Programme offered since 2019: Postgraduate Diploma in Construction: Quantity Surveying
The Postgraduate Diploma in Construction: Quantity Surveying is a specialisation programme for professionals in the Built Environment, who would like to further their career. The programme is a 1-year undertaking. The minimum entry requirement for this qualification is an appropriate Advance Diploma or Bachelor degree at NQF level 7, with sufficient exposure to quantity surveying as principle study discipline.
The process of professional development towards qualifying as a Professional Quantity Surveyor starts with the attainment of an advanced qualification that focuses on the practice of quantity surveying. The Postgraduate Diploma in Construction in Quantity Surveying offers such a qualification. After graduation a programme of training, further study and knowledge development with relevant work experience can be followed to attain the competencies for registration as a full Professional Quantity Surveyor, if desired. Professional registration is not mandatory, though for industry participation, the graduate learner can advance to the highest levels in industry in practicing quantity surveying after gaining the necessary work experience.
Career opportunities for graduates of the programme exist in built environment. These include building construction, building maintenance, building restoration and asset management. Graduates may become part of a design or development team, be self-employed or act as consultants to the construction industry. Graduates may choose careers across a range of sectors, including:
- Quantity surveying consultancies.
- Construction and specialist trade companies.
- Design and build companies.
- Buildings renovation and restoration companies.
- Property developers and consortia.
- Local authorities and regulatory bodies.
For more information on the programme visit, Postgraduate Diploma in Construction: Quantity Surveying
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