What will the apprentice be doing?
You will work under the direction and guidance of an experienced Quantity Surveyor to become proficient in your role and gain the relevant qualifications to meet the guidelines and achieve the Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard.
You will assist your mentor in completing various tasks including:
- Updating spreadsheets
- Track material and labour expenditure
- Checking items on labour sheets against records of works completed
- Quantifying various construction elements from drawings.
We set high standards for and reward our apprentices with career progression opportunities and continual training. Our apprentices can expect to enjoy long-term careers - many have been with us since the company was founded 30 years ago.
For more information on the role of a Quantity Surveyor please follow this link: https://www.goconstruct.org/learn-about-construction/find-the-role-for-you/career-explorer/quantity-surveyor/What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
A key requirement of this role is that you attend college on a day release basis and complete all coursework / work-based assignments and assessments in the workplace. You will be enrolled at a suitable local college and will study for L4 Construction Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship Standard.
We nurture the talent and commitment of our apprentices and support them through their training to become qualified in their roles.What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
The Horbury group comprises 6 companies, enjoys a turnover in excess of £100m and employs around 1,000 people. This means we have unrivalled resource levels and delivery capability within every one of our specialist sectors. This also means that individual employees can benefit from career advancement and diversify into other disciplines.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE including English and Science (Grade 4/C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade B/5 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 Subjects (Grade D and above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Construction/Building Services/Civil Engineering (Grade Pass or above) Essential Things to consider
Flexibility may be required to visit sites and suppliers from time to time. You must be prepared to learn the various requirements of your role and attain the relevant technical qualification.