What will the apprentice be doing?
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- To manage and lead the cost aspects complex construction projects
- To ensure that comprehensive study has been undertaken of the whole life aspects of the project and the understanding of the client's needs
- To manage the selection of the specialist contractors for the project
- To ensure that disputes are minimised and settled amicably for all parties
- To manage the commercial success of a project for all stakeholders
You will follow a five year day-release training programme as part of our RICS-accredited programme. Depending on project requirements, you will be site or office based. Our aim is to develop your skills and to help you reach your full potential. As your programme progresses you will have increased responsibility in the dimensional control of projects, supervision of specialist contractors and the construction workforce and will take the lead for solving technical problems.
The following qualifications will be gained:
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
- BSc Quantity Surveying or equivalent level 6 Quantity Surveying Diploma
You will be given a career path on joining that will take you through the different roles and experiences you should gain through the apprenticeship. You will start as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor and work through Assistant QS to Quantity Surveyor.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade A-C) Essential