Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Surveying

UK Open Learning

£535
VAT inc.
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Important information

  • BTEC
  • Distance Learning
  • Whitehaven
  • 180 hours of study
Description

The Advanced Certificate in Surveying is designed to teach you, in an easy-to-understand way, the responsibilities and skills required as a building or quantity surveyor. You will become familiar with equipment used in quantity surveying as well as the terminology and mathematics involved.
Suitable for: Anyone wish to become a surveyor in the building industry

Important information

Requirements: GCSE grade C or above

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Surveying

Government funding available

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Whitehaven
69 Lowther Street First Floor, ca287ad, Cumbria, England
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Course programme

What will I learn on the BTEC Advanced Certificate?

The Advanced Certificate in Surveying is designed to teach you, in an easy-to-understand way, the responsibilities and skills required as a building or quantity surveyor. You will become familiar with equipment used in quantity surveying as well as the terminology and mathematics involved. You will learn a wide variety of topics including:

    Health, Safety and Welfare in the Construction Industry and responsibilities involved
    Measuring, Tendering and Estimating Processes
    Basic Mensuration techniques
    Surveying Processes and the mathematics involved
    Building Surveying – role of the building surveyor

How is the course structured?
The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Advanced Certificate Surveying from UK Open Learning is divided into 3 comprehensive Units:

Health and Safety
· Understand the general and specific responsibilities both of employers and employees under current health, safety and welfare legislation.
· Be able to identify workplace hazards, persons who may be affected by such hazards, and the potential consequences of accidents.
· Know how to use risk assessments in appropriate formats.
· Be able to use workplace health and safety policies to recommend control measures, reduce risk and meet legal requirements.
· Understand own role in accident recording and reporting procedures.

Measuring, Estimating and Tendering Processes in Construction and the Built Environment.
· Be able to record dimensions and descriptions of construction work in a methodical way and process these into final quantities for varying purposes, eg bills of quantities, variations, final account, interim payments, claims, etc.
· Understand the purpose of estimating and the common techniques used to price construction work.
· Be able to calculate all-in costs of materials, labour and plant, together with unit rates, for a variety of construction work.
· Be able to derive approximate quantities and costs to determine the approximate value of building projects at varying pre-contract development design stages and to understand the limitations on the accuracy that might be achieved.
· Understand the purpose of tendering, the common techniques used and the relevant documentationand explain the factors that can affect the level of tenders.

Building Surveying in Construction
· Be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the role of the building surveyor, interaction with other professionals and the professional qualifications required.
· Understand the reasons for, and the processes involved, in surveying buildings.
· Be able to carry out simple building surveys, including, measured,dilapidation and condition, for low-rise domestic and commercial buildings
· Be able to produce a survey report and schedule of maintenance and repair and distinguish between planned and unplanned maintenance for low-rise domestic and commercial buildings

Additional information

Support: Pay in instalments.

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