What you will do in your working day
Our apprenticeships are designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your skills and interests lie. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development, you'll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You'll work towards your professional qualification; whichever path you take, your future starts here.
You'll also be supported by our leaders, technical specialists, your own dedicated mentor and our continuous learning and development framework.
Not only will you gain valuable 'on the job' experience and work towards professional qualifications but you'll also earn a meaningful salary from day one. We're proud to be paying Real Living Wage for our Level 6 Apprenticeships.
You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the opportunity to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.
Here's what your role as an apprentice will involve:
The training you will be getting
- Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
- Learning and using relevant design software
- Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
- You'll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways
- Your mentors will support you as you study towards nationally recognised qualifications and accreditation
- You'll have dedicated time to spend at college or university to focus on your studies
As we create new buildings, we also need to manage existing ones better. Building surveyors provide a portfolio of professional services to a range of professionals and clients in the property and construction industry. These include project management, legal and technical advice, building surveys and reports, defect diagnosis and conservation, as well as design solutions for new build and refurbishment schemes. This apprenticeship represents a unique opportunity for anyone who wants to boost their knowledge, skills and experience of building surveying, all while continuing to contribute to the workplace.
On theBuilding Surveying pathway, you'll gain balanced academic and vocational knowledge, covering a range of design, construction and facilities management aspects for residential and commercial buildings. You'll learn the key tasks associated with the current profession, while gaining insight into driving forces changing the industry, such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) and sustainability. You'll develop the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to make a greater contribution to your workplace.
Teaching takes the form of lectures, hands-on activities, tutorials and computer lab sessions. Study opportunities are enhanced with access to industry-leading resources, specialist journals and publications through UWE Bristol's online portal.
You'll benefit from opportunities to attend guest lectures from industry professionals, and you'll be supported to develop the confidence and skills that bring value to your workplace.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Successful completion of the End Point Assessment of this apprenticeship shows you satisfy the requirements for chartered membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). You'll achieve either a BSc(Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree or a BSc(Hons) Building Surveying degree, depending on the pathway you choose.
At this stage, you'll have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to work competently as a Chartered Surveyor. You'll be able to apply your new expertise and skills directly to your workplace, taking you to the next stage of your professional career.
Successful learners will qualify with a university degree in BSc(Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management or BSc(Hons) Building Surveying. This will lead to the apprenticeship end point assessment of the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC). Passing your end point assessment will allow you to become achartered member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)to complete your apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative Qualifications
A Level or equivalent any subject (Grade Grade C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subject (Grade Grade c or above) Essential