Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Equals Consulting Ltd
£18,000.00 annual salary
02 Mar 2017
03 Apr 2017
Role Type
Start Date
This is an great chance to take the next steps in your career and gain vital industry experience. Equals Consultants, based in central London are looking for an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team.

The role will include providing support during the design stage of projects to forecast and plan budgets, to help architects and designers to design construction projects to meet cost targets and to support the selection of constructors and the negotiation and agreement of construction contracts.

The role will also include working through the construction delivery stage of projects to manage all financial aspects of payments, managing change and negotiating the settlement of final accounts with building contractors.

The role will include a mix of working in our office, attending meetings with our clients and designers and spending time on construction sites valuing work done, measuring progress and agreeing accounts.

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Initiative, able to complete work independently
  • Team work ethic, able to work well in a team to deliver a shared goal
  • Excellent communication skills
Personal qualities
  • We are looking for team players with good communication skills, an ambition to learn, an ability to get things done and the potential to be motivational leaders.
Qualifications required

For September 2017 entry the number of UCAS tariff points that qualifications are worth is changing. Visit UCAS for guidance on the 2017 tariff.

  • A Level BBB or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions and 21 Merits or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points supported by substantial relevant work experience
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Advanced entry

  • A surveying/building related BTEC HNC/HND/Foundation degree or equivalent.
Future prospects We are a young professional consultancy in our 7th year of business with ambitious plans for growth. We want to attract, develop and retain great professionals in our business and for the right candidates there will be opportunities to progress and be part of our future.

Things to consider Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.40 per hour from 1st October 2016. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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