Courses

Benchmark Estimating offers its customers a suite of first-class, hands-on training courses. You can be trained online for maximum convenience, and we can also train you in your office. 

The suite of courses we offer helps you to gain the many benefits of our software, and thus maximise the return on your investment, in the shortest possible time.

 
KEY BENEFITS YOU GET FROM OUR TRAINING COURSES
  • Hands-on, highly interactive
  • Real-life industry examples
  • Experienced trainers
  • Classes are kept small in number for maximum effectiveness
  • Integrated, computer-based quiz ensures that trainees maximise their learning potential
  • Flexible delivery – online or face-to-face
 
Here are the training courses we offer: 
 

New User Course

If you are new to Benchmark Estimating Software, this training course gives you the knowledge and skills so that you can prepare accurate estimates with confidence using our software…
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Advanced User Course

The Advanced User course gives you the opportunity to learn more about the many advanced functions Benchmark Estimating Software has to offer. You can even take charge of your own learning and focus in on the features that relate most to your operations…
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Routine Writing Course

Routines are one of the most powerful features in Benchmark Estimating Software. This course teaches you how to write Routines and is packed with time-saving tips from our experienced implementation professionals. You emerge from this course with Routines that can be applied in your day-to-day operations immediately…
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Fundamentals of Estimating Workshop

Independent of the Benchmark Estimating Software system, this course teaches you the theoretical side of estimating. Initially developed for Government bodies, this course is designed to be run in your office and can accommodate up to 20 attendees. Course topics include; the different levels of estimating, the approach to each type of estimating, quantity takeoffs, contingencies, overheads and more…
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See what our clients say about our training courses

“This training helped us to understand all the features and benefits of Benchmark Estimating Software. We are very excited to start using the software, so we can generate faster and more consistent estimates for our railway infrastructure projects.”

Silviu Tronaru, Director Comercial Adjunct / Deputy Commercial DirectorISAF S.A / COLAS RAIL, Bucharest, Romania

“Benchmark Estimating Software was selected by us because it was good value for what is a significant investment for our company, it has a user-friendly interface and efficient estimate production and comes with good training and support from a company who wants to work with us.”

Vincent Baldwin, DirectorWT Partnership Infrastructure, Auckland, New Zealand

“We benefit from Benchmark Estimating Software as it allows us to produce more accurate estimates, compared to preliminary estimates that we received from our contractors before. We get results based on accurate quantities straight away, which saves our work and construction engineers a lot of time. I was really impressed with the ongoing professional support and quality of training we got from Benchmark Estimating Software.”

Greg Fardell, Senior Designer and SurveyorNorthern Beaches Council, Australia

“The Council took on Benchmark Estimating Software to ensure consistent estimating practices and because of its ease of use. Benchmark is a great estimating system for Councils and their training and support is very good. They also understand Local Government needs.”

Jack Mitchell, Design and Support Services CoordinatorCairns City Council, Cairns QLD Australia

“Benchmark Estimating Software is better than any other estimating system I have used at any other company. The Advanced User Course gave me many great hints and tips allowing me to utilise many more of Benchmark’s features. Benchmark [Estimating Software] is responsive to our requests and their overall support is excellent.”

Paul Sheridan, EstimatorHazell Bros, Ballarat VIC Australia