Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

Lusso Interiors
Marsh Lane Trading Estate Unit 20, Marsh Lane, Bristol, BS20 0NH
£262.50 per week
24 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
We are looking for a bright, passionate, organised Apprentice Quantity Surveyor to join our friendly team in our Bristol office.

A Quantity Surveyor controls the costs and finances of a construction project, but that is just a brief overview. As an apprentice, you will be actively involved across all stages of a project and being good requires lots of knowledge and experience to deal with the varied aspects of the role.

Benefits for the applicant:
  • Support towards achieving a Degree Apprenticeship through day release, studying at the University of the West of England.
  • A good work/life balance - working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm.
  • A friendly family business offering the opportunity to work with a team of other qualified professionals.
  • The opportunity to gain all round experience in an exciting niche market.
  • Exposure to seeing projects up to £1m, such as the University of the West of England new Business School and the new Engineering Building.

Daily Duties include:
  • Production of cost estimates.
  • Valuing variations.
  • Taking off quantities from drawings.
  • Production of CAD drawings.
  • Preparing suppliers orders.
  • Providing support to quantity surveyors/project managers.
  • Liaison with main contractors and suppliers.
  • General duties as necessary.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT literate
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent numeracy skills.

Personal qualities

  • A friendly disposition with a 'can do' attitude.
  • A good work ethic
  • A willingness to listen and learn.
  • Able to work independently/use own initiative.
  • A good team worker.
  • An interest in working in construction.
  • A willingness to listen and learn.

Desired qualifications

Apprentices should be engaged and motivated, with a minimum of Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics at GCSE and at least two A levels or a Higher National Certificate (HNC) Construction.

Tariff points:112

GCSE:For all applicants, Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent. Please note the University does not accept Level 2 Key Skills, Functional Skills or Certificates in Adult Numeracy and Literacy as suitable alternatives to GCSEs.

A-level subjects:No specific subjects required. Points from General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken onto full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.

EDEXCEL (BTEC) Diploma:No specific subjects required.

Access:Achievement of the Access to HE Diploma; to include 15 level 3 credits at merit.

Baccalaureate IB:No specific subjects required.

Future prospects

Following successful completion of the course, we would consider offering a permanent position within the company.