In collaboration with RICS professionals, we have recently reviewed our pathways to professional qualification, which define the knowledge, skills, experience and competence required to become a chartered surveyor. Competencies are a mix of technical and professional practice, business, interpersonal, and management skills, which can be applied to different areas of practice and geographical locations. To find out more about qualifying as an RICS professional through your chosen pathway please read the relevant pathway guide in this section. These guides help to put individual competencies into the context of your surveying area and provide sector-specific guidance.
Any candidates who enrolled on a pathway before 1 August 2018 can continue on the previous pathway frame work. All previous pathway guides and templates can be found here. For a more detailed explanation of what changes have been made please click here.
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Building control surveying gives its professionals the opportunity to work on a huge range of building types as part of a normal day.
Building surveying is one of the widest areas of surveying practice. Building surveyors are involved in all aspects of property and construction from supervising large mixed-use developments to planning domestic extensions.
The work of surveyors in this area covers all types of real estate used for business purposes. The principal sectors within commercial real estate are retail, office, industrial and leisure.
The work of Chartered Surveyors in the area of Corporate Real Estate (CRE) involves ensuring that the property requirements of an organisation are met as efficiently and effectively as possible.
Every chartered surveyor must consider the environmental factors within the parameters of their profession.
Facilities management (FM) is the total management of all services and built environment infrastructure 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.
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.
Infrastructure includes a wide range of sub-sectors and this pathway covers the global delivery of projects in this arena.
This pathway is for people who work in the following areas: environment, planning and development, minerals and waste management and rural practice
The Land and Resources pathway is designed to be applicable across a wide-ranging group of land and resource related sectors.
Management consultants provide independent, impartial advice in all areas of the business and real estate lifecycle. In the main they identify and implement business solutions to real estate problems.
Minerals are the raw materials needed to supply the construction and manufacturing industry and provide fuel for the world’s energy requirements.
The personal property / arts and antiques (PP/AA) market is diverse. At one end are the collections in museums and/or in other private/ public ownership, together with art and antiques owned by private individuals.
The planning and development pathway is a wide-ranging specialist area that is concerned with both the highly strategic policy issues as well as more operational aspects of land and real estate use and development.
Project managers occupy a central role in the development process driving successful completion of projects.
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.
Quantity surveyors are the cost managers of construction.
For the Research pathway, you must demonstrate competence in research that is applied to the delivery of solutions to a wide range of projects, employing a range of approaches and relating to a number of locations.
The Residential pathway covers residential property and housing management and development.
The countryside is ever evolving and professional advice on how emerging regulations and practices affect a client’s business plans has never been more valuable.
Taxation allowances surveyors combine the skills of a Quantity Surveyor with their knowledge of construction and experience of legislation, accounting and investment.
Valuation is a core skill of many RICS members and forms part of the professional services provided by RICS members.
Business valuation is a core skill of many valuers and forms part of the professional services provided by many RICS members.
© RICS 2018
© RICS 2018