Quantity Surveying Practice

The scenario
You have been employed by Grand Masters Plc to provide professional Quantity Surveying services for their residential housing development. GM have decided to adopt traditional procurement strategy as they intend to construct a typical high quality residential building. Copies of the design are attached to this brief.

a) Produce a manual detailed take-off for the project in accordance with NRM2. Make allowance for a prime cost sum of £5,950 for M&E and provisional sum of £11,500 for external and security works. Your submission should include taking-off list, and query or assumption list. [50%]

b) Prepare a detailed bill of quantities for the construction of the house in accordance with NRM

Your submission must include a preliminary bill (where only project details and maximum of 8 priced items to be considered) and the main building. You are required to use QS software or Ms Excel [20%].

c) Prepare a take-off using QS software for the substructure only. In not more than 200 words produce a reflective report on manual and software measurement (take-off) [15%].

Civil Measurement
a) Produce a manual detailed take-off for the concrete retaining wall in accordance with CESMM4 [15%].