Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Rider Levett Bucknall UK Limited
Location
1000, Eskdale Road, Wokingham, RG41 5TS
Salary
£17,000.00 annually
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
06 Jun 2019
Ref
VAC001536494
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
The Apprentice will work towards the RICS APC over the duration of their apprenticeship but will enrol in the penultimate year and will then take the RICS APC final assessment as their end point assessment, this will lead to achieving fully chartered surveyor status. The training will be delivered by blended learning including online and distance learning, supported by a Virtual Learning Environment with online tutor support with occasional workshops.

The role will allow you to access "on and off the job training" gaining knowledge and practicalexperience of supporting our Quantity Surveying teams in their delivery of exciting projects across our sectors.

Typically a Surveying Apprentice will work 5 days per week. Typically 4 days "on the job" training and 1 day "off the job".The training will be delivered by blended learning including online and distance learning, supported by a Virtual Learning Environment with online tutor support as well as monthly tutor led workshops at central locations.

As a Surveying Apprentice you will you be on a fixed term contract.At the end of which it would be decided if we would like to take you on permanently and progress to an Assistant level.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Developing an understanding of the procurement process to realise best value whilst maintain quality and safety standards
  • Develop relationships with supply chain partners and Clients
  • Assisting the project teams with measurement, take offs and valuations
  • Assist the project team with the preparation of payment notices, final accounts and interim external valuations
  • Assisting the project teams with the management of costs through the construction phase of the project
  • Valuing the cost of any variations during the construction phase


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have a good head for numbers & enjoys working with IT
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Enjoys a challenge & has good problem-solving skills
  • Organised & the ability to multi-task
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


Personal qualities

  • Be a team player
  • Self starter
  • Articulate
  • Willingness to succeed
  • An interest in construction & the built environment


Desired qualifications

For standard entry applicants, must have obtained 96 UCAS tariff points (2017 Tariff) or 230 UCAS tariff points (2016 Tariff) or have an equivalent level of attainment through recognised qualifications not included in the UCAS Tariff

Or,

Have completed an Advanced Apprenticeship in Surveying or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Technical through which a Construction and Built Environment Diploma with a minimum DD profile was obtained or through which a Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum MMM profile was obtained, or an equivalent qualification

Or,

Have a current RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS)

And,

Have GCSE Grade C or above in English and Mathematics (Grade 4 for applicants holding newly reformed GCSEs in England) or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics as defined by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.

*Recognised qualifications having an equivalent level of attainment as those recognised by UCAS include: Higher National Certificate (HNC), Higher National Diploma (HND), professional qualifications from recognised institutions, certain armed forces qualifications and partially completed degrees.

Future prospects

Gain Chartered Surveyor Status.

Things to consider

Must be prepared to travel to different sites, which may require overnight stays on rare occasions.

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