What will the apprentice be doing?
Quantity surveyors in civil engineering are part of the commercial management team. In this team you'll deal with the financial and legal aspects of civil engineering projects.
Quantity surveyors are construction professionals that have working knowledge of contracts, law, finance, economics, tendering and procurement. The experienced and knowledgeable team will support your learning in:
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Produce and send enquiries to subcontracting inviting them to tender and engagement with supply chain
- Receive and analyse quotations
- Produce and process formal subcontract documents
- Produce cash flow forecasts
- Produce monthly reports
- Build strong working relationships with commercial managers and site agents
Enjoy a university style experience, whilst getting paid! Our unique programme offers you the opportunity to live in Leeds on a block release basis for 9 weeks of the year (hotel accommodation provided and travel paid). Our 200 apprentices from across the UK come together at Leeds College of Building forming the perfect academic and social community to thrive.
When you're not at college, you will be learning from industry specialists on one of our sites across the UK.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- You will work towards a Level 4 apprenticeship in Construction Quantity Surveying Technician and technician membership of the Chartered Institute of Building
- A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment
At BAM we are committed to investing in your development. Upon completion of our Level 4 apprenticeship, you will receive a promotion and the opportunity to progress on to our degree programme.
After completing the full 5-year programme with BAM most of our apprentices have their full degree, relevant professional membership and are earning in excess of £30,000 + car allowance or company car!
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 5 x GCSE's (Grade 9 - 4 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 (B) or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM A Levels / Level 3 Equivalent (Grade Pass) Essential Things to consider
We have opportunities throughout the UK. Due to the nature of the role, apprentices must be willing to travel / stay away from home