You are involved in all aspects of property and construction from supervising large mixed-use developments to planning domestic extensions. This requires enhanced technical knowledge and enables you to work in niche areas including building conservation, insurance, rights to light, party wall matters and dilapidations.

To become a Chartered Member on the Building Surveying pathway, you will be assessed against four Core Competencies and four of the Optional Competencies.

Core Competencies (to Level 3)

  • Building pathology
  • Construction technology and environmental services
  • Contract administration
  • Design and specification
  • Inspection
  • Legal/regulatory compliance
  • Fire safety (to Level 1)

Optional Competencies: two to Level 2

  • BIM management
  • Commercial management
  • Client care (to level 3), or Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures or Health and safety (to Level 3) or Inclusive environments or Sustainability
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Contract practice
  • Design economics and cost planning
  • Development/project briefs
  • Fire safety
  • Housing maintenance, repair and improvements or Maintenance management
  • Insurance
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Measurement
  • Procurement and tendering
  • Project finance
  • Quantification and costing
  • Risk management
  • Works progress and quality management

Plus one to Level 2 from the full list of technical competencies, including any not already chosen from the optional list.

For further advice on the Building Surveying Pathway please register your details here and one of Building Surveying team will be in touch