Cost Planning BLDG 9080

Gold Seal

Our Cost Planning course helps you build on your construction estimating knowledge. Learn cost planning and control in relation to the cycle of a construction project. Examine the various types of conceptual estimating, including a standardized approach to elemental cost estimating and analysis.

This course has been recognized as Gold Seal accredited training by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and as a CIQS credit course by the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS).


Course Delivery Method:

This is an online course delivered via Blackboard Learn. Final exams for all Estimating and Quantity Surveying online courses and some construction online courses are held on the same date in each term. If you are planning to register for more than one course in the same term, email before you register. The final exam for this course will be held online through Blackboard while the college is closed.

Course Essentials:

You must have a copy of both Construction Budgeting and Elemental Cost Analysis before you begin this course. Both textbooks are available for purchase through the George Brown College bookstore and at the CIQS website.


You will have the most success in this course if you have already completed our BLDG 9194 Introduction to Quantity Surveying (Distance Learning) course before you start this course.

Hours and Fees




(includes a non-refundable materials fee of $110)

Course Sections

Delivery Method: Online

Contact Information


Technology Department

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.