We've produced a suite of pathway guides to support our candidates through their Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) - the practical training and experience which, when combined with academic qualifications, leads to full RICS membership.
Find out more about qualifying as an RICS member through your chosen pathway by reading the relevant document in this section. These guides help to put individual competencies into the context of your surveying area and provide sector-specific guidance.
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18 Dec 2014
RICS members operating in this market are highly specialised and experienced in advising clients on the valuation, sale, purchase and management of antiques and fine arts.
Building control surveyors ensure that that building regulations and other legislation are followed in the design and construction stages of new and altered buildings.
Infrastructure is the basic physical and organisational structures needed for the operation of a society or enterprise, or the services and facilities necessary for an economy to function.
Chartered building surveyors are involved in all aspects of property and construction, from supervising large mixed-use developments to planning domestic extensions.
Commercial property surveyors have an interesting, challenging and ever-changing workload.
Environmental surveyors are specialists in all aspects of the management, monitoring and assessment of the environment in the context of real estate, land and construction.
Facilities management (FM) is the total management of all services that support the core business of an organisation.
Geomatics is the science and study of spatially related information focusing on the collection, interpretation/analysis and presentation of the natural, built, social and economic environments.
What is Hydrographic Surveying?
This is the science and study of spatially-related information focusing on the collection, interpretation/analysis and presentation of the natural, built, social and economic environments.
This pathway is for people who work in the following areas: environment, planning and development, minerals and waste management and rural practice
Extracting minerals and managing waste requires sensitive planning from the initial prospecting stage to the ultimate restoration and after-use of each site.
Management consultants provide independent, impartial advice in all areas of the business and real estate lifecycle. They mainly identify and implement business solutions to real estate problems.
The planning and development field is a specialist area, which impacts not only on the physical aspects of the built environment, but the social and environmental aspects as well.
Property investment takes many forms, ranging from the traditional, direct ownership and trading of tenanted land and buildings, to contemporary capital markets where property revenues are traded as securities or indeed derivatives.
Project managers occupy a central role in the development process, driving successful completion of projects.
Rural surveyors enable the rural economy and environment to thrive and flourish in a variety of ways by virtue of their experience and expertise across a very broad and diverse range of activities.
The Residential APC pathway covers residential property and housing management and development.
Taxation allowances surveyors combine the skills of quantity surveying with knowledge of construction and experience of legislation, accounting and investment.
Quantity surveyors are the cost managers of construction.
Business valuation is the act or process of determining the value of businesses or pieces of businesses, both public and private, as well as business assets, securities and certain intangibles.
The Valuation APC pathway covers property valuation, residential survey and valuation and machinery and business assets.
© RICS 2014
© RICS 2014