The SCSI has launched the Higher Certificate in Quantity Surveying (Mechanical & Electrical)


The SCSI, in partnership with DIT, is pleased to launch the Higher Certificate in Quantity Surveying (Mechanical & Electrical) commencing this September.

The now-validated programme will be delivered part-time over two years (24 months) and will provide the basic educational requirements for quantity surveyors working in the provision of mechanical and electrical services.

This Higher Certificate aims to provide formal education to mechanical and electrical crafts and technical people, including supervisors, foremen, junior technicians, engineers, project managers and contract managers who may wish to upskill or indeed progress towards a career as a Mechanical and Electrical Quantity Surveyor – both in Ireland and internationally.

The programme will also cater for qualified junior Quantity Surveyors who may wish to obtain Level 6 Mechanical and Electrical competence. The cost of this programme is €3,115 per academic year.

To be eligible to apply for the Higher Certificate in Quantity Surveying (Mechanical & Electrical) applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants for admission to this programme must have a minimum academic standard of having passed at least six subjects at ordinary or higher level of the Irish Leaving Certificate, (or its equivalent) which must include Mathematics and English language at ordinary level.
  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old.
  • Applicants must be working full-time in approved Mechanical and Electrical related employment, e.g. in a quantity surveying practice, on quantity surveying related topics in a construction company, civil engineering practice, etc.

In order to apply one needs to provide the following:

  1. Completed Application Form (attached)
  2. Passport Photograph
  3. Copy of ID as Proof of Age
  4. Current CV
  5. Relevant Educational Transcripts
  6. Employer Letter
  7. Professional ReferenceDeposit (€500) this is payable on acceptance to the programme.

Places are limited – and will be offered strictly on a first-come first-serve complete application basis.

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The closing date for applications is 5.00pm, Monday 14th September 2015.