Apprentice Rural Surveyor (Degree Apprenticeship)

Townsend Charter Surveyors
Exeter Livestock Centre, Matford Park Road, Exeter, EX2 8FD
£15,000.00 - £19,000.00 annually
13 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The Apprentice Rural Surveyor will work within a team of surveyors.

The apprentice will assist the office in General Land Agency, Estate Management, BPS applications & Entitlement trading, Landlord/Tenant, farm business advice, rural agri-environment schemes, planning, estate agency etc. and other general office duties and site visits. During September to March, the apprentice will spend 8 block weeks studying on campus at Harper Adams University, then apply the learning in the business on their return.

The apprentice will be supervised to start their APC during year 3 of the Degree Apprenticeship and complete timesheets and a log book of activity in accordance with RICS to work towards becominga Chartered Surveyor with a rural specialism. For more information on what a Rural Chartered Surveyor role looks like please visit

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, access, database)
  • Typing skills
  • Farming or Rural background or work experience
  • Knowledge of rural matters
  • Driving licence

Personal qualities

  • Good communicator
  • Telephone handling
  • Team player
  • Keen to learn
  • Committed to learnabout allbusiness roles

Desired qualifications

You will be asked to provide certificates as part of your application and your eligibility will be checked
  • GCSE maths and English at level A*-C or above(9-4) or equivalents
  • Other relevant GCSEsor equivalents
  • Three A levels Grade C or above or equivalent UCAS points or BTEC diploma/apprenticeship plus experience

Future prospects

Once the apprenticeshipis successfully completed and you become a Chartered Surveyor, you will be offered a full time role with the firm and possibly progress to becoming a partner in later years.

Things to consider

PPE provided if necessary.

A Driving licence is required for some site visits, although you will be supervised for the APC until you are qualified.

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