Building Services Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship - Level 3 MAINTENANCE AND CONTRACTING SERVICES LTD

In our Quantity Surveyor (QS) apprenticeship, you'll learn all about managing costs and budgeting for the mechanical and electrical elements of fit out construction projects. You'll dive into understanding project drawings, measuring things accurately, and figuring out costs and budgets.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am until 5pm with 1-hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    32 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

At MCS Ltd, we are looking to take on a Building Services Quantity Surveying Apprentice based in our office in London.

Although you will be undertaking the building services technician course, your day-to-day role will be within the team of quantity surveyors who look after the commercial aspect of the business.

As an apprentice, your day-to-day tasks will vary, as we’ll expose you to all aspects of our work so you can discover what suits you. Below is a list of activities you will be asked to undertake:

  • Review and organise project documents
  • Assist in measuring quantities from drawings
  • Contribute to cost estimation and budgeting
  • Support in the tendering process and bid analysis
  • Monitor and report on project costs and variations
  • Assist in contract administration
  • Conduct site visits and collaborate with on-site teams
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulations
  • Use software for reporting
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Document variations to project scope
  • Seek continuous learning and professional development

The training you will be getting

  • Building Services Engineering Technician - Level 3 apprenticeship
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once your apprenticeship has been completed you will have the opportunity to work within any of the departments you worked alongside as well as having the ability to undertake further training within with organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent All Subjects (Grade Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Ability to get to the office. Some overnight stays and travel will be required to Bristol - Travel costs, accommodation and food will be provided where needed by the company.

About the employer

MCS is an independently owned Building Services provider who specialise in the design, installation & delivery of building services solutions, covering all aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering installations.





4th Floor 158–160 North Gower Street




Danielle Haskings

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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

Building services engineering technician 2022

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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