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Thinking about a career in property or construction?

Thinking of becoming of Chartered Surveyor?


How to Become a Chartered Surveyor demystifies the process and provides a clear road map for candidates to follow.

Book cover for How to Become a Chartered Surveyor

The book outlines potential pathways and practice areas within the profession and includes the breadth and depth of surveying, from commercial, residential and project management, to geomatics and quantity surveying.


Experienced Chartered Surveyor, co-founder of Property Elite, APC and AssocRICS assessor and trainer, Jen Lemen BSc (Hons) FRICS, provides invaluable guidance, covering:

  • Routes to becoming a Chartered Surveyor, including t-levels, apprenticeships and alternative APC routes such as the Senior Professional, Academic and Specialist assessments

  • Areas of professional practice

  • Advice for the AssocRICS, APC (MRICS), FRICS and Registered Valuer assessments, including both written and interview elements

  • Advice on referrals and appeals

  • How to support candidates, including the role of the Counsellor and Supervisor 

  • Opportunities for further career progression, including further qualifications and setting up in practice as an RICS regulated firm

  • Global perspectives

  • Professional ethics for surveyors


Written in clear, concise and simple terms and providing practical advice throughout, this book will help candidates to decode and understand the RICS guidance, plan their career and be successful in their journey to become a Chartered Surveyor.


It will also be of relevance to academic institutions, employers, school leavers, apprentices, senior professionals, APC Counsellors/Supervisors and careers advisors.

You can listen to Jen discussing how to become a Chartered Surveyor on the EG Bricks & Mortar podcast.

Purchase your copy directly from the Property Elite eShop (Ebook, 25% discount) or Amazon:

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  • Amazon

If you are interested in the audiobook version, please click below to pre-register your interest and receive a free download of Chapter 1:

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