One of the most prestigious institutions offering chartership for Quantity Surveyors is RICS. We’re going to breakdown the competency requirements for the Quantity Surveyor pathway.
Your RICS submission will consist of 3 main elements: Your CPD log, your competencies & your case study. We’re looking into the competencies & specifically the Quantity Surveying pathway.
Competencies are broken down into 3 sections: Mandatory, Core & Optional. And within these section the individual competencies are allocated different levels, 1 2 & 3.
For level 1 you must provide a statement of learning – how you gained the knowledge and understanding. This should link to any relevant CPD in your CPD record.
For level 2 you must provide a statement of the range of experience you have achieved and include real-life project/process examples.
For level 3 you must provide a detailed statement of advice given and include real-life project/process examples where you have personally given advice.
Level 03 – Ethics, rules of conduct and professionalism
Level 02 – Communication and negotiation
Level 02 – Client care
Level 02 – Health and safety
Level 01 – Conflict avoidance, management, and dispute resolution procedures
Level 01 – Accounting principles and procedures
Level 01 – Business planning
Level 01 – Diversity, Inclusion and teamworking
Level 01 – Inclusive environments
Level 01 – Data management
Level 01 – Sustainability
Level 03 – Project Finance
Level 03 – Commercial management
Level 03 – Quantification and costing
Level 03 – Contract practice
Level 03 – Construction technology and environmental services
Level 03 – Procurement & tendering
Level 02 – Contract administration
Level 02 – Risk Management
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