Chartered Surveying Degree Apprentice (Quantity Surveying) HCC13958

Expiring today

Hampshire County Council
Capital House, 48 Andover Road, Winchester, SO23 7BS
£20,830.00 - £23,411.00 annually
05 Aug 2019
19 Aug 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The Level 6 CharteredSurveyor Degree Apprenticeship (Quantity Surveyor pathway)will result in successfulapprenticesobtaining an RICS accredited degree studied on a part time basis. In addition, successfulapprentices will undertake the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) which leadsChartered Surveyor status (MRICS).

The training will be delivered by blended learning including formal lectures, online learning andworkshops at the University of Portsmouth. You will besupported with your studiesby a personal tutor at university.

The Chartered Surveying Degree Apprentice will usually work 5 days per week with4 daysin the workplace and 1 dayat University.

Your Job Purpose:

Quantity surveying is the management of a construction project's cost and is a vital component in the success of a project. Quantity surveyors are involved at every stage of a construction project, from calculation of the estimate of the works, the method of procurement and selection of a contractor, setting up contracts and tender documents, measuring and valuing works as they progress and the agreement of the Final Account.

Your Role Responsibilities:

As an apprentice quantity surveyor, you will assist managers in providing commercial and contractual duties to ensure projects are managed in accordance with the Council's Standing Orders and financial regulations. Responsibilities include:
  • Developing an understanding of the public sector procurement process to realise best value
  • Helping clients understand estimated capital and revenue costs of construction projects
  • Assisting the team with producing activity schedules, bills of quantities and other tender documents
  • Assisting the team with the remeasurement and valuation of completed work at construction sites
  • Assisting the team with calculation of final accounts and projected cost estimates
  • Assisting the team with agreeing variations during the construction phase

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerical skills

Personal qualities

  • The ability to work proactively in teams
  • The ability to plan and prioritise
  • Attention to detail
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of grade BBB from three A Levels (120 UCAS tariff points - New tariff or 300 UCAS tariff points - Old tariff) or Construction and Built Environment Extended Diploma with a minimum DMM profile
  • Six GCSEs grade Cor above including mathematics and English (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or equivalent or above)

Future prospects

The Council believes in personal development and attainment - and has teams of highly skilled professionally qualified Engineers and Surveyors to deliver its projects which enhance the local environment. We develop projects from an idea to completion - and have won many awards from external organisations for the things we do.

You will quickly become an essential member of our team, where 'making a difference' to the community through public service is valued and respected.

Things to consider

Your Working Conditions:

The following section provides an outline of the working conditions that may be encountered in this role:
  • Display Screen Equipment user
  • Work environment: Working in or over water, Working in or with traffic, Outdoor work
  • Involves wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Driving: Own vehicle for work purposes
  • Biological hazards: Soil during Construction site activities

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