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Quantity Surveyor Apprenticeship D.R. NOLANS & CO LIMITED

D.R. Nolans & Co are a professional Quantity Surveyor based in Kent & London. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to develop their knowledge, skills & behavior into a construction professional. Our committed team are involved in prestigious historic buildings, private residencies, new build, refurbishment & repair projects.

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance increase and bonus

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00- 17:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 4 days per week based in the office or onsite with 1 day study leave to attend university.
  • Assisting in pre contract activities, such as working on cost plans, estimates and tenders. This would include measuring, estimating and budget building using software and traditional methods.
  • Cost management and control of projects onsite, including valuations, variations, contract particulars and contract administration.
  • Attending design and site meetings with principal and senior members of staff.
  • Support and guidance from previous apprentices within the firm as well as from other members of staff.
  • Contributing to project teams and communicating on project outcomes to the business and clients.
  • Working towards the apprenticeship route for APC to become a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
  • Having fun :)

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

The candidate will obtain a Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management.

Training will be on the job in the office/onsite four days per week. Formal training will be at an agreed recognised university of choice one day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Candidate can progress to Assistant Surveyor, Surveyor and Senior 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, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent Various (Grade A-C) Essential

Things to consider

We are based in Maidstone, Kent and in central London. For further information on our company please visit or feel free to contact a member of our team. For further information on Quantity Surveyors please visit the below website:

About the employer

D R Nolans & Co are an independent professional quantity surveying firm. Their offices are based in Maidstone and London, covering construction projects across the UK. Projects include the conservation of historic buildings, new build, refurbishment/repairs and work to private residences. Many of the existing staff started with DRN through recognised training or apprenticeship routes. DRN has a clear commitment to develop and train the best people into a high performing and committed team.







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Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveyor (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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