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Regional Training Schedule

In-Person Electrical Regional Training

Upcoming Classes

We will be re-opening our in-person regional classroom training. Our two-day group training sessions are intended for all levels of electrical estimators and will help boost your knowledge and expertise.

May 2024

Electrical Estimating and Beyond - Austin, TX

Location: IEC - Central Texas Chapter (Austin, TX)
When: Wednesday, May 29, 2024 (8:30am - 4:00pm)
Cost: $345 Members / $395 Non-Members*
This is a full-day introductory course that covers the basic principles of commercial electrical estimating.
How to Register: IEC Central Texas Chapter's Website

This includes a complete overview:

  • Introduction to estimating tools
  • Blueprints and specifications
  • Setting up the estimate
  • The steps to a successful bid
  • Job Breakdown
  • Material and labor costing and much more!

Course 1: Intro to EBM, EPIC & T&M - Austin, TX

Location: Austin, TX
When: Friday, May 31, 2024 (8:00am - 11:30am)
Cost: $531*
This course is designed for Vision users who want to become familiar with the basic estimating operations of Electrical Bid Manager.

This includes a complete overview:

  • Job Set-Up
  • Takeoff
  • Pricing management
  • Extension and Summary reports

Course 2: EBM Extended Training - Austin, TX

Location: Austin, TX
When: Friday, May 31, 2024 (12:30pm - 4:00pm)
Cost: $531*
Learn shortcuts that will cut estimating time for the jobs you bid on most.

Learn how to:

  • Use advanced features and set up personalized shortcuts
  • Easily create temporary custom items and assemblies
  • Generate an audit trail so you can manage and update your estimate
  • Simplify change orders

Course 3: EBM Lab Training - TBD

Location: TBD
When: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Cost: $TBD
Using real blueprints, take off a complete 12,000 sq/ft commercial office building from beginning to end.

Learn how to:

  • Create commercial electrical bids using Electrical Bid Manager
  • Read an electrical plan and consider the bid approach
  • Look for possible omissions and errors
  • Prepare a bid report for submission

Course 4: PlanSwift Electronic Takeoff Overview

Location: TBD
When: Call your Account Manager to Schedule (1.5 hours)
Cost: $TBD
Description: Discover the power of integrated On-Screen Takeoff or PlanSwift. This is a 1-on-1 training session. Simplify your electronic takeoffs and reduce costly errors. Note: Course 4 is a 1-on-1 session with Vision's trainer using a provided computer.

Learn how to:

  • Basic setup and concepts in electronic takeoff
  • How PlanSwift’s measuring tools and plugins can reduce errors
  • Eliminate double entry by linking your electronic takeoff in PlanSwift to your EBM estimating software
  • Update entries made in electronic takeoff

Seats are limited.
For additional information or to register, call (800) 258-7752.

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