A student is required to attend lectures diligently, but in addition it is expected of the students, to work at least 480 hours part-time in the offices of a registered quantity surveyor on tasks which meet the requirements for registration in terms of the Quantity Surveying Profession Act. It will be expected of students to keep a logbook on the prescribed template.
Also refer to G Regulations G.16 to G.29 and G.54.
For more information, please consult the Faculty webpage.
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After completing the honours programme the opportunities become far wider, and application can be made for registration as a professional quantity surveyor with the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession, after further assessment and furnishing of evidence, in compliance with the prescribed competencies. Employment opportunities in the building and construction sector, government departments, in the property sector, banks and manufacturing industry exist for such registered quantity surveyors. Most, however, work in the private sector where they become employees/ partners/ directors of quantity surveying practices, or open their own practices.
- SA – 31/01/2021
- Non-SA – 31/08/2020
- BSc (Quantity Surveying) degree or equivalent three-year BSc degree at NQF level 7 (or NQF level 6 for qualifications obtained before 2009) from an accredited institution.
Note: An equivalent qualification is regarded as one that the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession regards as acceptable for registration as a candidate quantity surveyor and for eventual registration as a professional quantity surveyor
Duration of study
1 year, full-time.
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Enquiries about the programme
Name: Daniel Hoffman
012 420 2551
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