How many RICS members are there?
Over 140,000 qualified and trainee professionals
What is the RICS?
A global professional body promoting the highest international standards. The RICS is the leading organisation of property professionals in the world.
Who is the current RICS President?
Chris Brooke FRICS - Born in the United Kingdom
When was the RICS founded?
1868 as The Institution of Surveyors, however history can be traced back to 1792.
What is the Royal Charter?
Awarded by Queen Victoria in 1881 to maintain and promote the usefulness of the profession for the public advantage.
Where is the RICS head Quarters?
Great George Street, Parliament Square, London
How many countries does the RICS operate in?
What do you think about the RICS?
. I think the RICS plays a key role in maintaining and promoting professional standards.
. I also think it provides an invaluable service to both clients and members.
How many professional groups are there within the RICS?
Can you name some of the professional groups?
. Quantity Surveying . Building Surveying . Project Management . Rural . Planning and Development . Facilities Management
What is the RICS Matrics?
. A division of the RICS dedicated to student surveyor training.
. Produces a network of charity and networking events.
. Promotes seminars and lectures.
How many levels of RICS Membership are there?
4 - Trainee, Associate, Member and Fellow
how fo you become a fellow?
. Significant contribution to the profession
. Achievements reflect the principles of the fellowship
. Must achieve 4 of the 12 characteristics
What is Lionheart?
An independent charity run by RICS professionals for RICS professionals.
How will becoming MRICS benefit you?
. International recognition
. Quality assurance to my clients
. Access to information and training resources
. Competitive advantage
. A known level of professional standards
What is the Black Book?
. A suite of guidance notes that define good technical standards.
Can you name some of the black books?
. Life Cycle Costing
. Interim Valuations and Payment
. Conflict avoidance and dispute resolution in construction