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Level 4 Quantity Surveying Apprentice THOMAS CALLUM ASSOCIATES LTD

To work with the Directors and Associate on all aspects of the contract in order to ensure financial and commercial objectives are met. To develop the role of a Quantity Surveyor under the guidance from the team; the skills and techniques required to manage all the financial aspect of a project along with understanding the construction process.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Some days shifts may apply.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

 Creating & reviewing supply chain tenders/quotations.
 Identifying best value quotes to the project.
 Liaising with the Design & Operational Managers with the construction process.
 Liaising by telephone/email with clients and sub-contractors.
 Preparing sub-contractor invitations to tender.
 Preparing trade packages for tenders.
 Preparing return tender invitations for presentation to client.
 Maintaining records of tenders submitted and their progress.
 Preparing builders BoQ and take-off.

 Prepare Sub-Contract orders in line with the project particulars, financial targets and on programme requirements.
 Prepare Sub-Contract orders in line with company procedures including all contractual documents.
 Once Sub-Contractors placed make sure that all relevant Site Managers & Contract Managers have all the relevant order information.

General Assistance
 To provide general assistance as identified to the Senior Quantity Surveyor and Directors
 Answering the telephone and dealing with general enquiries.
 Maintaining the Approved list of Contractors register.
 Maintaining tender registers for TCA clients.
 Compiling mail shot directories for new contacts.
 Issuing letters and enclosure to new contacts.
 Filing
 General admin duties as directed

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?



On programme Training:

o   Level 4 Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship Standard

o   Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment

o   Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English

o   Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate


End-Point Assessment

o   Online Portfolio

o   Online Test

o   Project

o   Professional Discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It will be discussed once the learner finishes the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Keen to Learn, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A to C /9 to 4) Desired

About the employer

Quantity Surveyors We provide services relating to: Estimating Programming Procurement Post Contract Retention Recovery Take Off & Bill of Quantities




Avalon House

210, Upton road

South Bexley


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Training provider



Hima Bindu Challa


Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveying technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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