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Unit for Continuing Education

Pricing Building Work

A 4-day Short Learning Programme (SLP) Pricing Building Work, will be offered by the NMMU Dept. of Quantity Surveying.

The aim of the SLP is to provide knowledge to various construction related financial matters.

The SLP content will be at an introductory level covering the following aspects:

  • Develop an understanding of a Building Contract
  • Basic concepts of pricing techniques and methods
  • Pricing selected trades (building-up unit rates)
  • Escalation
  • Payment Certificates
  • Final Accounts


Target Audience:

The course is focused on emerging contractors, site foremen and junior estimators.

Course date:

  • Date to be confirmed

Course fee

R6000.00 per delegate


For more information, please contact Louise Engelbrecht on 041 504 2669 or email


Contact information
Ms Louise Engelbrecht
Secretary to the HOD
Tel: 27 41 504 2669