Design Economics and Cost Planning Competency Masterclass

65.00 GBP

1.5 Hours Formal CPD

Design Economics and Cost Planning is a key competency for several APC pathways into.

Having the knowledge and skills within this subject is an essential part of a surveyor’s role but without the ability to demonstrate competence, candidates may risk referral.

Available Classes

Date Price Use Coins
10 March 2020 - 9:30am
Use 13 Coins

Course information

Look in detail at the competency description, identifying what assessors will expect when you come to demonstrate skills and knowledge in your assessments. Consider your summary of experience, case study and final assessment interview in their own right, identifying best practice methods for preparation and areas where problems commonly occur. 

With the chance to assess sample submissions you will gain the ability to identify your own skills gaps and necessary preparation to successfully manage APC assessments. The class will be very interactive and will allow you to ask questions and seek advice on your own experiences in this competency from the trainer as well as learn from other APC candidates and their experiences

Course Content

  • Definitions of Design and Specification Competency Masterclass
  • What do assessors look for?
  • How to best complete your summary for experience
  • Case study requirements and key issues 
  • Typical interview questions and response techniques
  • Types of experience for demonstrating competence
  • Top tips and common reasons for referral

Course Format

1.5 hours interactive web class 

Who should attend?

APC, ASOC and SPA candidates 


"Lots of good tips for the experience log and case study that may have otherwise been overlooked". 
Andrew Wilson

Learning outcomes

  • Complete written templates for the above competency with the correct level of detail, allowing assessors to prepare for the interview.
  • Include a Design and Specification Competency Masterclass key issue within your case study.
  • Identify how to best respond to assessors’ questions at each level.
  • Present relevant experience to support your answers.
  • Avoid the most common mistakes and pitfalls.
  • Presenter


    Tony Ward

    Additional information

    Next available start date: 10 March 2020 - 9:30am

    Presenter: Tony Ward

    Category: Getting Qualified

    Price: 65.00 GBP

    Member price: 55.00 GBP

    Course Type: Web Class