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AGH 200 - Landscape Estimating & Bidding

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course investigates the development of landscape bids and estimates.
Prerequisite: AGH 142  
Competencies
  1. Interpret landscape construction documents and specifications.
    1. Compute the material being handled for a hardscape and plant installation.
    2. Calculate dimensions materials needed for an installation
    3. Calculate units materials needed for completion of the project
    4. Calculate materials needed to be removed for the completion of the project.
  2. Estimate amount of time needed for each installation
    1. Quantify the time needed to install each materials
    2. Calculate the total installation time needed based on quantity of materials being handled.
  3. Plan work flow and delivery of materials for a landscape installation
    1. Determine timing of material delivery.
    2. Design layout of work area.
    3. Develop sequential steps for work flow.
  4. Develop orders for materials needed from the landscape installation
    1. Indentify businesses which supply the materials needed
    2. Construct a viable order.
    3. Calculate all costs associated with the materials needed
    4. Summarize effective relationships with material suppliers.
    5. Determine effective methods of payment and invoicing
  5. Construct a document that can be provided to a landscape customer.
    1. Determine which information is pertinent to the customer.
    2. Determine which information is pertinent to the sales person.
    3. Produce an accurate estimate.
    4. Produce an accurate bid.
    5. Determine effective methods of payment and invoicing.



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