Role of Building Services in Church Schools

Building officers and their role

  • Advice on appointing building professionals e.g. architects, QS and planning consultants
  • Prioritising asset management plans
  • Ensuring optimum usage of funding
  • Ensuring projects are on time, to the required specification and within budget Obtaining DfE, EFA and LA approvals
  • Claiming and administering grant aid
  • Monitoring, pooling and distributing schools DFC

Building consultants and their roles

  • Provide expert advice on setting up and defining/monitoring the project
  • Developing and co-ordinating the design
  • Inspection of the contractor’s performance
  • Administration of product legislation, drawings, tenders and documentation
  • Drawing on their years of expert knowledge and contacts within the field