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How do I become a quantity surveyor without a degree?
Last Updated: 29th April, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, how many years does it take to become a quantity surveyor?
Unlike other careers such as Architecture (7+years), it does not take long to train tobecome a QS; one year or two years part-time toobtain a PGDip if you already have a degree, plus another coupleyears to become Chartered.
what can you do with a degree in Quantity Surveying? Jobs where your degree would be useful include:Building control surveyor.
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
- Architectural technologist.
- Building surveyor.
- Commercial/residential surveyor.
- Construction manager.
- Planning and development surveyor.
- Project manager.
- Quantity surveyor.
- Site engineer.
Subsequently, question is, what do you need to study to become a quantity surveyor?
An accredited degree, diploma or professionalqualification is needed in order to enter the field of quantitysurveying. Relevant subjects include surveying,construction, civil engineering and structuralengineering.
How do I start a career in Quantity Surveying?
You could also start work as a junior or traineequantity surveyor, a surveying technician orsurveying assistant, then study to become a quantitysurveyor. You could also get into this job with anapprenticeship. You'll need to be a member of RICS (MRICS) tobecome a fully qualified chartered surveyor.