APC Acceleration Course for Building Surveying [JUN 2020]

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RICS Hong Kong office

Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre

183 Queen's Road East

Wanchai, HKI

Hong Kong

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Delivered over four months, this fast-track course will teach you the technical aspects and core principles of building surveying.

About this Event

Duration:  5 months

Venue: Room 3707, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Delegate fees

RICS member    $15,000 (early bird rate: $13,000)

Non RICS member      $19,000 (early bird rate: $16,000)

CPD hour: 200 hours

Format: Blended learning programme  

 Language: English (online modules) + Cantonese/ English (face-to-face sessions)         

Course summary & schedule

Building surveying is one of the largest areas of surveying practice, and covers a wide range of professional roles.

Through this interactive programme, we will teach you the technical aspects and core principles of building surveying, as well as equipping you with knowledge of the techniques used in the industry.

This course is made up of the following 8 technical units covering the practices and principles of building surveying:

Day 1 - Friday, 19 June 2020

Module 1 – Introduction to Building Surveying

Module 2 – Construction technology and environmental services

Day 2 - Friday, 09 October 2020

Module 3 – Design and specification

Module 4 – Inspection

Day 3 - Friday, 23 October 2020

Module 5 – Building Pathology

Module 6 – Contract administration

Day 4 - Friday, 06 November 2020

Module 7 – Legal/regulatory compliance and property management

Day 5 - Friday, 20 November 2020

Module 8 – Review & Prepare for APC

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for:• BS APC candidates who want to fast-track their progress. • Surveyors from other backgrounds who wish to become chartered as BS members.• Other professionals in the built environment (e.g. Architects, Engineers and Construction Project Managers) who want to become chartered building surveying, by taking the APC pathway to become members of the RICS.

Course structure

Delivered over 4 months, this course outlines the practices and core principles of building surveying in 8 modules. Each module covers a competency required by the profession and using a blended style of online study. Through a mixture of learning content and interactive sessions, delegates will gain a thorough grounding of the required skills.

 

Each module is composed of the following, to support and enhance the learners’ needs in gaining knowledge throughout the course programme.

  • E-learning sessions

  • Reading Material

  • Live web classes

  • Case Studies

  • Online forum

  • End of module quizzes

  • Online Examination

 

E-learning sessions

The online technical e-learning sessions provide you with a detailed overview of the principles and methodologies covered within each module. These are created by highly experienced trainers to give the core competencies of Building Surveying practice.

Reading Material

Further your study and understanding of the methodologies with the directed reading material. Sourced from textbooks and articles, these readings support your development throughout the course programme

Live web classes

The face to face classes consolidate your learning from the modules. Here you will have a chance to meet the course tutor and to ask any questions directly. All web classes are recorded so you can look back on them later.

Case Studies

Technical case studies provide you with examples of practice, within these case studies you will be able to practice the theory taught within the module. Your responses will be shared within the online forums.

Online forum

Each module has a dedicated forum to provide you with constant access to your tutor and a shared learning area with fellow delegates. Creating a dedicated learning environment, you will be able to partake in topic discussion and share you learning with lots of other people from all over the world.

End of module quizzes

At the end of each module is a short quiz, to check your understanding of the content and to help track your progress.

Speaker

Mr PF Chan, BSc, MPM, MRICS, MHKIS (BS,PFM), MCIOB, MHKIE, FHKICM, BEAM Pro, RPS(BS), RPE(BUD), AP(S), RI(S)

Mr PF Chan is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 30 years post-qualification experience in building surveying practice with regard to the control, development, maintenance and management of various kinds of properties embracing the core competences of the RICS building surveying pathway. He has been the RICS APC assessor/chairperson since 2005. He also serves as assessor / council member of other local professional institutions in building surveying and construction management respectively.  

For further enquiries, please contact Mr Peter Au at  tel: 852 2116 9719 / email: pau@rics.org.

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183 Queen's Road East

Wanchai, HKI

Hong Kong

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