We’re pleased to announce that our BIM Coordinator, Antonio Paya Camino, is now a RICS-qualified professional! The qualification entitles Antonio to use the designation ‘AssocRICS’. This is another fantastic achievement for Antonio adding to his impressive list of qualifications in Architecture and Engineering.
Since joining us in 2021, he has embodied the Spatial Dimension ethos as a friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable individual. As a company, we champion our peers’ work and want to congratulate Antonio on his latest achievement. Currently, Antonio is also working towards his BIM Management Masters MSc from the University Isabell II, Spain.
We know he will continue to do great things at Spatial Dimensions and within the industry.
WHAT IS THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF SURVEYING (RICS)?
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a global professional body founded in London, 1868. It serves individuals in the construction, built environment, land and property sectors. RICS works to educate and push the highest international standards of valuation, management and development of these industries.
With over 130,000 members, RICS offers standards and guidance to its members across related industries.
As a globally recognised professional body, RICS develops and enforces leading international standards for the built and natural environment. It provides training opportunities on a global level that help to enhance standards as a whole.
WHAT IS ASSOCRICS?
AssocRICS, also known as Associate Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, is a membership grade offered by RICS for professionals in the construction industry. It’s designed for professionals who’ve completed eligibility, applications and knowledge assessments. It sits one level below MRICS (Member of RICS) and FRICS (Fellow of RICS) designations.
These assessments focus on sector-specific skills, knowledge, and experience. RICS offers 13 sector pathways for associate qualification
WHAT DOES A RICS QUALIFICATION MEAN?
Having a RICS qualification in any type of role offers many benefits. It’s often seen as the global leader in education and construction standards. These benefits include;
RICS status globally is widely recognised and respected. Qualifications like the BIM Management Masters give individuals, like Antonio, increased credibility and ensures our clients’ confidence.
RICS qualifications help to enhance people’s knowledge and therefore careers on a global scale, providing professionals with a world of opportunities!
There are a range of ‘Continuing Professional Development’ (CPD) opportunities and training. This allows professionals to enhance their skills whilst staying up to date with industry advances.
STANDARDS AND ETHICS
RICS professionals are expected to adhere to the high standards and ethics instilled through their courses. A qualification also acts as a commitment to the given profession which can benefit the company one works in as we see increased standards and ethics from RICS-certified individuals.
Ultimately, these benefits lead to a well-rounded individual within the working environment. This contributes to professional advancement, and company by relations.
At Spatial Dimensions, we understand the important role credentials play, giving our clients peace of mind.
We value personal development for all employees, including personal qualifications like this. We want to help our professionals progress within the industry and personally. You can view our career options HERE.
Congratulations, Antonio! We’re excited to see what the future holds!