Level 7 Apprentice Town Planner UPP CONSULTANTS LTD

UPP offers an excellent opportunity for a potential candidate to join a dynamic practice which presents genuine prospect for growth and career development. This is the perfect position for someone who has the right attitude and potential, who is passionate about their work and keen to grow in their career.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Our working hours are 9.00am - 6.00pm Monday - Thursday and 9.00am - 4.00pm Friday. Total hours per week: 37.5

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Responding to initial client enquiries
  • Undertaking planning research in order to better respond to those enquiries
  • Assisting with site appraisals
  • Liaison with clients and other team members
  • Undertaking planning history searches and policy analysis
  • Assisting with preparation of planning statements
  • Assisting with assessing planning potential and formulating planning strategies
  • Preparation of planning applications, notices and CIL forms
  • Preparation of applications to discharge planning conditions
  • Assisting with preparation of planning appeals
  • Liaising and negotiating with planning officers at local planning authorities

The training you will be getting

  • The apprentice will gain a Level 7 Master's Degree from UCL
  • Successful apprentices will gain a Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) fully-accredited qualification from an RTPI accredited Planning Institution.
  • The apprentice will train at our office in Camden with flexible working arrangements possible
  • Training will be one day a week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Qualify as a Chartered Town Planner and progress to becoming RTPI accredited Progress to Town Planner level and then work way up to Senior Town Planner / Principal Planner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


Other Undergraduate with 2:1 or above (Grade 2:1 or above) Essential

About the employer

UPP is a multi-disciplinary practice consisting of architects and planning consultants. The practice was set up in 2016 as an Urban Planning Consultancy firm and has evolved to include architectural services at all design stages. As of 2021, UPP has a diverse team of 25 people with offices in both London and Spain.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered town planner (degree)

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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