Competitive Tendering in Construction

Associated Courses

£95.00 + VAT

Use this short course to explore the issues surrounding competitive tendering. The factors to consider and the techniques to use.

10 hours CPD

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Course details


This online short course – Competitive Tendering in Construction – is recommended for those looking to extend or refresh their knowledge of the selective tendering process and how to increase the competitive edge.

Who should study this course?

Professionals with some knowledge of building up estimates and preparing tenders will benefit most from undertaking this course.

Such as:

  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Project Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Bid managers
  • Developers
  • Contractors

An understanding of competitive tendering is also relevant for:

  • Delegates working towards their professional membership
  • Professionals seeking to satisfy their annual CPD requirements

Time commitment

10 hours (total estimated study time).

This estimate includes time for you to read or view a resource more than once, as well as time for you to take notes and undertake the online assessment.

As a fully online, self-managed course you are able stop and restart the course as you progress. Working at a time and place that suits your needs.

Course objectives

At the end of this Competitive Tendering in Construction course you should be able to:

  • Describe the tendering process in relation to construction projects
  • Appreciate the need for a bidding strategy
  • Identify the risks associated with competitive tendering

Course structure

The self-managed online delivery method will allow you to study at your own pace, wherever you may be.

This course is made up of five elements:

  • Overview and guidance notes
  • Presentation on competitive tendering and the associated risks
  • Tendering and bid strategies
  • Case study exercise
  • Multiple choice online test

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.  Some knowledge of building up estimates and preparing tenders is advantageous.


On successful completion of the Competitive Tendering in Construction course you will receive a UCEM certificate of completion for 10 hours formal CPD.

You will be tested with an online quiz at the end of this course. You must achieve 80% or more to successfully complete the course. Additional attempts will be permitted should you not be successful on your first attempt.


Enrolment details

To enrol today simply “add to basket” and proceed to the checkout to pay by credit or debit card. Individual or corporate bookings welcome.

For payment by invoice or to purchase for multiple delegates, please contact:
CPD Enquiries

Phone: +44 (0)118 921 4601

Looking for another short course on quantity surveying?

Take a look at our Online Academy Quantity Surveying Fundamentals short course available here.

UCEM alumni?

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