Quantity surveying is the science or profession concerned with:
economics and econometrics
financial, resource and contractual administration
quantification of material and labour projects for all types of building, construction and industrial projects.
Surveyors also prepare cost estimates and plans, audit projects, manage construction costs and administer construction contracts for all levels and types of construction.
There no licencing requirements for quantity surveyors in Queensland, however, employers may require applicants to be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveying.
Steps to skills recognition
For land/cadastral/licensed surveyors there is a legal requirement in Queensland to obtain an endorsed certificate from the Surveyors Board of Queensland in order to practise. See contact details below.
Skills recognition unit of the Department of Education, Training and Employment, (DETE) can undertake an academic assessment of overseas trained Surveyors.
The myfuture website provides up-to-date information about surveying, including a general description, duties and tasks, salary ranges, education requirements, courses and related professions.
Organisations to contact
Skills recognition unit
Department of Education, Training and Employment (DETE)
Brisbane North Region
Telephone: 1300 369 935