Apprentice Land & Measured Building Surveyor TOTAL GEOMATICS LTD

Assisting a surveyor in undertaking surveys and producing drawings to a set standard. Geospatial survey technician Level 3 (A level).

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,158.72 to £20,048.08

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Assisting the surveyor onsite at client premises with calculating land/building measurements

  • Using the latest survey technology to assist the surveyor by operating the Total Station (Theodolite), GPS, and/or Scanner
  • Checking surveyors calculations
  • Responsible for checking the surveyors kit before and after jobs i.e. ensure batteries are fully charged
  • Set up and operate equipment under the guidance of a surveyor on site
  • Knock in pegs, pins and lift manholes when appropriate
  • Prepare the vehicle before leaving to go on site
  • Load and unload all necessary equipment into and out of the company vehicles (checking all equipment taken, returns to the kit room)
  • Loading information onto the system
  • Process surveys under the guidance of a surveyor
  • Undertake setting out under the guidance of a surveyor on site
  • Maintain and clean all pieces of equipment and vehicles on return from site and highlight any equipment issues to the Surveyor
  • File contract files when required and fill in job site information on the database
  • Complete all site Risk Assessments
  • Ensure that all quality control procedures are carried out on site and in the development of a survey
  • Follow procedures in accordance with our ISO certification, learning about the importance of health & safety and quality and accuracy within the business as well as the environmental impact of the company
  • Office time will be used to learn how to use software such as LSS, AutoCAD, and other relevant software and to assist the surveyor in producing technical drawings
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as required by the Surveyor team

The training you will be getting

  • Geospatial survey technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

A mixture of off-the-job knowledge training, complemented by working alongside experienced Surveyors.

Blended learning to complete Level 3 Geospatial Survey Technician apprenticeship with the requirement to attend block release training at Dudley College, Black Country & Marches Institute of Technology Campus, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4AL, and you will regularly attend in house training and development as part of the programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possibility of a permanent role for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship should an opportunity be available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Positive attitude, Proactive attitude, Self-motivated, Drive to succeed, Happy to work outdoors


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

Things to consider

It is a variable working environment a mix between site/outside and office computer work. Working in all all weathers on occasion.

About the employer

A small friendly office with a flexible working approach. With over 20 years in the industry we are always looking to expand our team bringing in new ideas and ways of working.







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Training provider


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


Claire Harper

01384 363107

Apprenticeship standard

Geospatial survey technician

Level 3 (A level)

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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