Apprentice Land Surveyor N J C SURVEYS LTD

A career in Geospatial Engineering with a well established Surveying Consultant. A career working in a varied environment e.g. in the office processing in Cad or working outside surveying the terrain. Although based in the East Midlands we undertake surveys nationwide. Our projects involve working with major developers, architects and planners.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm. Office hours (1hr lunch) May work early mornings and overnight stays.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Land surveying using a Total Station/GPS
  • Processing surveying data
  • Processing using CAD

The training you will be getting

  • Civil Engineering Degree (Level 7) Apprenticeship Standard
  • University of Derby
  • Apprentices would be expected to attend the University on a day release basis for 28 days each year.
  • Minimum of 4 years to 4 and a half years

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To become a Geospatial Engineer 
  • To be compentant and confident to undertake land surveys, processing and drawing surveys independently

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Computing (Grade A*-C) Desired
A Level or equivalent ICT (Grade A*-C) Desired
A Level or equivalent Physics (Grade A*-C) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Civil Engineering Technician (Grade Level 3) Desired

Things to consider

This career will involve working outside in fields and on construction sites and some manual handling. There will be early mornings and some over night stays.

About the employer

NJC Surveys Ltd was founded in June 2004. We work with major developers, architects, planners, local councils and homeowners.




36 Main Street



CV13 0EZ


Neil Clarke

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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

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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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