How do Quantity Surveyors get work experience?

There are three popular ways to do this:

  1. Get accepted on a company’s graduate training scheme.
  2. Study full-time at a RICS-accredited university.
  3. Take a distance learning postgraduate conversion course (if you’re already working in engineering)

Are quantity surveyors in demand UK?

Quantity Surveyors in the UK have been in high demand and short supply for some time now and salaries have risen over recent years to reflect this. Whilst salaries have generally risen, the largest increases (by %) can be seen in the Assistant to intermediate level roles compared to more senior roles.

Do Quantity Surveyors get bonuses?

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How much does a quantity surveyor make in London?

Quantity Surveyor. Location: North West London. Business Area: Commercial. Contract: Permanent, full time. Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 (depending on experience. Key Responsibilities. We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to manage all commercial and … more

What can I do with a quantity surveying placement?

We’re currently offering the opportunity for undergraduate placement students to gain valuable experience and develop a number of key skills that will help you to pursue a career in quantity surveying. You’ll join our commercial team, managing all costs relating to construction projects.

How long does it take to get a quantity surveyor apprenticeship?

Quantity surveying degree apprenticeships are available via a range of employers. They usually take five years to complete. You will typically spend those five years working four days a week and spending one day a week studying in a partner university. You’ll get a salary during that time, because an apprenticeship is all about paid training.

Why is volunteering good for a quantity surveyor?

Volunteering always looks good on a quantity surveyor’s CV. You’re picking up valuable life and work skills that fit into any job environment, regardless of what volunteering you do.