Quantity Surveying: Foundation

925.00 GBP

150.0 Hours Formal CPD

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.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply the practices and procedures of international quantity surveying
  • Demonstrate forms of construction for various property types
  • Evaluate the factors which affect the cost of a building
  • Undertake the quantification and costing of construction works
  • Differentiate between the types of procurement strategies
  • Apply cost planning methods to control the financial aspect of a project
  • Evaluate the sources of cost data relating to a construction
  • Identify the contractual requirements and procedures relevant construction finances
  • Report and forecast costs during the construction phase
  • Manage various aspects of a project, including change procedures and accounts
  • Identify general contractual provisions for a construction project
  • Apply the implication of Building Information Modeling to QS projects
  • Upcoming Dates

    Date Price Subscriptions Use Coins
    15 January 2020 - 10:00am
    Use 185 Coins.
    4 March 2020 - 10:00am
    Use 185 Coins.
    6 May 2020 - 10:00am
    Use 185 Coins.

    Course information

    Course Overview

    ‘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.

    Course Modules

    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


    Further Guidance

    +44 (0) 24 768 685 84

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 15 January 2020 - 10:00am

    Enrollment duration: 180 Days

    Languages: English

    Category: Construction

    Price: 925.00 GBP

    Member price: 735.00 GBP

    Detailed course guide

    Course Type: Distance Learning