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Preparing for the APC Case Study

The case study is your opportunity to demonstrate your range of skills and competencies on an important project, and is a key component of your APC submission.

Afternoon session

Wed 23 May 2018
02:00 PM - 05:30 PM
London, London, Venue tbc

More locations are available - see below for details

£110 + VAT


This practical course will help you taking your knowledge of life cycle costing principles to the next level by explaining how to make accurate costing calculations and exploring the application of life cycle costing for cash flow predictions and option appraisal exercises.

By the end of the day, you will feel confident in your ability to undertake a life cycle costing project and demonstrate to clients and your company, the best approach to a project.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise the role of the case study in the overall assessment
  • Identify what assessors will be looking for
  • Articulate the key attributes of a project likely to make a good topic
  • Recognise the content requirements and layout of the Case Study and what is expected from candidates
  • Identify the common pitfalls to enable you to successfully create your effective case study
  • Use industry language to demonstrate your competency

Course Structure

  • What role does the case study play in the assessment?
  • What are the key components?
  • What are the assessors looking for?
  • What projects make good subjects?
  • How should the report be Course Structured?

Who should attend?

All APC and Associate candidates should attend

Course Structure

Building on your knowledge of the principles of life cycle costing, the day will take you through the main items that must be considered when setting up an LCC model, including how to deal with risk management and carrying out sensitivity analysis. You will have the opportunity to test the impact of changing key variables such as the period of analysis and discount rate through practical examples facilitated by the subject matter expert as well as linking these to the new RICS Component Life Cycle tool.

The session also covers the validation and interpretation of the results obtained from an LCC estimate and how these should be reported to the client.

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More locations available

If this course isn't running near you, register your interest and we will keep you updated next time it's occuring in your local area. When it's available, we'll email you with the course date, time and venue.

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23 May - morning session

Other dates are available for this training course.



Helped me

Jessica Kingston, Quantity Surveyor on 09/11/2017

"It really helped me to get my head around the case study and what is required."

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