Apprentice Consultant (Quantity Surveying)

Dalbergia Consulting Ltd
23, Horsegate, Peterborough, PE6 8EN
£16,000.00 annually
20 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Duties will include:
  • You will be learning about construction projects and specifically focussing on the financial issues
  • Working with our clients, which are major banks, you will attend site and help to write Initial Reports
  • These reports outline the project in detail, what the developer plans to do, detailed planning permission issues, construction costs, insurance details of all sub-contractors working on the project etc.
  • These reports are sent to the Bank to enable them to release drawdown on the Loan provided to the developers
  • You will be working on lots of projects at the same time, visiting various sites monthly to assess progress on site and report to the client
  • You need to have a good feel for maths and finance
  • You need to be okay about attending sites in bad weather and getting up early to be in the right place at the right time
  • Balancing a busy job with studying is not easy and you will have to work hard, but the rewards are there for the right person

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • 96 ACAS Points
  • IT Literate
  • Mathematics and English skills a must

Personal qualities

Personable and sociable. We are a friendly bunch and we look after our staff with various events, socials and on-line events and quizzes etc.. We have five offices, Peterborough, London, Manchester, Sheffield and Swansea, so you might get to visit other offices.

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


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


Have a current RICS Associate qualification (AssocRICS)


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

We are a young, progressive company and there are currentlyfive offices, so there will be the opportunity to progress within the company.

Things to consider

  • Lots of site visits
  • Some early starts
  • Attention to detail is important
  • Some days will be spent looking at a laptop all day

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