The quantity surveying profession deals with the measurement of construction works, calculation of cost, and the financial management of construction projects.
Therefore to be a good quantity surveyor, one must have a clear understanding of construction works and the financial management thereof.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR QUANTITY SURVEYORS
Opportunities abound in both the Private Sectors and Public Sectors for aspiring Quantity Surveyors.
A graduate Quantity Surveyor as well as a professionally qualified Quantity Surveyor can work in the following organizations among others:
- Quantity Surveying Practices
- Construction Companies
- Insurance Companies
- Manufacturing Sector for Building Components and Materials, etc.
(NOTE that only professionally qualified Quantity Surveyors can set up a Qauntity Surveying practice)
Project Division of all Government or Parastatal bodies