You’re Invited – Financiers’ Education Program Melbourne

Mitchell Brandtman’s 2017 Education Program is for Financiers who would like to gain a more thorough understanding of what a Quantity Surveyor does and how we assist Financiers’ and their clients on a project.

After successfully launching our Financiers’ Education Program in QLD in 2013 and NSW in 2016, we are excited to now be offering this program to our Victorian clients in 2017. This year, we are running six sessions in Melbourne and you can expect to cover all of the topics listed below.

  • Estimating
    • Check estimates
    • Elemental estimating
    • Bills of Quantities
    • $/m2
  • 3 Types of Building Contracts
    • GMP (Guaranteed Maximum Price)
    • Cost Plus or Owner – Builder
    • D&C (Design and Construct)
  • Understanding our reports
    • Initial Reports
    • Progress Assessments
  • Different types of variations
    • Base Building variations
    • Client initiated changes
    • Purchaser variations
  • Distressed Projects – early warning signs
  • Assessments vs Certificate
  • Insurances
  • Bank Guarantees
  • Dealing with unfixed material
  • Civil Projects
  • When is a project complete?
    • Certificate of Practical Completion
    • Certificate of Classification

Each session will also include a site visit. We will walk you through what we look for when assessing the site on behalf of the Financier.

To register your interest, please click on your preferred date below:

15 March 2017

5 April 2017

10 May 2017

14 June 2017

12 July 2017

16 August 2017

If you have any questions in regards to the Financiers’ Education Program please email Lisa Hemming at or call our Melbourne Office at 03 9944 3030.

We look forward to sharing  our knowledge with you and your team.

The Mitchell Brandtman Melbourne Team