The Program for QS Registration Scheme 2017 (PQRS 3.0) was held on 24 October 2017 at the UTM Kuala Lumpur Residency Hall with the theme “Why Am I a QS?”. The event was jointly organized by the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (LJBM), Royal Institution Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM); supported by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Public Works Department of Malaysia (JKR) and other local institutions of higher learning that offer Quantity Surveying programs.
PQRS 3.0 is a one -day program with 405 participants attending the program. It was officiated by the Registrar of BQSM, Sr Roziyah binti Ismail, CQS to represent the President of LJBM. Then, the keynote address by Dato ’Sr K. Sri Kandan, CQS. Four speakers were invited to present their papers namely Sr Dr Noushad Ali Naseem Ameer Ali, CQS, Dr Suraya Ismail, Sr Nik Zainal Alam Hasan, CQS and Sr Mohamad Shazali Sulaiman, CQS. Mock Interview for Tier 1 Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) was held in this program to show the flow and what is expected in the interview session.
The program will continue to be implemented in the coming years because it provides a dedicated space for all materials surveying graduates to maintain their registration with the Board and at the same time opens up a space for a deeper understanding of the direction for upgrading as a Quantity Surveyor.