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10 Anson Road, International Plaza #27-16

Singapore 079903


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Intensive, fast-track learning in fulfilling required competencies of becoming competent, qualified surveyor

Funding and Tax incentives available:

  • Eligibility for Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) funding capped at $630 per Singaporean/PR participant (regardless for SMEs or Non-SMEs).

  • Eligible participants may utilize the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme to enjoy 400% tax deductions/allowances. For more details, please visit

Programme Overview

By 2020 a prediction of 18 billion will be spent on construction projects across key developing markets, resulting in increasing need of Chartered Quantity Surveyors. Quantity Surveying in Practice is a specialised course designed to respond and prepare you as professional to this global demand in the surveying profession.

Whether you are professional who wish to gain practical training to understand the QS profession or an APC and Associate candidates looking to consolidate practical skills and knowledge required to be a competent, qualified Quantity Surveyor, this programme is developed for you. You can choose from the following tracks to join this programme based on your individual learning objectives.

Who is this for?

  • You wish to acquire practical knowledge and competencies defined for the QS profession through flexible learning options.

  • You are interested in APC but do not have sufficient experience and wants to understand the technical expertise and competencies required by RICS to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.

  • You want to deepen your technical knowledge and expertise meeting the competency requirements of the QS profession and seeking structured guidance and support of qualified assessors towards chartered membership status.

Programme structure

The course will be delivered in blended learning approach over six (6) months. Each technical module will be offered online where you can also network, learn with other delegates, and ask questions to your trainer/assessor through discussion forums. Each online module allows you to complete it within three (3) to four (4) weeks to follow by face to face session to be held once a month. The morning face to face session is to meet with your peer, trainer/assessor and review the online content and discuss on its practical application. Delegates will also have face to face session on the APC workshops.

Technical Modules (Online + face to face consolidation session) - 200 HRS CPD

  • TM1: Introduction to the Quantity Surveying in practice
  • TM2: Construction technology and environmental services

  • TM3: Procurement and tendering

  • TM4: Design economics, cost planning and commercial management of construction

  • TM5: Quantification and costing of construction works

  • TM6: Contract practiceTM7:Project financial control and reporting

APC Membership Modules (Face to face APC workshops) - 100 HRS CPD

  • APC1: Introduction to APC process, writing summary of experience and case study
  • APC2: Mandatory competencies workshops

  • APC3: APC competencies workshops

  • APC4: Conduct Rules, Ethics, and Professional Practice

  • APC5: Preparing for Final Assessment and interview

Learning outcomes

Technical Modules

Upon reaching the end of the course, delegates have gained the required knowledge to be able to:

  • Evaluate forms of construction for various property types.

  • Assess the practices and procedures of international quantity surveying.

  • Compare and contrast procurement strategies.

  • Identify the contractual requirements and procedures relevant to construction finances.

  • Evaluate the factors which affect the cost of a building.

  • Evaluate the sources of cost data relating to construction.

  • Assess cost planning methods to control the financial aspect of a project.

  • Illustrate the quantification and costing of construction work.

  • Assess contract practices and administration processes.

  • Evaluate and forecast cost during the construction of a project.

  • Manage various aspects of a project including change procedures and accounts.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the core competencies of the Quantity Surveying APC pathway in thesummaries of experience.

  • Prepare case study and presentation for submission.

  • Sit on final assessment interview with preparedness and confidence.

End of Course Assessment

Your progress in the technical module content will be supported through your training programme by dedicated course trainer/assessors. You will then be assessed through online final examination. The examination will take place within a one month window period towards the end of the programme.

Upon successful completion of the modules, you would have completed 300 CPD hours study. You will receive a certificate of course completion confirming you have successfully attended and passed the Course in Quantity Surveying Practice.

Who Should Attend?

  • QS APC and Associate Candidates who want to accelerate their progress.

  • Surveyors from other backgrounds who wish to become chartered QS members.

  • Other professionals in the built environment who want to have an in-depth technical knowledge in Quantity Surveying profession. (e.g. Architects, Engineers, and Construction Project Managers, etc.)

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