Apprentice Quantity Surveyor tarmac/TP/111/5143 NORTHSTONE (NI) LIMITED

Are you a school or college leaver, or potentially looking for a change of career? Join us as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor at Tarmac, based at our Alrewas Offices close to Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire, you'll get hands-on experience in various tasks that will help develop your skills, qualify and allow you to progress within the business!

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary included above is for the 1st 12 months whilst on programme. After month 12, this salary increases. If you are aged 21 or over on your first anniversary, your salary will increase in line with national minimum wage.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, with a College day (TBC)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties may include: ​

  • Learning about the different business functions and what our contacting business does​
  • Reviewing and preparing client accounts​
  • Quantifying projects from drawings ​
  • Generating payments and sub-contract purchase orders​
  • Understand Tarmac's financial cycle and how and when documents need to be submitted to meet tight deadlines
  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed!​

The training you will be getting

  • Construction QS Technician Level 4​ Apprenticeship Standard
  • Block release College day

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We would hope that all our apprentices would remain in our business as we see them as our future leaders.

Progression roles include Assistant Quantity Surveyor and Senior Quantity Surveyor.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 112 UCAS Tariff Points) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 112 UCAS Tariff Points) Essential

Things to consider

Working outdoors. Age: 18. Driving Licence required. Role is easily commutable from Burton-on-Trent, Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock, Rugeley, Swadlincote, Woodville, Measham, Burntwood, Fazeley, Aldridge, Shenstone, Polesworth and Newhall.

About the employer

With 150 years of experience and heritage to our name, we’re a national network of local businesses, combining the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry’s most iconic brands: Tarmac, pioneers and inventors of the modern road, and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement. We employ around 7,000 people across a network of more than 400 sites across the UK. Tarmac is part of CRH, the world's leading building materials business.




Yewtree House

Croxall Road, Alrewas


DE13 7LR


Darren Page

07483 939300

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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

Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveying technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024