Executive College Students Attend Talk On Quantity Surveying

29 September 2018, KUCHING: Executive College’s Diploma in Quantity Surveying students here attended a talk given by a committee member of Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM) Chua Siow Leng recently.

Chua who talked on Quantity Surveying (QS) education and university accreditation also shared his professional experiences in construction industry in Malaysia, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi while being actively involved in education and professional activities with different QS professional bodies.

He also talked about the roles of BQSM & Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) in accreditation of QS academic programmes, routes to becoming a professional quantity surveyor, required skills and challenges.

Graduates who wish to become professional quantity surveyors have to complete an accredited degree in Quantity Surveying and register with BQSM as provisional quantity surveyors.

Fresh graduates who fail to register with BQSM cannot call themselves quantity surveyors or provide QS services, as doing so shall is punishable by fine or imprisonment.

The college’s Diploma in Quantity Surveying is a three year programme which is accredited and recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education and Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

The programme prepares students for work with construction firms and advise on construction cost, financial and contractual administration in order to keep projects on schedule within the given budget efficiently.

Executive College also offers Foundation in Arts, Diploma in Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) and Bachelor of Technology (Hons) in Construction Management.

Diploma holders in quantity surveying may continue their undergraduate study at local universities or continue with degree in Bachelor of Technology (Hons) in Construction Management at Executive College.

A free iPad is given as a learning tool for students by integrating technology into the curriculum.

For more details on programmes and financial assistance, walk-in to Executive College at Crown Square, 2nd floor, 88 Jalan Pending, 93450 from Monday to Friday (8am to 5 pm), logon to www.ecollege.edu.my or call 082-345 680.

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