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
Chartered Surveyor (degree) Level 6 Apprenticeship Standard:
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- Building surveyors provide professional advice on property and construction projects, which can range from modest
adaptations and repairs to multi-million pound structures. They inspect new and existing buildings, identifying defects and advising repair, maintenance and restoration
- An apprenticeship is linked with a full-time job. Employers are required to release an apprentice to undertake off-the-job training for at least 20% of their normal working hours. Typically,
this is an average of one day per week
- This apprenticeship provides you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to meet the requirements of the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC). Once you have completed your apprenticeship and passed your APC, you will become a chartered surveyor and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Building Surveying leads to:
- Providing professional advice on buildings and construction, ranging from city office blocks and skyscrapers to home extensions. Undertaking detailed surveys of buildings identifying defects and advising on repair, maintenance and restoration options
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
Other English and Maths (Grade Entry Level 3) Essential