Quantity Surveying QS Training

Quantity Surveying

The  Quantity surveying course prepares students for middle and top management employment in the construction, property development, as well as financial institutions and government departments.SMEClabs offers the best training in quantity surveying by providing well-equipped Labs and Experienced faculties who have years of work experience in the respective fields.

The quantity surveyor is the cost and financial specialist of the construction industry. The work is varied, but mainly comprises the following:

  • Estimating the cost of and assisting with determining the feasibility of projects
  • Preparing documentation for competitive tendering
  • Tendering and negotiating for contracts
  • Managing and exercising financial control over contracts to ensure cash flow and the profitability of projects
  • Controlling and managing sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Finalizing financial aspects of contracts upon completion of projects

Good human relations, as well as the ability to think logically and report on situations in an orderly manner, are important, as the quantity surveyor needs to develop a close working relationship with the architect, client, engineer and other members of the professional team.

PG Diploma in QS

PG Diploma in QS

PG Diploma in QS

Quantity Surveying QS Training

Introduction – Importance of Quantity Surveying

  • Importance of quantity surveying in construction industry
  • Need for specializing an Advanced Course in Quantity Surveying
  • Worldwide opportunities

Role & Responsibilities of a Quantity surveyor

  • Job profile of a Quantity Surveyor
  • Documentation & Management
  • Technical, financial and legal
  • Knowledge

Familiarization of Building / Structural Drawings

  • Project drawings
  • Understanding professional drawings
  • Layout of standard drawings

Procedure of Estimating & Units

  • Types of Estimates
  • Main items of work with units & remarks
  • PWD schedule of rates

Detailed specifications of various items of works

  • Type and quality of every product required for the project.
  • Requirements for erection & installation and quality of workmanship
  • BOQ (Bill of Quantities)

Soft wares – AutoCAD 2D, 3D, QTO

  • Introduction to drawing soft wares – AutoCAD 2D, 3D
  • Introduction to estimation software – QTO (Quantity take off)

Project Work

  • Create sample building drawing on AutoCAD using 2D, 3D
  • Work out quantity of the drawing using software – QTO