Having been in the industry for many years, there is one question I still ask myself over and over again. Is our profession getting harder or easier to do? What with computers, software, emails, video conferencing etc etc, you would certainly hope so. But, is it harder or easier these days?

A few years ago I taught for a couple of years at a Tafe. I delivered two night school classes to around 15 Students that were on their second year building courses. One was ‘Quantity Surveying and Estimating’, the other was ‘History of Buildings’. Two subject I thought would be…