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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Employer
Welsh Government
Location
Spooner Close Coedkernew NP10 8FZ
Salary
£16,480 per year
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Construction & Property
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship

Duties

Quantity Surveyors play an important role in managing the commercial side of construction projects. They look for ways to minimise the total cost of the project to the business and maximise the value received, whilst still meeting the required standards and levels of quality. Our quantity surveyors split their time between working in the office and out on site, preparing payments and cost reports and managing relationships with various stakeholders.

Additional information

Full clean driving licence: desirable - we would be looking for individuals to pass their driving test whilst employed with us, if not already done so. This is required for any site visits that may need to be carried out; Willingness and flexibility to travel to sites across your operational region

Requirements

Skills

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C or 4-9) essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C or 4-9) essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A - C) essential
A Level or equivalent Science Subject (Grade A - C) desirable

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Cardiff and Vale College

Qualification:
Construction and the Built Environment Higher Apprenticeship

About the employer

Spooner Close
Coedkernew

NP10 8FZ

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Interviews will be held either via Teams or in our Cardiff or Newport office

Company

Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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