What does a quantity surveyor do?
Quantity surveyors manage the costs and budget of a building project from outset to completion. You’ll ensure the costs of the project do not exceed the budget. You’ll need a good working knowledge of the construction industry and excellent numeracy skills.
What do I need to do to become a quantity surveyor?
To become a quantity surveyor, you’ll need to complete a degree or higher education course which is accredited by the Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
- Surveying degree
- Or Surveying HND
- A level maths
Where to find out more
Where could I be working?
You may be working indoors at a site office or outdoors at the construction site.