Qualification in Estimation Application



This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for an Estimator producing estimations/quotations within a manufacturing environment. The course will provide knowledge of the technical and design aspects to build within our system & provide a quotation to potential clients globally, as well as an understanding of the administrative processes necessary in achieving the desired outcomes for estimation/quotation. 

Job roles/employment outcomes:

The job will require you to work with the technical staff, other internal colleagues & clients to meet a diverse range of varying requests. You will develop a rapport with existing and new clients that will continually improve relationships to ensure they stay satisfied and positive.

People with this qualification would be expected to work under routine only supervision, preparing & maintaining accurate quotations, understand & interpret engineering drawings, develop a thorough understanding of the company's technology & capabilities, have excellent verbal & written skills & excellent time management . Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as Estimation/Quotation in other industries.


This qualification is designed to provide an industry recognised skills profile related to trade work as an Estimator. Skills development would usually be undertaken through an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement where the mix of on and off-the-job training would be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training between the employer and apprentice. Assessment of some units of competency must, where indicated, include evidence of the candidate's performance in a productive work environment where there is a sufficient range of appropriate tasks and materials to cover the scope of application of those units. All outcomes must reflect the standard of performance inherent in the job.


  • Current Year 10 or 11 student
  • Current/previous experience in metal work/engineering subjects
  • Good level of maths and literacy skills
  • Leadership skills
  • A passion to work in the engineering sector

To apply:

A Cover Letter which addresses the above requirements along with an up to date Resume with a list of school subjects currently being studied and 2 referees is to be emailed ASAP as per the below details:

Applications and ALL enquiries to:

Sonia Hodgetts
Beacon Foundation
0438 810 719

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