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GCEstimator Introduction

This is an online, Instructor Led Training scheduled for 2 hours per day for four 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 the 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. During this course, you will have hands-on access to our training environment so you can actively participate in learning and gain practical experience using GCEstimator.

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.
The fee for this course is $889/attendee. Click Enroll to request it. 
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

Ken Regier has over 20 years of construction industry experience. He worked as a general contractor, technical support specialist, professional services manager, and is now the learning solutions consultant for GCEstimator at Trimble. 

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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