Quantity Surveying for Contractors

Quantity Surveying for Contractors Training
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This is a modular course designed to cover a wide spectrum of quantity surveying topics of relevance to both building and civil engineering contractors. Topics covered include:

  • measurement of construction work
  • procurement methods, estimating, tendering and contract documentation
  • valuations, interim payments and final accounts
  • contractual entitlement and claims
  • cost-value reconciliation.

The emphasis is on a practical ‘hands-on’ approach to the subject matter and delegates will be working on case study materials designed to hone work-based skills and understanding.

The modules will also be of interest to all main contractor and subcontractor personnel involved with the measurement and valuation of construction work, the placing and management of contracts and subcontracts and the financial control of projects from tender to final account.

These modules may be taken as ‘stand-alone’ courses or combined to create courses of up to 5 days duration as these will run consecutively.

  • Measurement: Module One – 1 day course
  • Quantity Surveying Essentials: Module Two-Four – 3 day course
  • Cost-value Reconciliation: Module Five – 1 day course

Following successful completion of all five ‘core’ modules, delegates will possess the requisite knowledge, understanding, core skills and confidence necessary to perform the functions of a contractor’s site quantity surveyor.

Options

There will be 6 individual optional courses available on request. It is our intention to advertise dates throughout the year responding to demands for this training. Please call for latest information & register your interest.

Standard methods of measurement: Options One-Three – 1 day courses (on demand)

These options build on Core Module One and provide an in-depth study of the standard methods of measurement commonly encountered in construction. The structure, general rules and detailed measurement rules are explained and delegates will have ample opportunity to apply their learning to case study materials specifically chosen to complement each standard method of measurement

  • CESSM4
  • Measurement for Building Works NRM2
  • Method of Measurement for Highway Works (MMHW)

Forms of contract: Options Four-Six – 1 day courses (on demand)

These options build on Core Modules Two-Four and provide an in-depth study of standard conditions of contract commonly encountered in construction. The structure and individual clauses of the contract relevant to the work of the contractor’s quantity surveyor are explained and delegates will have ample opportunity to apply their learning to case study materials specifically chosen to complement each form of contract

  • NEC3
  • JCT contracts
  • ICC contracts

In-house bespoke courses

We offer a flexible approach to build courses around company operations and requirements. A menu of core & optional modules are available to use as a guide.

For a comprehensive breakdown of modules click here.

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