Measurements, Takeoffs, & Estimation (2018)

Measurements, Takeoffs, & Estimation (2018)

This five-hour course is for those looking to create accurate measurements and perfect bids. Access the course at your own pace and revisit as many times as you need.

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Course Description

“HOW CAN I FINISH THIS BID BY THE DEADLINE?”

Accuracy and efficiency. That's what wins projects for your organization when it comes to preparing bids. Revu has all of the tools you need to take accurate measurements and use the data associated with those markups to create effective bids.

Find out how to set up your documents and tools so that you will be able to get right down to measuring. See the ins and outs of every measurement tool and how to select the right one for the job, even customizing them to meet your needs. Take the data you've collected and use it to calculate material and labor costs.

Work at your own pace, using videos, PDF activities, software simulations, quizzes, and more to learn the ins and outs of Revu and increase your time to productivity.


BECOME AN EXPERT IN

Setting Up Effective Measurements   Using the Measurement Tools
Creating Custom Takeoff Tools   Sharing & Manipulating Takeoff Data
         

 

Course Details:

This course is designed for users of Revu, estimators in particular, who require accurate measurements and a wealth of data needed to create better bids.

You will have access to the course for one year. A certificate will be awarded for successful completion.

Upon request, this course is eligible for 3 AIA Learning Credits.

 

Course Objectives:

When you’ve completed Measurements, Takeoffs, and Estimation, you will be able to: 

  • Set up documents for measurements, using tools and settings that allow you a greater degree of accuracy
  • Make the most of your takeoff documents using Layers
  • Utilize Revu's suite of measurement tools to quickly find values of size of rooms and number of fixtures
  • Customize measurement tools to get the most data for later use
  • Create a tool set specifically for the tools you use most often for your takeoffs
  • Manage all of your measurement data in the Markups List and manipulate it to create your bid
  • See Revu workflows for various takeoff disciplines

Curriculum5 Hours

  • Course Overview
  • Making Measurements Count
  • Measurements, Takeoffs, & Estimation Course Resources
  • Preparing for Efficient Measurements
  • Optimizing the Interface for Measuring
  • Scale & Calibration
  • Revu Walkthrough: Calibration
  • Layers
  • Revu Walkthrough: Layers
  • Before You Measure...
  • Preparing for Efficient Measurements Knowledge Check
  • Measurement Tools in Revu
  • Linear Measurements
  • Area & Volume
  • Angles, Diameter, and Radius
  • Counts
  • Dynamic Fill
  • Measurement Tools Exercise
  • Measurement Tools in Revu Knowledge Check
  • Customizing and Saving Measurement Tools
  • Measurement-Specific Details & Functions
  • Revu Walkthrough: Measurement-Specific Functions
  • Measurement Markup Properties
  • Takeoff Tool Sets
  • Takeoff Legends
  • Revu Walkthrough: Legends
  • Customizing and Saving Measurement Tools Knowledge Check
  • Managing Measurement Data
  • Measurements in the Markups List
  • Custom Takeoff Columns
  • Custom Columns Exercise
  • Takeoff Markup Summaries
  • Revu Walkthrough: Markup Summaries
  • Quantity Link
  • Managing Measurement Data Knowledge Check
  • Industry Specific Takeoff Examples
  • Concrete Takeoff Example
  • MEP Takeoff Example
  • Steel Takeoff Example
  • Course Assessment
  • Measurements, Takeoffs, and Estimation Assessment

Course Description

“HOW CAN I FINISH THIS BID BY THE DEADLINE?”

Accuracy and efficiency. That's what wins projects for your organization when it comes to preparing bids. Revu has all of the tools you need to take accurate measurements and use the data associated with those markups to create effective bids.

Find out how to set up your documents and tools so that you will be able to get right down to measuring. See the ins and outs of every measurement tool and how to select the right one for the job, even customizing them to meet your needs. Take the data you've collected and use it to calculate material and labor costs.

Work at your own pace, using videos, PDF activities, software simulations, quizzes, and more to learn the ins and outs of Revu and increase your time to productivity.


BECOME AN EXPERT IN

Setting Up Effective Measurements   Using the Measurement Tools
Creating Custom Takeoff Tools   Sharing & Manipulating Takeoff Data
         

 

Course Details:

This course is designed for users of Revu, estimators in particular, who require accurate measurements and a wealth of data needed to create better bids.

You will have access to the course for one year. A certificate will be awarded for successful completion.

Upon request, this course is eligible for 3 AIA Learning Credits.

 

Course Objectives:

When you’ve completed Measurements, Takeoffs, and Estimation, you will be able to: 

  • Set up documents for measurements, using tools and settings that allow you a greater degree of accuracy
  • Make the most of your takeoff documents using Layers
  • Utilize Revu's suite of measurement tools to quickly find values of size of rooms and number of fixtures
  • Customize measurement tools to get the most data for later use
  • Create a tool set specifically for the tools you use most often for your takeoffs
  • Manage all of your measurement data in the Markups List and manipulate it to create your bid
  • See Revu workflows for various takeoff disciplines

Curriculum5 Hours

  • Course Overview
  • Making Measurements Count
  • Measurements, Takeoffs, & Estimation Course Resources
  • Preparing for Efficient Measurements
  • Optimizing the Interface for Measuring
  • Scale & Calibration
  • Revu Walkthrough: Calibration
  • Layers
  • Revu Walkthrough: Layers
  • Before You Measure...
  • Preparing for Efficient Measurements Knowledge Check
  • Measurement Tools in Revu
  • Linear Measurements
  • Area & Volume
  • Angles, Diameter, and Radius
  • Counts
  • Dynamic Fill
  • Measurement Tools Exercise
  • Measurement Tools in Revu Knowledge Check
  • Customizing and Saving Measurement Tools
  • Measurement-Specific Details & Functions
  • Revu Walkthrough: Measurement-Specific Functions
  • Measurement Markup Properties
  • Takeoff Tool Sets
  • Takeoff Legends
  • Revu Walkthrough: Legends
  • Customizing and Saving Measurement Tools Knowledge Check
  • Managing Measurement Data
  • Measurements in the Markups List
  • Custom Takeoff Columns
  • Custom Columns Exercise
  • Takeoff Markup Summaries
  • Revu Walkthrough: Markup Summaries
  • Quantity Link
  • Managing Measurement Data Knowledge Check
  • Industry Specific Takeoff Examples
  • Concrete Takeoff Example
  • MEP Takeoff Example
  • Steel Takeoff Example
  • Course Assessment
  • Measurements, Takeoffs, and Estimation Assessment