Apprentice Quantity Surveyor SPL POWERLINES UK LIMITED

The Powerlines Group is the leading European supplier for railway electrification. SPL Powerlines is a full-service provider and offers it's customers a whole range of services from Consulting and System Design to Installation and Maintenance. This apprenticeship opportunity will involve assisting the commercial and contract management department

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

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary level shall be discussed at the interview stage

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday Hours to be discussed but between 08:00 till 17:00

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • This role will undertake a discipline rotation within appropriate departments in order to gain the skills and competencies to complete the requirements of the apprenticeship and have an understanding of the structure up of the company overall.
  • The apprentice will be involved in supporting the project team to deliver contracts whilst developing Quantity Surveying, Commercial and Contract Management skills.
  • The role will also involve assistance in the administration of Sub-contractor accounts from project start up through to final account, including the administration of sub-contract payments and issuing payment notices

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

The Apprentice will work towards the RICS APC over the duration of their apprenticeship enrolling in year 3 and taking the RICS APC final assessment as their end point assessment, this will lead to achieving full chartered surveyor status.

The role will allow you to access on and off the job training, providing a fantastic platform to gain knowledge and practical experience.

Applicants for this course will need to meet the standard BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management entry qualifications:

120 UCAS Tariff points from

A-levels – BBB; or T-level Merit overall grade; or
BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or
120 UCAS Tariff points from an equivalent qualifications; and
GCSEs – English and Maths grade C / 4.
Applicants applying without A-levels will have their qualifications assessed for subject compatibility.

All successful applicants must meet the criteria for Apprentices set by the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once the 5 year apprenticeship is passed and completed successfully, we would expect the individual to be a competent Quantity Surveyor and support their further development to work towards a Senior Quantity Surveyor within the company as well as gaining relevant Professional membership status.

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, Prioritise workloads, Engage with people, Build relationships, Follow instructions


GCSE or equivalent 3 x subjects (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 x subjects (Grade B minimum or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Extended Diploma (Grade DDM) Essential
Other T- level (Grade Merit overall grade) Essential

Things to consider

Site visits will be required during the apprenticeship on occasion to support the understanding of the industry. We would anticipate this is no more than once per month.

About the employer

SPL Powerlines is one of the leading Tier 1 Overhead Line Contractors to Network Rail and has seen significant growth over the last 5 years in the UK. Keen to give opportunities to individuals to develop their careers in the Rail industry with supported development and on the job, real situation involvement to enhance skills and experience whilst studying towards formal qualifications.




Trent House

R T C Business Park, London Road


DE24 8UP

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Training provider



Toni Kirby

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered surveyor (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Mar 2023