Build Your Future in Construction Technology
Construction Estimating Skills
The Construction Estimation Skills program is designed to prepare students to perform estimations and bidding of construction work which is part of the construction building trade as well as other professions associated closely with the trade.
Construction and building inspectors ensure that new construction, changes, or repairs comply with local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.
This program prepares students for a variety of careers in the construction industry and related fields, such as estimators, project managers and schedulers, surveyors, specifiers, quality control supervisors, materials testers, construction materials and equipment salespersons, owners’ representatives and site inspectors.
The Construction Technology Associate in Science Degree is designed to prepare students for positions in the construction trade. The Construction Technology Certificate is designed to lead to entry-level employment in the construction industry as well as industry related positions.
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).
Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full time or part time.
WHAT ARE THE JOBS AND HOW MUCH DO THEY PAY?
For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/.
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WHAT IS THE JOB OUTLOOK IN CALIFORNIA?
Employment of cost estimators is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster the average for all occupations.
There will continue to be demand for cost estimators because companies need accurate cost projections to ensure that their products and services are profitable.
Growth in the construction industry is expected to create the majority of new jobs for cost estimators, particularly in the specialty trade contractors industries.
Average Salary in this Field
$122,590 Per Year
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“I’ve recently become a Character Artist at MGA Entertainment and I owe it all to the Digital Arts CTE program at Fullerton College. Every single class I took helped me build a portfolio that was competitive enough to land me a job where all of my coworkers come from private colleges, and I think that’s pretty cool. Not only are the classes very useful but the professors that teach them are as well. They have endless amounts of knowledge and experience in their fields and are super eager to help their students. I am very proud and grateful to have been a part of the CTE program and I can’t wait to see where I go in the future thanks to Fullerton College.”