Quantity Surveying

automotiveTimings : Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Duration : 10 Weeks
Fee : QAR 500.00
Uniform : QAR 30.00

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COURSE OBJECTIVE

At the end of the course, the students will be able to:

Quantity Surveying Course (Project Estimation) is a critical part o project planning, involving a quantitative estimate of project costs, resources or duration. One of the goals is to bring it in without exceeding your budget.

3 Types of Estimation:

  1. Preliminary Or Approximate Or Rough Estimation
  2. Detailed Estimates
  3. Quantity Estimates or Quantity Surveyor

COURSE OUTLINE
WEEK 1
    • Checking of registration forms.
    • Completion of student’s list
    • Orientation
    • Student’s Handbook
    • Introduction of the course
    • Installation of software.
WEEK 2
    • Completion of student’s list for late enrollees
    • Types of Documents (Mostly Contracts)
    • Familiarization for Tender Documents.
    • How to determine the Value of the Project.
    1. Understand the information required to produce a tender
    2. Be able to apply the principles and techniques of estimating
    3. Be able to formulate estimates for construction operations
    4. Understand tendering procedures and contractual arrangements.
WEEK 3
    • The need for a standard method of measurement (SMM) for measurement of building work.
    • Types/classification of measurement rules in SMM.
    • Why CESMM3 used for Civil Engineering works instead of SMM7
WEEK 4
    1. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of tender estimating process Formal tender documents
    2. Bill of quantities
    3. Drawings
    4. Form of tender
WEEK 5

The importance of establishing accurate rates for labour, materials and plant, before pricing the bill of quantities, has reduced because programs allow the estimator to change unit rates for resources at any stage of the tender period.

To understand Labour rates, Plant rates and Material rates

WEEK 6

Types of Contracts

There are three basic types of contract. Which are as follows:

      1. Lump sum contracts
      2. Measurement and Value Contracts / Re‐measurable Contracts
      3. Cost reimbursement Contracts
WEEK 7

The objective of this module is to introduce you to  Budgeting Concepts and Definitions.

WEEK 8

Understanding Variation Orders

A variation (sometimes referred to as a variation instruction, variation order or change order) is an alteration to the scope of works in a construction contract in the form of an addition, substitution or omission from the original scope of works.

WEEK 9

Understanding Extension of Time (EOT)

Extension of Time (EOT) is a delay which could not be reasonably foreseen at the time of contract signing. The granting of an Extension of Time relieves the contractor from liability of damages such as Liquidated Damages from the original date of contract completion for the period of the claim.

WEEK 10

Understanding Progress Billing 

It shows the original contract amount, changes made to that total amount, the total balance already paid, the percentage of work completed, the amount currently due, and the total amount outstanding for the project.

 

GOAL & TARGETS

Fast, Accurate Techniques for Estimating Construction Costs

In order to quickly produce accurate construction estimates, you need to develop a unit-cost method for estimating your construction projects

IMPORTANT POINTS

5 Successful Methods of Quantity Surveyor (Estimator)

1. Expert judgment

2. Comparative or analogous estimation

2. Comparative or analogous estimation

4. Bottom-up

5. Parametric model estimating

Goodluck and you can proceed the Advance Level

 

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