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Land Referencing Degree Level Apprenticeship

10 Livery Street, Birmingham, B3 2NU
£20,700.00 annually
Closing date
10 Dec 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What you will do in your working day
  • Conduct desk-based research in preparation for an infrastructure project to determine those with a legal interest in affected land and to establish an accurate representation of the land ownership within the area of interest
  • #Verify land attributes (e.g., land use), features and use of land on site, to ensure accuracy and consistency with desk-based research
  • Conduct reasonable enquiries via phone, email and/or in person to confirm land ownership and occupational interests with individuals and companies believed to have an interest in the land
  • Conduct site visits to negotiate with landowners to secure land access and to post/remove site notices
  • Use GIS to create plans illustrating land ownership and accompanying schedules detailing any party with an interest in the land, as identified from the land referencing tasks
  • Follow up enquiries via phone/site visit, encouraging parties to sign access licences and respond to any concerns that they may have
  • Assist with processing, investigating, and resolving any correspondence which has been returned to sender
  • Support engagement activities and preparation with a range of stakeholders involved in the project, including the communities affected by it
  • Produce and distribute legal notices to landowners identified by the land referencing task
  • Maintain audit trail to contribute towards the audit trail of the project's deliverables

The training you will be getting

You will attend university one day a week to work towards your degree qualification, BSc(Hons) in Civil Engineering and receive industry certificates in Site Safety Plus, Site Managers' Safety Training Scheme and Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme.

You will have the full support of your wider team, as well as a line manager, mentor and buddy, and a dedicated learning and development team.

You will join our 2 year 'accelerate your future' internal training scheme as well as company provided training sessions.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

This apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to achieve Incorporated Engineer status with the Institution of Civil Engineers and lead to the designatory letters IEng MICE. The professional review process for IEng MICE is included in the final assessment process. After which Apprentices can seek employment as a fully qualified Land referencer.

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, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or equivalent) Essential

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