S.E.T. Training

Xactimate - Version 28

Provider Continuing Education

Xactimate Estimating (CES-280)

Course Overview

Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to quickly create accurate estimates using a variety of Xactimate tools taught by an approved

Xactimate® Certified Trainer (XCT). Attendees learn to efficiently set up, dimension, scope, and deliver professional estimates through

valuable *hands-on training, all while preparing attendees to challenge the Xactimate Level 1 and 2 user certification exams offered through


Certification Preparation & CE

Prepares for Xactimate Level 1 Certification*, Xactimate Level 2 Certification* 

Approved for 2 credits IICRC CE (Event 2638)

* Certification exam(s) are purchased separately and administered by Xactware.

Course Environment

This is a three day instructor led course administered by an Xactimate Certified Trainer.  Course includes instructional presentation followed by applied

practice geared to ensure students learn best practices. Instruction method is designed to build confidence in the knowledge being shared in a patient

learning environment by progressively building scope complexity.

Skills and Objectives

Students of this program will learn how to:

  • Use the 4 step estimating process to quickly create a project, review your estimate, and export.
  • Operate tools which minimize the time spent building your estimate.
  • Use construction concepts to build interior and roof diagrams in sketch.
  • Easily find line-items related to your current scope of repairs.
  • Modify material pricing for custom/miscellaneous, bid-item, and material analysis line-items.
  • Communicate why a Labor Minimum is NOT like a Base Service Charge.
  • Verify Xactimate is auto-sizing the scope to the size of the room you are estimating.
  • Increase your efficiency in sketch by learning valuable keyboard shortcuts.
  • Quickly import, organize, and document images to provide additional clarity and detail.
  • Deliver estimate reports in formats best suited to your internal and external clients.
  • Become a pricing resource by staying up-to-date and communicating new pricelist items.
  • and more!


   There are currently no classes scheduled. If you would like to speak to someone about future classes or arranging a custom class please call 1-800-465-3898