Client Testimonial “I completed my first Paint training with S.F. Johnson [Consulting]. Stacey is very knowledgeable, organized, and patient. I work in the construction industry, I was able to apply the knowledge I learned in training immediately to my projects. I recommend S.F. Johnson’s training to all who seek a better understand of estimating for all trades.” - Melvin C. - Lendlease (US) Construction
Online Basic Plan Reading & Estimator Training
As a company involved in direct estimating and project management, we offer a wealth of knowledge to our clients through our online classes. You now have the option to receive live instruction at a day and time convenient for you or you may now purchase a live recording of any class for half the cost of a personalized live session. All prices are noted below (Online Live/Live Recording) .
Live Recordings All live recording are immediately available upon purchase and will be emailed to you within 60 minutes of purchase. All live recordings come with a study guide and final test. Once you have returned your final, it will be graded and returned to you. You must pass all tests with a grade of “B” or higher to receive your certification of completion. There is great benefit in purchasing the recordings. They can be played repeatedly and the information never gets old. We will honor unlimited certifications through our live recording purchase program.
Basic Plan Reading Series - $100 to $150
The Architectural Set - 2/3 Days - $100/$50
The Structural Set - 2 Days - $125/$60
The Civil Set - 2 Days = $150/$75
The MEPs - 2 Days - $150/$75
We review a project from the ground up and analyze each sheet in detail. At the completion of the course, the student will understand what we mean when we say the 4 different views, how to navigate from one view to the next and why. We look at each sheet from the perspective of the contractor who needs that sheet. The student must pass each test with a grade of “B” or higher.
Estimator Training - $750 and Above
The Architectural Set - $2500/$1250
The Civil Set - $3500/$1750
The Structural Set - $1500/$750
Any MEP - $750/$375
Basics + Your Trade - $1050/$525
This class that meets each week (once or twice depending on the class) for 1.5 hours per class. All classes are private, live and on line.
We analyze the plans based on the trade and determine:
All take-off (measurement) information
All pricing related to the scope of work - The student will have full access to an 11 book cost book as part of the program
Detailed formatting of an Excel spreadsheet related to the scope of work.
Throughout the week, the student will have additional study materials and test to complete. Each week, the projects get more and more complex. The student much pass with a grade of “B” or higher.