McCormick Systems is dedicated to bringing you the tools and knowledge needed to learn the ins and outs so estimators can have more accurate and efficient estimating.

Our hands-on project estimating education is designed to teach you project estimating best practices from start to finish by focusing on standard procedures, tips and tricks to get the most out of McCormick estimating software.

Hands-On Instruction

Held over three days, our on-site, interactive education assists both new and experienced users in getting the most out of McCormick Estimating. New users can expect to learn the ins and outs of getting the software up and running. Existing users can get a refresher with all parts of the system. After taking the course, users will be able to create fast, simple and accurate bids for every job and project.

Class Options

Online Training Courses

Learn from anywhere with our convenient online classes.
For more information call (800) 444-4890 or email

Location Based Training

Learn from our offices on the West and East Coasts.

West Coast – Arizona
149 W Boston Street, Chandler, AZ 85225

East Coast – Ohio
17800 Royalton Road, Strongsville, OH 44136

Custom, Client-Site Training

For contractors with larger estimating departments, our custom training program is an easy and cost-effective way to train your entire estimating staff at the same time. McCormick provides this specialized training created specifically for your organization’s unique workflow needs. For information, please contact (800) 444-4890 or email

Welcome Back: Join Us Again for an On-Site McCormick College!

5 Steps of Estimating

We’re hosting a 3-day training, right here in Chandler Arizona, and also in Cleveland Ohio, to help you get better acquainted with McCormick. We take you through the 5 Steps of Estimating — from start to finish. To help you get the feel of the estimating system, we’ll start with small jobs and work up to finalizing larger jobs using the McCormick estimating takeoff tools.

  • 10 seats available for an individual-oriented experience
  • Convert manual experience into digital estimating through in-depth instruction
  • Brush up on your current McCormick skills
  • Training includes the new McCormick 15.0 features
  • Receive a training manual with exercises to keep you in practice

Click one of the dates below to sign up now for this can’t-miss experience, or contact Patrick McCormick directly at or (800) 444-4890


McCormick Advanced: A Deeper Dive

Already familiar with the basics of McCormick Estimating but need a deeper dive? This advanced two-day class will take your software skills to the next level and help you customize McCormick for what works best for your business processes.

This class keeps attendance small for more individualized attention (10 seats available per session). In this class, we’ll drill down into the program to teach you:

  • Additional features and functionality of Design Estimating Pro
  • How to use database tools to modify items and assemblies
  • Tips to use the jobs window to supply additional information
  • How to modify existing or create new extension reports
  • Overviews of security groups and how to set up security for new users
  • Features of the audit trail, takeoff methods, label, extension and bid summary
  • How to update your database and supplier
  • And more!

Who Should Attend? Database Managers or Chief Estimators with proficiency in all McCormick takeoff phases and an understanding of your business’s needs

Click one of the dates below to sign up now for this can’t-miss experience, or contact Patrick McCormick directly at or (800) 444-4890


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Ohio Class Schedule

(All classes are held live in Strongsville, OH and run Wednesday-Friday unless otherwise noted)
Cancellation Policy: Refunds, minus a $50.00 administration fee, may be given for cancellations sent to at least one month prior to the event start date. Cancellations between 30 days and 1 day in advance may receive a 50% refund of registration fees paid. No refunds will be given for no-shows or cancellations the day of the event. Substitutions are available at any time for no additional cost.

Meet Your McCormick College Instructors

Michael Quain

Jeff Morgan

Christian Mattison

This was one of the most well run training programs I have been through. The instructor was very knowledgeable and made the class fun and easy to learn. Thank you for having a program like this!
Ryan Haugen, Vinco, Inc.

On-Site Training

Designed for contractors with larger estimating departments, this training program provides specialized training created specifically for your organization in an easy, cost-effective way.
For more information, please contact (800) 444-4890 or email