APC Accelerated Learning: Quantity Surveying

1395.00 GBP

90.0 Hours Formal CPD

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The need for chartered quantity surveyors is significant. By 2020 an estimated £18 billion is predicted to be spent on construction projects across key developing markets, therefore having the skills to meet this global demand is essential

Learning outcomes

  • Evaluate forms of construction for various property types
  • Assess the practices and procedures of international quantity surveying
  • Compare and contrast procurement strategies
  • Identify the contractual requirements and procedures relevant to construction finances
  • Evaluate the factors which affect the cost of a building
  • Evaluate the sources of cost data relating to construction
  • Assess cost planning methods to control the financial aspect of a project
  • Illustrate the quantification and costing of construction work
  • Assess contract practices and administration processes
  • Evaluate and forecast costs during the construction of a project
  • Manage various aspects of a project including change procedures and accounts
  • Increase confidence on how to write your summaries of experience in order to demonstrate competence
  • Be able to prepare your case study and presentation for submission, or know in which areas your need to gain further experience, knowledge or skills to improve to be able to submit
  • Ready to sit your final assessment interview, or know the areas in which to improve and develop
  • Upcoming Dates

    Course information

    With an increased focus on effective cost management, as well as the environment and sustainability in construction projects, there is high demand to provide a cost management service to the construction industry.

    This acceleration course has been designed to evolve technical skills and knowledge needed for professionals who work in quantity surveying and covers professional ethics and core competencies defined in the RICS pathway guide.

    In addition, the course will support professionals throughout the membership assessment process and activities. Delegates will receive feedback and support from a RICS Assessor, simplifying the process and preparation for their final assessment to become chartered.

    With access to our industry-leading online library isurv included (Construction channel only), delegates will be able to access a wealth of information to support their learning.

    Course contents

    This course includes technical modules, competency masterclasses and APC process content broken down into the following 10 modules:

    Introduction module: Understanding the APC
    Module 1: Construction Technology and Environmental Services
    Module 2: Procurement and Tendering
    Module 3: Design Economics, Cost Planning and Commercial Management of Construction
    Module 4: Quantification and Costing of Construction Works
    Module 5: Contract Practice
    Module 6: Project Financial Control and Reporting
    Module 7: Mandatory Competencies
    Module 8: Getting Qualified
    Revision and end of course assessment

    End of course assessments

    Delegates are assessed through an online multiple-choice question assessment which takes place at the end of the programme. 


    N.B. Completion of these assessments and course will not guarantee receiving RICS membership qualification, this will depend on the result of the final APC assessment.

    What delegates get from this course

    • Technical quantity surveying training
    • APC process and competency masterclasses
    • Access to our industry-leading online library isurv (Construction channel only)
    • 200 study hours available
    • Upon passing the online multiple-choice question assessment delegates will be awarded with a RICS Certification of Completion

    This course is ideal for

    • All Quantity Surveying APC candidates who want to accelerate their learning
    • Professionals from other backgrounds who wish to become chartered as quantity surveying members

    Further Guidance

    +44 (0) 24 768 685 84

    Additional information

    Next available start date: No live dates, recording available

    Enrollment duration: 310 Days

    Languages: English

    Category: Construction

    Price: 1395.00 GBP

    Member price: 1395.00 GBP

    Detailed course guide

    Course Type: Distance Learning