Land & Property

There are a wide range of careers involving land and property including architect, chartered surveyor, civil engineer, conservation manager, facilities manager and estate manager.  Have a look at the websites below for inspiration.

Architecture

www.architecture.com - website for the Royal Institute of British Architects which includes comprehensive advice on training to be an architect

www.rias.org.uk - Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

www.ciat.org.uk - the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists represents those practicing and studying within the discipline of architectural technology

Surveying

Surveyors spend their careers measuring, valuing, protecting and enhancing the world’s physical assets – right now, somewhere in the world, surveyors are busy creating the latest Olympic stadium, protecting fragile reefs from destruction or negotiating the next big property deal...

www.rics.org - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is the professional body for land, real estate, infrastructure and construction; provides information on a career as a surveyor

www.cstt.org.uk - Chartered Surveyors Training Trust

Construction

www.citb.co.uk - the Construction Industry Training Boardsite has information and advice on the range of roles within the industry; the qualifications and training required, as well as looking at what life is like working in construction

www.goconstruct.org - this website provides advice on careers in construction, including an A-Z of roles and a personality quiz

www.cic.org.uk - the Construction Industry Council acts as a representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations within the construction industry

www.ciob.org.uk - the Chartered Institute of Building is the world’s largest professional body for construction management and leadership

www.ice.org.uk - the Institution of Civil Engineers is one of the world’s leading civil engineering institutions

www.cices.org - the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors is an international qualifying body dedicated to the regulation, education and training of surveyors working within civil engineering

www.istructe.org - the Institution of Structural Engineers is the largest membership organisation dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering

www.theihe.org - the Institution of Highway Engineers

www.ihbc.org.uk - the Institute of Historic Building Conservation is the UK’s lead body for built and historic environment conservation; provides guidance and a range of resources for students interested in this area

www.cibse.org - the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineering provides information and education services

www.spab.org.uk - the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings is a national pressure group fighting to save old buildings from decay, demolition and damage; provides specialist training courses, including a conservation summer school for students

www.cbuilde.com - the Chartered Association of Building Engineers is the leading body for professionals specialising in the design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of buildings

Building Management

www.bifm.org.uk - the British Institute of Facilities Management