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      Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Surveying

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      Typology BTEC
      Methodology Distance Learning
      Location Whitehaven
      Class hours 180h
      • BTEC
      • Distance Learning
      • Whitehaven
      • 180h
      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

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      Government funding available

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      Where and when
      Starts Location
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      Whitehaven
      69 Lowther Street First Floor, ca287ad, Cumbria, England
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      Starts On request
      Location
      Whitehaven
      69 Lowther Street First Floor, ca287ad, Cumbria, England
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      To take into account

      · Requirements

      GCSE grade C or above

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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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