Universal Institute
Last Update April 18, 2024
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About This Course

This comprehensive program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the field of Quantity Surveying and Estimation &Costing in the construction industry. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical tutorials, participants will gain a deep understanding of interpreting drawings, measuring quantities, preparing tender documents, and utilising  AutoCAD for drafting and design purposes.

Learning Objectives

Learn how to interpret construction drawings accurately to identify and pick items for measurement according to the Bill of Quantities (BOQ).
Gain a comprehensive understanding of Bills of Quantities (BOQ), including item-wise explanations and applications.
Receive practical tutorials on measurement techniques for various civil drawings, including structures, architecture, interiors, and landscapes, with specialised focus on plumbing, drainage, and firefighting engineering.
Understand the complete documentation required for the preparation of tender documents, including specifications and schedules.
Acquire basic knowledge of budgeting, engineer’s estimates, and costing principles essential for effective project management.
Familiarise yourself with CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) and master format specifications linked to Bills of Quantities (BOQ).
Receive detailed explanations and practical focus on tender documents preparation.


  • Basic understanding of construction principles and terminology.
  • Proficiency in mathematics and numerical analysis for cost calculations.
  • Access to a computer with AutoCAD software installed for the AutoCAD component of the course.
  • Willingness to engage in practical exercises, case studies, and real-world projects to apply learned concepts and techniques.

Target Audience

  • Aspiring quantity surveyors, estimators, and cost engineers seeking to enter the construction industry.
  • Construction professionals, including engineers, architects, and project managers, are looking to enhance their skills in cost management and estimation.
  • Students pursuing degrees or certifications in quantity surveying, construction management, or civil engineering.
  • Contractors, developers, and construction firms interested in improving their cost management practices and project profitability.


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