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Calculating and Costing Workshop

About the workshop

Learn how to produce an accurate quotation for a cleaning contract, a detailed examination of the items that make up the budget for a cleaning operation, with weightings for considerations such as the type of Specification and scope of works.

Workshop aims

Candidates who complete this course can expect to:


  • Produce an accurate price for a cleaning contract, cleaning operation budget


  • Ensure the specification and scope of works are considered


  • Ensure all costs required are covered within the price and how to ensure these are calculated as accurately as possible. (including but not exclusively washrooms supplies, equipment, machinery, chemicals, training and staff costs)

Who is the workshop for?

This workshop is for individuals who are responsible for:


  • Submitting quotes for cleaning contracts or tenders


  • FM departments calculating future budgets for a cleaning operation


  • This would also benefit the client, providing a full understanding of how prices are calculated

Method of study

This is a classroom-based study including:


  • Powerpoint presentation


  • Practical exercise


  • Completion of a spreadsheet (Laptop required with Excel installed).

Learning outcomes

On completion of this workshop candidates will be able to: Produce a fully costed quote for a cleaning contract, or a budget for the cleaning operation within a business.


The candidate will be issued with a certificate/assessment of attendance upon completion of the workshop.


We currently have the following dates available to book onto the Work Rates & Work Loading Workshop and Calculating & Costing Workshop Package, which will take place at the BBS Training Centre in Northampton.

**Special requirements: the candidate will need to bring with them a laptop with excel installed.

2020 Course dates:


Our Cleanlogic™ Work Rates & Work Loading Workshop is available, please click here to see more details

For more dates or to discuss on-site training at your premises please contact:

BBS on +44 (0)1604 678712 or email