GCEstimator Introduction

This is an online, Instructor Led Training scheduled for 2 hours per day for 4 days. 

This course is designed for professional estimators aiming to improve their projects estimates with the Trimble GCEstimator™ Suite which incorporates best-of-breed estimating and takeoff solutions designed to increase efficiency, win more work, and maximize profitability of projects before, during and after construction. With a single knowledge base that captures your company’s estimating methods, your work will be delivered faster and with absolute confidence.


This instructor-led online training class follows Adult Learning Principles, with plenty of interaction, hands-on practice, and supporting documentation to engage all learners. The main differentiator from other online classes you might have attended, is that we actually give you hands-on access to our training environment so you gain first-hand experience navigating our products.


Each attendee also receives a soft copy of a training manual with conceptual descriptions, workflow diagrams, step-by-step instructions for hands-on exercises and review questions to benchmark your understanding. You leave class with the confidence to take your investment to the next level for your organization.

Target Audience:

Estimating Professionals

Learning Objectives:

Key Features Covered in this Course Include:

  • Document Controller
  • Issues List
  • Takeoff Manager
  • Takeoff Quantity Analysis
  • WinEst Estimate Setup
  • Adding Items and Assemblies
  • Automating the Takeoff
  • Filters and Work Breakdown Structures
  • Markups
  • Special Views
  • Reports
Tooling Requirements:

You will be assigned a login to a virtual machine in our training environment, so you must have a computer with Windows OS or access to Remote Desktop Connection.

  • If you are not familiar with the Remote Desktop Connection, please contact the instructor prior to class to help you get set up.
  • You will need 2 monitors, so you can watch the instructor on one monitor while you perform the exercises on the other.

It is also a good idea to download the Training Manual for this class ahead of time, so that you can take notes as you follow along.


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