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HOW DOES ONE BECOME A QUANTITY SURVEYOR?

There are numerous routes to qualification as a registered quantity surveyor or quantity surveying technologist. Click here to download a table (in PDF format) that explains the options available at present. Starting on 1 January 2013, new routes to qualification as a registered quantity surveyor will apply and this is explained more fully at the bottom of this page.

Click below in the file library to download a table (in PDF format) that the explains the options that will be available from then on. After obtaining a degree or other relevant qualification candidate quantity surveyors are required to do at least 33 months of in service training and, depending on their qualification, pass the council exams in order to prove their professional competence before they are allowed to register. The guide and rules to the assessment of professional competence are available here. Registered quantity surveyors may use the suffix PrQS behind their names.

INTRODUCTION OF SACQSP PROFESSIONAL SKILLS MODULES TO REPLACE THE CURRENT COUNCIL EXAMINATIONS PARTS 1 AND 2

Starting on 1 January 2013, all NEW Candidates who apply for registration - on or after 1 January 2013 - in terms of the Quantity Surveying Profession Act 2000 (Act No 49 of 2000) will be admitted to Interviews for Assessment of their Professional Competence only if they produce certificates to prove that they have successfully completed all the prescribed SACQSP Professional Skills Modules during their post-qualification terms as employed, supervised, mentored, Candidates.

Please download from the document file library to read more about this development

RECOGNITION FOR YEARS IN TRAINING 

In the file library below is a document that explains the credit that the SACQSP grants for "years in training” as a student or candidate quantity surveyor. A Masters or Doctoral degree may shorten the time for "in training”.

WHAT IS A QUANTITY SURVEYOR?  Download the document in the file library below

HOW DO I REGISTER WITH THE SACQSP?

Application can be completed online on this website, from our home page, or forms are available for download below in the file library

Universities and University of Technology offering quantity surveying programs are listed here. If at anytime, you have a question related to registration don't hesitate to call us at +27 11-312 2560/1 or email us at admin@sacqsp.co.za

 

Draft Specified Tier of Registration (for Comment)

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Draft Rule - New Tier of Registration (Rev 1) PDF (899.84 KB) Administration 2015-05-22
Summary New Tier Registration PDF (467.9 KB) Administration 2015-05-21

Registration and Application forms

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Registration Policy - Revised 30 March 2015 PDF (865.17 KB) Administration 2015-04-08
2014 Registration Policy PDF (869.75 KB) Administration 2014-11-04
QS Diary Tutorial Rev 1 PDF (523.29 KB) Administration 2015-05-21
2014 - Employer Letter of Undertaking PDF (214.26 KB) Administration 2014-02-18
SACQSP_Annual_fees_2015_2016 PDF (30.91 KB) Administration 2015-03-25
SACQSP_-_Re-application_for_Membership_Form PDF (112.33 KB) Administration 2014-02-14
PSM_Policy PDF (509.36 KB) Administration 2014-02-14
PSM Policy 2015 (Revised 30 March 2015) PDF (543.18 KB) Administration 2015-04-09
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