Trainee Rural Surveyor (Degree Apprentice)

Townsend Charter Surveyors
Exeter Livestock Centre, Matford Park Road, Exeter, EX2 8FD
£156.00 per week
19 Jul 2019
10 Aug 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 and 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, such as International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Three A levels at Grade C or above or equivalent UCAS points, IB Diploma orBTEC diploma
  • Level 3 apprenticeship in a relevant subjectwith 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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