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Quantity Surveying Apprentice

New Lane, Huntington, York, YO32 9PT
£18,000.00 annually
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

During your apprenticeship you will:
  • Learn how to prepare and submit detailed, accurate, professionally presented, competitive and timely quotations to our customers under the guidance and mentoring of other commercial staff.
  • Produce enquiries and obtain quotations for subcontract works
    In conjunction with relevant team members ensure that prices obtained from external suppliers or sub-contractors are an accurate and competitive reflection of the works required
  • Co-ordinate all costs and compile the quotation document and package of information to be submitted to the customer
  • Liaise with Sales team to ensure that, prior to submission, the quotations reflect agreements made with our customers
  • Attend project meetings and interviews, as required, in support of the selling and order management processes
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Assist in valuing work and arranging payments
  • Assist in the preparation/delivery of contract cost reconciliation
  • Assist in timely and accurate applications for payment compliant with the contract
  • Ensure cash management is effective
  • Assist with contractual correspondence

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The 6 year degree apprenticeship (this may be reduced depending on current qualifications) will be delivered through a blended learning approach including day release at Leeds Beckett University. You will be expected to complete exams, coursework and assignments to achieve a Level 6 Chartered Surveyor apprenticeship, including a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying.

Throughout the duration of your apprenticeship you will be appointed a workplace mentor to support you with your learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We have lots of fantastic success stories from previous apprentices who have gone on to achieve industry recognised qualifications through their apprenticeships and many of our past apprentices are still working within the business today or have gone onto have successful careers elsewhere. Our workplace culture will allow you to pick up not only the knowledge and skills to be used in your future career but also experience working in a professional but relaxed environment that will give you the confidence to excel in your role and develop as a professional.

We truly believe that we put our people at the heart of everything we do, and you will have the job security and development opportunities that are rare in the current climate, so why not join us, and be a part of our continuing growth and success? With exciting future ambitions, we couldn't think of a better time for you to join us!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Non Specific (Grade A*- C) Essential

Things to consider

We require: 5 GCSE's or equivalent Grades 9 - 4 (A*-C), including Maths and English 3 A-Levels or equivalent Grade (A*- C Preferably some understanding/knowledge of construction Advanced entry: for applicants holding a Level 4 apprenticeship / BTEC HNC in a construction related subject, it may be possible to enter at Level 5.

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