Quantity Surveying: Foundation
150.0 Hours Formal CPDBook Now
Help to shape the world we live in. Prepare for a dynamic career in an ever-changing industry as Quantity Surveyor with our 6 month Foundation level programme.
‘How much will it cost?’ is often the key question on any building project, and it’s so important to build up vital core knowledge that you can apply to your work. With an increased focus on effective cost management, as well as the environment and sustainability in construction projects, there is high demand for Quantity Surveyors to provide a cost management service to the construction industry.
Taught by an industry expert, this six-month course comprehensively covers the role of a Quantity Surveyor. This includes the fundamentals of cost management, procurement routes, forms of contract, cost planning, change control, and project financial control and reporting. All content is designed and maintained to furnish you with the crucial skills to work autonomously or as part of a team on project tasks.
By taking this course, you will learn about quantity surveying from the ground up, so you can work autonomously or part of a project team on a variety on construction project tasks.
Unit 0: Course Introduction
Unit 1: Construction Technology and Environmental Services
Unit 2: Design Economics and Cost Planning
Unit 3: Quantification and Costing of Construction Works
Unit 4: Procurement and Tendering
Unit 5: Contract Practice
Unit 6: Project Financial Control and Reporting
Unit 7: Exam
For more information on the topics covered within each unit, please see the detailed course guide link contained in the Additional Information area
Who is this course for?
- Construction professionals who want to learn about the key underpinning principles of quantity surveying
- Professionals thinking of moving into the quantity surveying profession
- Other professionals in the built environment who are looking to learn the fundamentals of quantity surveying