Chartered Surveyor Apprenticeship (Quantity Surveying Pathway)

27 29, Cursitor Street, London, EC4A 1LT
£365.00 per week
01 May 2021
31 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
You will join a team of experienced Quantity Surveyors and will gain experience on some excitingconstruction projects. During your apprenticeship you will gain exposure to all stages of project delivery including:

  • Estimates and cost plans
  • Risk management - Landlord/tenant negotiations
  • Client and design team meetings
  • Value engineering, optioneering, life cycle costing

  • Pre-qualification and contractor selection
  • Contract documentation
  • BOQ elements and sub-contract packages
  • Pre-tender estimates
  • tender analysis and reports on tenders

  • Cash flows and cost reporting
  • Project monitoring and certificate recommendations
  • Site, client and design team meetings
  • Change management,
  • Final accounts, capital allowances and reinstatement costs assessment
  • Contractor negotiations

  • Ethics and rules of conduct
  • NDA, confidentiality and anti-corruption policies
  • Industry knowledge, including construction technology and trends
  • Construction legislation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Work systems and tools, including CostX and Microsoft Office

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerical Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient with IT
  • Organisation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team working

Personal qualities

  • People who do well at Linesight have lots of initiative and like to build long lasting relationships

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

Linesight, trading in the UK as Downbay Ltd,currently have 800 employees in 22 offices globally. Upon successful completion the world really is your oyster. We would expect you to become a Quantity Surveyor with Linesight, you will have opportunity to travel if that is of interest to you. But no matter the location you will have the opportunity to work on great projects, utilising the best construction technology tools available.

Things to consider

Lots of computer based work where attention to details is required. Visits to construction sites may also be part of the role. Once qualified there may be opportunities to travel.

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