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Apprentice Estimator/Project Manager EMERSON WILLIS LTD

The role will entail assisting in the pricing of projects being tendered for and then the administration of the construction phase. This is an exciting opportunity to join our small, friendly team, working within an exciting and busy environment.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 9am to 5pm and Friday, 8am to 4pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The works will involve:

  • Detailed measuring of drawings to enable the costing process for competitive tendering
  • Assistance to project managers during the works phases
  • Administration of health and safety and the production of O&M manuals for completed projects
  • Involvement in the day to day running of a busy construction company

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

  • Level 4 CertHE in Quantity Surveying
  • Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment
  • Training will be in the workplace at Emerson Willis office
  • Day release (one day per week) during term time to ARU campus in Chelmsford (24 days per year)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To progress onto the Level 6 Quantity Surveying Top-Up apprenticeship 
  • Complete the BSc Quantity Surveying degree

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent STEM (pref Maths) (Grade BBC (112 UCAS points)) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Construction (Grade DDM) Essential

Things to consider

The apprenticeship course itself starts in September 2023, but the successful applicant would be able to start working sooner at Emerson Willis Please ensure that you can attend in a safe and timely manner. Some knowledge of construction (desirable).

About the employer

Main Contractor. Refurbishment and new build of commercial and residential properties.







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Training provider



David Norton

Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveying technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

Send CV to Candidate selection done by interview

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

Apply now

Closing date: today