Quantity Surveyors have a key role to play in any building project. They oversee everything from the early designs to the final completion of the project, above all they are concerned with doing the best possible job at the best possible price. Quantity Surveyors will mostly work in private practices, for local authority or for a contractor.
A degree in quantity surveying which is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Graduates with other degrees could take a postgraduate conversion course.
- A good knowledge of construction methods and materials
- Excellent IT and maths skills
- Excellent communication and negotiating skills
- A clear understanding of building regulations
£18,000 to £25,000