Mechanical Estimating Program


Our Mechanical Estimating Program provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to be able to prepare estimates and schedules and to coordinate projects for the mechanical trade. It has been designed for those working in plumbing; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and related sectors.

The courses in this program are accredited by the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS).

Career Opportunities

Career options typically include estimator, mechanical quantity surveyor, project coordinator, and project manager positions within the mechanical construction industry.


You will have the most success in this program if you have already completed our Building Construction Basics Program before you start taking the required courses.

Completion Details

Once you have completed all the requirements of this program, you can request to receive a certificate using the department contact information on this web page. Program graduates meet the academic credit requirements of the CIQS Construction Estimator Certified (CEC) Mechanical Division designation.

Additional Information

Disclaimer: The CEC designation is awarded by the CIQS. The information provided here does not represent the extent of the requirements for the CEC designation. The requirements are set by the CIQS, not George Brown College, so you must follow the process listed on the CIQS website and meet the requirements applicable to you to achieve the CEC designation. CIQS policies are subject to change without notice, and George Brown College is not responsible for any information errors or inaccuracies that result from a change in CIQS policy.

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