Quantity Surveying Apprentice N & G GROUNDWORKS LTD

Working directly with your mentor, you will receive basic quantity surveying training, learning how to oversee the commercial side of the business and become part of the management team. Being involved in a diverse range of tasks means you will be working on live projects, but also experiencing the whole life cycle of construction projects.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Summer hours: 0730hrs – 1700hrs Winter hours: 0800hrs – 1630hrs. Overtime is available. Exact days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

On a daily basis you will be assisting your mentor with:

  • Measurement and quantification.
  • Monthly cost reporting [cost value reconciliation].
  • Contract administration.
  • Site visits and obtaining useful information to complete client instructions, interim applications and report actual progression vs programmed progression.

You will also be learning and implementing different building materials and construction methods for value engineering proposals.

Communicating with suppliers to obtain quotations for materials or specialist sub-subcontractor packages.  

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

Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard - Construction Quantity Surveying Technician:

  • Level 4 Construction Quality Surveying Technician - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours.
  • A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment.
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills English – (exemptions apply).
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics – (exemption apply).

The successful candidate will also need to complete a diagnostic assessment, which will help us plan the appropriate support required to meet your individual needs.

1 day a week release in Taunton.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Opportunity to gain full-time employment within the company.
  • Work towards greater roles and responsibilities.
  • If you successfully complete the apprenticeship, you will have the prospect of enrolling onto the degree apprenticeship in the following academic year.
  • Continuous training to improve your career pathway obtaining additional industry recognised qualifications or chartership with RICS, CIOB or ICES.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or above) Desired

Things to consider

We work across the South West, throughout: Devon, Somerset and Dorset. You will be required to work at the Lyme Regis Office address, but the nature of your work requires you to travel to various other sites as directed by the Company and therefore, you do not have a fixed place of work.

About the employer

We are a family owed groundworks and civil engineering company that is young and dynamic. Our goal is to deliver exceptionally high quality groundworks product and client care. We take all of our responsibilities seriously, none more so than health and safety, which is at the heart of everything we do. Undertaking work across a variety of sectors from: residential, commercial, retail, and social from a value ranging from £5,000 to £5m+. Operations we undertake that you could be a part of, are substructure block and brickwork up to DPC, retaining wall construction, installing of suspended flooring, face brickwork to garden screen walls, structural waterproofing and constructing new access paths and patios. All of these will give you hands on experience within the construction industry.








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Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveying technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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