Quantity Surveying Apprentice William Davis Ltd

Assist the Chief Quantity Surveyor, Senior Quantity Surveyors and Assistant Quantity Surveyor in the day to day running of the Surveying function

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Friday 8am-6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


Supported by the Chief Surveyor and his team of Quantity Surveyors:

  • Measure / take-off quantities from technical drawings for use in budgets or tenders.
  • Prepare, issue, gather results, analyse and recommend the appointment of sub-contractors
  • Assist in the monthly site valuations and payment of subcontractors.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic site material stock takes
  • Attend college on a day release basis to obtain a relevant qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Polite and able to communicate clearly, professionally and concisely with a wide range of stakeholders (both in writing and verbally , both internally and externally)
  • Good time management and organisation skills with the ability to prioritise conflicting demands
  • Ability to work as part of a team Ability to use own initiative and when appropriate, to work unsupervised English GCSE C, Maths GCSE C and proficient in ICT

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Professional Self-motivated
  • Self-starting and enthusiastic
  • Reliable and punctual

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs in Maths and English at grade C or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Permanent employment and opportunity to further train and develop

Things to consider

Must be able to get to the place of work daily.

About the employer

William Davis Ltd is a family owned house builder located in Loughborough Leicester. Established in 1935, the Company has a longstanding history and reputation for providing high quality new family homes across the Midlands. The Company has a directly employed workforce comprising approx. 250 site based operatives across bricklaying, joinery, plumbing and electrical installation. These teams are supported and managed by a head office of 60 professional, technical and administrative staff. For the past two consecutive years William Davis has been named as a 5 star house builder by the Home Builders Federation which is testament to the Company’s quality craftsmanship and excellent customer service. The Company has a strong history of training and developing employees having operated a traditional apprenticeship scheme since 1945. Annually the Company works with local schools, colleges and the Construction Industry Training Board to recruit school leavers onto its training programme and currently has 40 trainees engaged in bricklaying, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, surveying and engineering apprenticeships.


William Davis Ltd


Forest Field

Forest Road


LE11 3NS

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Training provider

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations
  • Functional Skills : Maths L2 English L2 ICT L1 Employer rights and responsibility

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham


Nick Proverbs

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation * * Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early* This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on business@centralnottingham.ac.uk

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Oct 2017