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Quantity Surveying: Foundation

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

£835 PER COURSE

What will I learn?

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 final 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.

With free access to our industry-leading online library – iSurv – included in the course, you will be able to access a wealth of information to support your learning.

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

What do I need to know?

None

Course info

Qualification

Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award (this must include an assessed element)

Study Hours

Variable - to suit the learner

Study mode

Online

Price

£835

Total time for completion

6 months

Who runs this course?

THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SURVEYORS

THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SURVEYORS

World's leading professional body for qualifications in land, property and construction RICS is professional, independent organisation with more than 118,000 qualified members and over 50,000 students and trainees in over 140 countries, established in the UK by Royal Charter. It is committed to setting and upholding the highest standards of excellence and integrity – providing impartial, authoritative advice affecting business and society. “RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, property and construction. Our cutting edge training promises the consistent delivery of standards and brings confidence to the markets you serve.” Pierpaolo

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