarding body?


How will I learn?

By distance learning with specialist tutor support.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via assignments marked by a specialist tutor.

What can I do after this course?

You can progress to other full specialist courses and the Highways Professional Diploma.

How much does this course cost?

This full specialist course costs £750.

Which department is this course in?

Distance Learning

Where can I find out more information?

For further information, please take a look at our Highways Brochure.

Any queries, contact us by phone on 01225 328 690 or email highways@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I apply?

Click the "Apply" button and fill out an application form.

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