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.

PRIVATE SECTOR

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
  • Developers
  • Banks
  • Insurance Companies
  • Manufacturing Sector for Building Components and Materials, etc.

(NOTE that only professionally qualified Quantity Surveyors can set up a Qauntity Surveying practice)

PUBLIC SECTOR

Project Division of all Government or Parastatal bodies