Advanced Quantity Surveying Practice and Contracts Management (AQS & CM)

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AQS & CM is an experience-sharing programme aimed to build Quantity Surveyors’ professional experience from the basic level to the esteemed level. This programme is suitable for fresh graduates, junior QS, intermediate level QS & RICS APC candidates. This programme will cover most aspects of Quantity Surveying including pre-contract management and post-contract management.

Duration – 4 Months.

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Employer Referral Support

Unlock Better Opportunities and Salary Hikes

To grow faster in your Professional Life

To gain best professional practice

To succeed a Professional Interview

To achieve the Professional Memberships

Foundation for RICS APC

Gain required CPD hours for RICS APC

Learning Outcomes

Pre Contract Management

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Introduction to Principle of Measurement
  • Types of Contract
    • Lump Sum Contract
    • Measure & Value Contract
    • Cost reimbursement Contract
  • Form of Contract
    • Element of Contract
    • Standard form of Contract
    • Advantage of Standard form of Contract
    • Why amend Standard form of Contract
    • How to choose suitable Standard form of Contract – Case Study
  • Procurement Routes
    • Criteria for consideration to choose suitable procurement route
    • Type of Procurement Route
  • Tendering
    • Purpose of Tender
    • Types of Tender and Tendering Procedure
    • How to select suitable type of tender for a Project – Case Study
    • Reasons for robust tendering strategies
    • Preparing Tender documents
    • Tender Floating
    • Collecting Tender Documents
    • Tender Receipt and Tender Evaluation
    • Tender Negotiation
    • Tender Report
    • Prepare Contract Documents and Award of the Contract
    • Tendering – Make it Success / Pre-contract Conflict Avoidance
    • E-Tendering
  • Contract Award

Post Contract Management

  • Payments
    • Types of Payments
    • Interim Payment Application
      • Value of the Works executed
      • Changes in legislation and changes in cost
      • Deduction/Release of Retention
        • Retention Bond
      • Advance payment and repayments
        • Advanced Payment Guarantee
        • Issuance of Advance Payment Certificate
        • Repayment of Advance Payment
      • Plant and Materials
        • Material On-site
        • Material Off-site
    • Interim Payment Certification
      • Issue of Interim Payment Certificate
      • Holding the Contractor’s Payment
      • Deal with Delay Payments
    • Statement at Completion
    • Final Account
      • Discharge Letter
      • Issue of Final Payment Certificate
    • Performance Bond
    • Defect Notification Period Vs Maintenance Period
  • Variations
    • Identifying Variations
    • Change Control Management
    • Contractual Entitlement of the Variation
    • Notifying Variation
    • Checking Validity of Variations
    • Value Engineering
    • Provisional Sum

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