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Apprentice Land Surveyor Woods Hardwick

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to expand the team in the surveying arm of this practice. Comprehensive in-house training would be offered and professional development encouraged for a willing learner to expand their skills in this vital sector of the construction industry.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist the surveyor on-site at client premises with calculating land and/or building measurements and carry out drainage
  • investigations.
    Use latest surveying technology to assist the surveyor by operating the Total Station (Theodolite) and GPS.
  • Learn to use survey software such as N4ce and AutoCAD in order to produce technical drawings.
  • Maintain the surveyor’s kit before and after jobs i.e. ensure batteries are fully charged.
  • Load information onto the system and export to AutoCAD
    Office time will be used to learn how to use software such as n4ce, AutoCAD and REVIT and to assist the surveyor in producing technical drawings
  • General administrative tasks such as filing, scanning and photocopying.
  • Outdoor and often site based work involving rough terrain, carrying equipment safely and work in all weather conditions.

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

Apprentices will achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Surveying as a pre requisite to end point assessment and will become Associate members of the RICS (AssocRICS).

The apprenticeship will be delivered by our provider Learning Skills Partnership via blended learning, combining on line lectures and regular face to face visits. During your apprenticeship, as well as learning and developing your academic knowledge.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship programme is very much the start of an exciting career in the industry with wide ranging prospects which may span a number of roles. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative


GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Employment would be full time and the normal working hours would be a minimum of 8 hours per day, with 1 hour for lunch. Site hours will be flexible to accommodate site and weather conditions and daylight hours as necessary. Travel time to and from site is not normally considered to be part of working hours. In this instance, overtime payments can be agreed with management. For example, typically, surveyors prefer an early morning start to miss rush hour traffic. What we offer: · 25 days holiday, plus additional bonus day off for your birthday · Regular social events · Friendly and inclusive working environment which is dynamic and committed to growth · Regular training and development opportunities

About the employer

Woods Hardwick Surveying is the surveying department one of the UK’s leading multidisciplinary professional practices, offering a complete consultancy including architecture, town planning, civil engineering, transport planning and of course, land surveying. Woods Hardwick Surveying has many years’ experience in the industry, offering a high quality, thorough service across England, although particularly in the South-East.


Woods Hardwick


15-17 Goldington Road


MK40 3NH

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Surveying technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2022