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Apprentice Cost Consultant

4 Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BN
£19,305.00 annually
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will work under the supervision of several professional consultants on the delivery of construction and engineering projects for a variety of clients, to help achieve their objectives and improve the quality of life for their customers. Typical tasks and activities include:
  • Undertaking cost research for similar buildings to establish benchmark rates & prices
  • Work with senior colleagues to undertake cost estimating and planning
  • Use digital tools such as CostX in the production of measurement from online drawings and plans to provide cost advice
  • Support the preparation of technical and legal documentation used in the procurement of suppliers to deliver construction projects
  • Create and monitor project reports and schedules, assisting in the overall successful delivery of construction projects
  • Undertake on the job training on a range of industry leading tools and procedures, and, along with the learning from their part-time degree course, apply these skills to ongoing project activities.

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will work towards a BSc Chartered Surveyor Degree through University College of Estates Management (UCEM). This course is delivered on a day release basis, meaning you will attend virtual lectures one day per week.

You should also get an Industry certificate in Site Safety Plus Site Managers' Safety Training Scheme and Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme which are required for safe operations in the workplace.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The Apprentice will continue via employment in the company and on their route to chartership through the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B or above) Desired

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