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Apprentice Rural Surveyor H&H Land & Estates

An opportunity to join H&H Land & Estates as a Chartered Surveyor (Rural) degree apprentice, starting in September 2022. Training will take place at Harper Adams University during block teaching weeks on campus in Shropshire. You will undertake a 5 year apprenticeship and be supported with on the job training in a supportive, friendly environment.

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

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary range £16,000 to £17,500 dependent on experience Annual leave will be 20 days plus bank holidays

  • Working week

    Working week 9:00 – 5:00 Monday – Friday

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

There is an age old saying in land agency, that no two days are ever the same.

H&H Land & Estates regularly advise their clients in relation to the full spectrum of land agency matters including valuation; sales; lettings; residential and commercial development; farm business advice; landlord & tenant advice; forestry; and utilities work, amongst many more.

Day to day responsibilities will involve

  • Supporting all members of the professional team at the H&H Land & Estates Durham office, getting fully involved in all of the aforementioned areas of professional practice.
  • Duties might range from writing of valuation reports to undertaking site inspections, following the laying of a new water main through land belonging to a client, and anywhere in between.
  • Assisting in providing regular client update reports and attending scheme progress meetings as required

The Durham office advises clients throughout the North East and Yorkshire.


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

You will work towards achieving the Chartered Surveyor Degree apprenticeship, which includes:

BSc (Hons) degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management (REALM).

You will also work towards your APC (the Assessment of Professional Competence), which is the final assessment of your apprenticeship and leads to the MRICS qualification (Chartered Surveyor). 

Training will be delivered at Harper Adams University through block weeks of training, supported by activities in the workplace such as work shadowing. There will be 8 block weeks of training throughout the year on campus that you will be expected to attend.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship leads to a qualified profession (MRICS). We will support you to achieve this as part of the structured programme. Once qualified you will have the opportunity to grow further within the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Keen interest in rural affairs, A desire to learn


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A levels (Grade A-C) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to balance work, study and home life and manage different priorities for meeting deadlines at work and also for academic study. You will be supported by your employer and the university to do this but you will need to manage your time effectively in order to meet these potentially competing demands. You will also need to travel to different rural locations in the surrounding area, so access to your own transport is essential for this role

About the employer

Welcome to H&H Land & Estates, the North's leading chartered surveyors, land agents, estate and letting agents and valuers, operating across northern England and southern Scotland with offices and branches in Carlisle, Cockermouth, Durham, Kendal, Keswick and Penrith. Each hub provides clients access to the company’s full range of professional services such as farm and land sales, planning, development, valuations, estate and land management, environmental and forestry advice and residential sales or lettings services.


H&H Land & Estates


Blackmoor Court,

Durham Moor,



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Training provider



Carol Rogers


Apprenticeship standard

Chartered surveyor (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply via H&H Land & Estates’ website and contact Ms Margaret Irving ( for further information if needed.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Aug 2022