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You should possibly consider studying environmental science or environmental engineering in third level.

You would also need to consider if you would like do quite a bit of driving during your day and to be able to oragnise your own work plans as both these things are important.

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Course Code:
TL600
Title:
Quantity Surveying - Discontinued
College:
Tralee IT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
3 Years

 

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Quantity surveying is a practice within the construction industry which manages and controls construction costs.

This course provides technical, managerial, and cost management skills.



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The role of the Quantity Surveyor is, in general terms, to manage and control costs within construction projects and involves the use of a range of management procedures and technical tools to achieve this goal.

 

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