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Short Course on Preparation of BOQs for Building Works

This programme is designed for construction industry practitioners to train in preparation of BOQs for Building Works, while adopting a standard approach. The programme is conducted by a team of highly qualified university lecturers. This is a weekend (part-time) fee levying programme. The objective is to enable qualified practitioners to participate in a programme leading to the award of the University's Certificate in preparation of BOQs for Building Works. 

Course Structure

The short course is structured in such a way as to encourage independence in student learning and the integration of diverse material. The programme continues to adopt a variety of teaching, learning and assessment methods such as lectures, end of the course examinations and assignments.

Short Course on Preparation of BOQs for Building Works is a 24 Hours part-time programme spread through six (06) Saturday afternoons, where each day offers four (04) hours of learning activities.

Performance Criteria

  • A minimum of 80% attendance at lectures and other academic activities is generally required
  • The performance of each participant will be evaluated by continuous assessment (CA) and written examination (WE)
  • CA component normally carries a weightage of not less than 30% and not more than 60% of the total marks
  • To pass the short courses, the participants should obtain minimum marks (40%) in each component
  • Participants will normally not be permitted to repeat the assessments or examination
  • Award of Grades:
Final Mark Grade
75 to 100 Distinction Pass
60 to 74 Credit Pass
45 to 59 Pass
0 to 44 Fail

 

Duration

24 Hours (4Hrs/Week x 6 Weeks) – on Saturday Afternoon

Medium of Instruction

Medium of instruction is English.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Bill of Quantities and Common Standard Methods of Measurement related to Building Works 
  • Building Works Measurement Principles 
  • Building Works Taking Off Principles 
  • Taking Off – Foundations, Walls, Roofs, Doors and Windows, Finishes, Concrete Framed Structures, Steel Framed Structures and External Works 
  • Preparation of BOQ

Eligibility

Candidates applying for the Short Course on Preparation of BOQs for Building Works should have one of the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Degree in the field of construction/built environment or

  2. GCE A-level and a recognised certification in Quantity Surveying equivalent to NCT or above with 1 year related experience or  

  3. GCE A-level and a recognised certification in the field of construction / built environment equivalent to NCT or above with 2 years related experience 

The recognition of the above qualifications shall be judged by the Faculty and approved by the senate

Call for Applications

Applications for the Short Course on Preparation of BOQs for Building Works are now open. The application forms can be downloaded from the following link.

pdf APPLICATION FORM

Application Closing Date – 18th November 2016

All duly filled applications shall reach the Department of Building Economics, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa by 18th November 2016.

Course Fees 

The Course fee is Rs. 30,000/-.

Application Enquiries

Any inquiries should be forwarded to Dr. (Mrs.) Anuradha Waidyasekara, the programme-coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Enquiries

Dr. (Mrs.) Anuradha Waidyasekara

Programme Coordinator

Short Course on Preparation of BOQs for Building Works

Department of Building Economics

University of Moratuwa



Tel: +94-1-2650301 (Ext: 7200 or 7219) or +94-1-2650738
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