Quantity Surveying: Foundation
150 Hours Formal CPDShow Dates
Quantity Surveyors around the world lead on costing new buildings or developments supplied by architects and engineers. Take the first steps towards a career as a quantity surveyor with our 6 month foundation course.
When you’re starting out in Quantity Surveying, it’s so important to build up vital core knowledge that you can apply to your work on construction projects. This means building up a fundamental grounding in the areas of construction technology, procurement, design economics, cost of construction works, financial management, and commercial management.
To assist you in gaining the key skills of a quantity surveyor, we have developed a foundation programme on the underpinning principles of this profession. This includes expert instruction on the fundamentals of cost evaluation, procurement types, contract provisions, cost planning, change management, and project final control methods.
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.
Module 1 – Introduction to foundation quantity surveying
Module 2 – Construction technology and environmental services
Module 3 – Procurement and tendering
Module 4 – Design economics and cost planning
Module 5 – Quantification and costing of construction works
Module 6 – Contract Practice and Contract administration
Module 7 – Project Financial Control and Reporting
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