Quantity Surveying in Practice
150 Hours Formal CPDBook Now
Quantity surveying practice is concerned with the provision of building costings and financial management. Develop your skills in the key techniques of tendering, estimating and pricing, and of construction contracts and their financial provisions.
Professional quantity surveyors help shape the world we live in by providing expert advice on costs of construction projects around the globe. Whether a small residential property or iconic new stadium, the practical application of key techniques can ensure the smooth running of any project and provide value for money.
Demonstrate your ability to put knowledge into practice and progress your career with our course on applying core techniques to construction projects. You will receive dedicated instruction on how to analyse complex construction technology, lead on partnerships and collaboration, conduct lifecycle costing and planning, manage cash flows, evaluate contract forms, and administer contractual procedures and issues.
By the end of the course, you will be confident in your ability to meet the requirements of being a practicing QS and to demonstrate these skills on a variety of projects. Moreover, each module is one of the core competencies of the quantity surveying and construction pathway, so completing this course will strengthen and enhance your ability to become an RICS Professional.
Module 1: Introduction to the quantity surveying course
Module 2: Construction technology and environmental services for domestic and more complex buildings
Module 3: Procurement and tendering
Module 4: Design economics and cost planning
Module 5: Quantification and costing of construction works
Module 6: Construction law and standard forms of contract
Module 7: Project financial control and reporting
Module 8: Course revision and consolidation
For more information on the topics covered within each module, please see the detailed course guide link contained in the Additional Information area
Who is this course for?
- Quantity Surveying BSc/MSc graduates and Assistant/Graduate Quantity Surveyors
- APC and Assoc. candidates
- Building technicians, Quantity Surveyors, Property Valuers and Civil Engineers with a minimum of 3 years' professional experience.