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Construction Quantity Surveyor Apprenticeship – Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc OAG Ltd

As our Apprentice Quantity Surveyor, you will work within the commercial department shadowing a Senior Quantity Surveyor learning the fundamentals of our business. They will offer you guidance and assistance with your development and you will gain a wider knowledge of how a commercial team interact with each department and how success is delivered.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106834

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key responsibilities of our Apprentice Quantity Surveyor will include:

  • Obtaining all cost information including estimating data and any quotations used tenders
  • Starting up financial files
  • Obtaining and agreeing procurement schedules
  • Raising draft invoices to accounts department
  • Producing projected sales forecast when the valuation dates are known
  • Setting up valuation format based around the tender document
  • Submitting valuations to the client in accordance with the valuation dates
  • Obtaining payment certificates
  • Ensuring accounts raise invoices
  • Placing sub-contract orders
  • Submitting cost value reconciliations
  • Invoice retention release
  • Attend regular internal contract review meetings
  • Value all variations and submit to the client
  • Instruct sub-contracts for variations – obtain a quotation where possible
  • Raise sub-contract payments
  • Agree final accounts with sub-contractors
  • Visit site regularly
  • Chase and obtain final retention releases

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

BSc (Hons) Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying) delivered by London South Bank University.

The course is delivered over three years, part-time, taught one day per week over six semesters with two or three modules being taught in each semester.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Apprentices will continue to develop into a successful quantity surveyor. On successful completion, students would be eligible (subject to grades) to progress onto a range of postgraduate courses within the division.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C / 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C / 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Subject (Grade BBC - BBB) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Subject (Grade D*D to D*D*) Essential

About the employer

OAG provide stunning glazing solutions across the industry and on some of the most iconic schemes. Providing an exceptional service and support through our team of dedicated staff, who are open and accessible for all. We lead by example and meet and stand by commitments we make, but most of all we always care and take pride in what we do, making us dependable for our clients. Our relationships are developed through being open, treating others fairly, operating safely, being respectful to the environment around us and providing a journey which we can all be proud of.

Employer

OAG Ltd

Address

OAG Ltd

Courtyard House

West End Road

HP11 2QB

Contact

Cally Bravington-Smith

HR@oag.uk.com

01494492600

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Training

Training provider

LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveyor (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)


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