Skip to content
Training Courses

APC Acceleration Course for Building Surveying

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

Fri 21 Dec 2018 - Thu 4 Apr 2019
09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
RICS office, Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
200 hours CPD

Early bird discount available until 23 November 2018



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 eight technical units covering the practices and principles of building surveying.

This course is suitable for:

  • Building surveying APC candidates who want to fast-track their progress.
  • Surveyors from other backgrounds who wish to become chartered as building surveying professionals.
  • Other professionals in the built environment (eg architects, engineers etc).

Technical units:

Day one: Friday 21 December 2018

  • Module one: Introduction to building surveying
  • Module two: Construction technology and environmental services

Day two: Thursday 10 January 2019

  • Module three: Design and specification
  • Module four: Inspection

Day three: Saturday 16 February 2019

  • Module five: Building pathology
  • Module six: Contract administration

Day four: Friday 15 March 2019

  • Module seven: Legal/regulatory compliance and property management

Day five: Thursday 4 April 2019

  • Module eight: Review and prepare for your Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)

Course structure

Each module comprises the following learning formats to support course participants:

E-learning sessions

Online 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 quantity surveying practice.

Reading materials

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

Face-to-face sessions

Face-to-face sessions consolidate your learning from the modules; you will have a chance to meet the course tutor and to ask any questions directly.

Technical 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, and your responses will be shared within the online forums.

Online forum

Each module has a dedicated online 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 discussions and share your learning with people from all over the world.

End-of-module quizzes

End-of-module quizzes are designed to check your understanding of the content and help track your progress.


  • RICS professionals HK$15000
  • Non-RICS professionals HK$19000
  • Visa

  • Mastercard