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The Trimble® Accubid Enterprise Estimating software training - virtual course affords participants an opportunity to learn the basic features and functions of Trimble® Accubid Enterprise Estimating. The learning objectives focus on equipping participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively use this application in their workplaces.

Course Details

Class Setting: Virtual Classroom

Course Prerequisites: Previous digital estimating experience

Who Should Attend: Chief Estimators, Junior Estimators, Senior Estimators, Project Managers

The mode of instruction features an instructor-led virtual learning experience that effectively combines demonstrations with hands-on practical exercises to reinforce learning. The class is delivered in 4 – 2hour sessions.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the workflow through the application. 
  • Create and modify projects. 
  • Create and modify Designation takeoffs. 
  • Perform takeoff of items and assemblies using both a specification-driven and non-specification driven approaches. 
  • Work effectively with the features in the Extension screen. 
  • Effectively close an estimate by completing data entry in all the screens between Field Labor through to Quoted Material. 
  • Complete an estimate on the Final Pricing screen. 
  • Describe the procedure to creating multiple bid summaries. 

Training Modules

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Session 1

Module 1 – Introduction to Trimble Accubid Enterprise 

  • The basics of Enterprise platform features 
  • Familiarization of system icons 

Module 2 – Creating a Project

  • Overview of the project module 
  • Creating and modifying a project 

Module 3 – Creating an Estimate 

  • The Estimating Module 
  • Estimating Home Screen 
  • Managing Estimating Status Types 
  • Estimating Info Screen 
  • Managing Screen Layouts 

Module 4 – Takeoff Screen Orientation 

  • Working with Takeoff Breakdowns 
  • Creating Typical breakdowns 
  • Creating a Typical Takeoff Breakdown 
  • Labor Factor Breakdown Category 
  • Input Methods of the Takeoff Screen 
  • Customizing Views in the Takeoff Screen 
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Session 2

Module 5 – Material Takeoff 

  • Working with Designations 
  • Takeoff Methods – Specification and Non-specification Driven Takeoff 
  • Performing Non-specification Driven Global Item Takeoff 
  • Performing Takeoff of Non-specification Driven Assemblies 
  • Specification Driven Takeoff Process Workflow 
  • Specification Driven Assemblies 
  • Performing Takeoff Using On-Screen Takeoff Pads 
  • Working with Job Items 
  • Working with Job Assemblies 
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Session 3

Module 6 – Audit Trail 

  • Audit Trail Defined 
  • Resolving Takeoff 
  • Modifying Existing Takeoffs 
  • Deleting/Restoring Takeoff 
  • Copying and Pasting Takeoffs 
  • Filtering the Audit Trail 

Module 7 – Extension Screen 

  • Exploring the Extension Screen
  • Condensed Item View
  • Expanded Item View
  • Re-extending the Job
  • Labor Type View
  • Labor Columns
  • Grouping the Extension
  • Filtering the Extension
  • Alert rules in Extension
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Session 4

Module 8 – Completing an Estimate 

  • Estimate Closeout 
  • Field Labor 
  • Incidental Labor 
  • Labor Factoring 
  • Labor Escalation 
  • Indirect labor 
  • Subcontracts 
  • Equipment 
  • General Expenses 
  • Quotes 
  • Final Pricing 
  • Calculating Field Labor