Certificate in Quantity Surveying Practice

1099.00 GBP

48.0 Hours Formal CPD

Use 220 Coins
A quantity surveyor is concerned with the costs and financial management of the building life-cycle. In this course, we will cover both pre and post contract processes, the commercial management of construction and concepts on various procurement options; the production of tender documents; the contractor's tendering procedure and strategy; and the detailed process undertaken by the contractor to price tender documents.

Learning outcomes

  • Implement and advise on appropriate contracts and procurement and tendering processes relevant to the project and client needs
  • Plan, manage and report on project costs accurately throughout the lifecycle of a project
  • Consider the impact of differing legal systems, contractual mechanisms and construction technology on construction costs
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    Course information

    This is an intermediate-level QS course designed for both members and non-members. In this course, delegates will cover technical training around the key principles of tendering, estimating and pricing and provide you with knowledge of construction contracts and their financial provisions, procurement options; the production of tender documents; the contractor's tendering procedure and strategy; and the detailed process undertaken by the contractor to price tender documents.

    The aim of the course is to provide knowledge and skills in the core competencies of quantity surveying. Each content module is structured around one of the core competencies of the quantity surveying and construction pathway.

    Introduction
    Module 1: Construction Technology and Environmental Services for Domestic and More Complex Buildings
    Module 2: Procurement and Tendering
    Module 3: Design Economics and Cost Planning
    Module 4: Quantification and Costing of Construction Works
    Module 5: Construction Law and Standard Forms of Contract
    Module 6: Project Financial Control and Reporting
    Review and Reflect

    Course assessment

    Upon completion of all technical modules, learners will take an examination to test knowledge. A certificate of completion will be awarded after passing the end of course assessment.

    Please be aware that this is a professional training course, aimed to give you the practical knowledge need to succeed in your career. It is not an accreditation and does not lead directly to membership of RICS, or to becoming a registered surveyor. If you are interested in becoming RICS qualified, please check out this page http://www.rics.org/uk/join/shc/how/

    Who is this course for?

    This course is for you, if you:

    • work in the Quantity Surveying sector who is looking to gain core knowledge and skills required in the industry
    • need an in-depth understanding of how to establish, manage and report on construction costs underpinned with an understanding of construction methodology and contracts
    • are studying the APC Quantity Surveying pathway and need support with the technical modules on your pathway

    Please be aware that this is a professional training course, aimed to give you the practical knowledge need to succeed in your career. It is not an accreditation and does not lead directly to membership of RICS, or to becoming a Chartered Surveyor. If you are interested in becoming RICS qualified, please check out this page.

    Further Guidance

    training@rics.org
    +44 (0) 24 768 685 84

    Additional information

    Enrollment duration: 214 Days

    Languages: English

    Category: Construction

    Price: 1099.00 GBP

    Member price: 915.00 GBP

    Detailed course guide

    Course Type: Distance Learning