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RICS Property Measurement (including IPMS)

RICS property measurement, 2nd edition, the global professional statement regulating property measurement is effective from 1st May 2018 and is mandatory for all RICS professionals. Learn how to measure in line with the professional statement which incorporates the IPMS.

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Course Duration:
90 days from enrolment
2.5 hours formal CPD

Course overview

The RICS Code of measuring practice no longer applies to office or residential measurements. Instead, members measuring these types of properties should follow the RICS property measurement, 2nd edition, professional statement, which advises on how to measure in line with International Property Measurement Standards.

This course will familiarize you with the key elements of the professional statement, the mandatory requirements, and address the context for the adoption of the international standards. You can also purchase the additional modules which cover the use of IPMS: Office Buildings and IPMS: Residential Buildings as applied in the professional statement.

The Code of measuring practice, now globally applicable, continues to provide guidance and is still considered as best practice for measuring all other property types. As such, RICS strongly advises members to continue using the Code.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for Valuers, Property Managers, Property Developers, Estate Agents, Quantity Surveyors, Cost Engineers, Cost Managers, Architects, Facilities Managers, Accountants and Property Investors.


This video e-learning course covers the following topics:
In order to receive your certificate of completion, you must complete Part 1, your choice of Part 2 and the final exam.

  • Part 1: Changes to Measurement Practice
  • Part 2: IPMS Office Buildings
  • Part 2: IPMS Residential Buildings

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the class, you will be able to:

  • Understand the mandatory and non-mandatory elements of the global professional statement
  • Gain familiarity with the principles and methods of RICS measurement
  • Recognize the need for international measurement standards
  • Gain practical knowledge of the international standards relevant to you, and how to apply them

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  • RICS professionals $100
  • Non-RICS professionals $125
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