Apprentice Quantity Surveyor TCS SCREEDING LIMITED

This role is perfect for someone who has a keen interest in the construction industry and is now looking to build their career. Duties include but are not limited to liaising with our contracts team and supervisors on site, dealing with any queries that may arise and checking and completing labour timesheets on a weekly basis.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working closely with our Director and Commercial Department
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
  • Preparing valuations and pricing of variations
  • Liaising with the procurement team to order materials for site
  • Monitor costs to ensure budgets are met/ cost analysis
  • Visiting our sites when required
  • Liaising with our contracts team and supervisors on site
  • Dealing with any queries that may arise
  • Checking and completing labour timesheets on a weekly basis
  • Measuring projects using Bluebeam
  • Completing 'tick sheets' of the drawings using Excel
  • Any other tasks requested by the Commercial Team

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


  • Construction quantity surveying technician Level 4 
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required


On programme Training:

o   Level 4 Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship Standard

o   Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment

o   Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English

o   Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate


End-Point Assessment

o   Online Portfolio

o   Online Test

o   Project

o   Professional Discussion

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Work to meet deadlines, Ability to work under pressure


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Desired
Other Driving licence (Grade pass) Desired

Things to consider

Experience in the Construction Industry Experience in the Commercial/Residential Flooring sector Previous experience working as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor or a role similar Using Bluebeam or another construction software similar

About the employer

The first choice contractor for residential and commercial developments, TCS service the whole of the UK with a strong focus in London and M25 Area. We specialise in all types of floor screed systems including traditional pumped screed, flowing screeds and proprietary and specialist mixes to suit project demands such as thermal conductivity, thin sections, early drying and increased strength. Our UFH division provides the complete warranted package of underfloor heating installation from start to finish, including technical design with bespoke CAD drawings, supply and installation of insulation, supply and installation of pipes and manifolds, pressure testing and commissioning. We only use products from trusted and well established suppliers from the UK and Europe that also carry a manufacturers warranty. Floor finishes we provide are Resin, Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles, Carpet, Wood and Laminate. With a wealth of experience in the industry, there are no project constraints that we are not already well equipped to deal with. Incorporated in 2004, we continue to focus on what we do well which is providing our clients with first class, defect free floor screeding and under floor heating services. We are always on the lookout for hard working people to join our company. There are lots of different progression routes at TCS and endless opportunities to learn new skills which we strongly encourage our employees to take advantage of. We are currently working on some of the biggest and most innovative projects in London and the surrounding areas, if this sounds like something you'd like to be a part of please apply now!




Unit 4 Kingfisher House

Crayfields Business Park

Orpington, Kent


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Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveying technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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