Apprenticeship for MEP / M&E Quantity Surveyor MAG-7 LIMITED

Achieving a recognised degree that can lead to becoming a Chartered RICS Quantity Surveyor while all fees are paid and no student loan to pay off. On the job training while gaining valuable experience with ongoing career development. There is an industry need for this role and it is well paid, especially when qualified.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary to be reviewed after successful completion of probation period

  • Working week

    The daily unpaid lunch break is 30 minutes. The Company’s core hours of work are between 0900 and 1730 Monday to Friday. Lunch breaks can be taken flexibly.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Initially the role will involve studying and attending university on a day release basis alongside gaining on the job experience by shadowing the line manager and assisting with the following generic tasks:

  • Preparation of accounts
  • Managing documents
  • Monitoring KPI’s
  • Financial reporting
  • Agreeing accounts
  • Visiting projects

The training you will be getting

  • Construction quantity surveyor (degree)
  • We offer a unique training programme, overseen by a designated mentor. The programme is tailored and works with a blend of formal learning leading to recognised qualification, alongside on the job training and experience
  • Our programme includes a three-way apprenticeship agreement endorsed by the candidate, the learning centre and us

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified ongoing training can include short term course, Career Path Development [CPD] courses and seminars
  • Our scheme can be a pathway to membership of the RICS and other professional bodies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Loyal, honest & trustworthy, Competent with Microsoft Excel


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent IT (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Desired
A Level or equivalent In line with GCSE subjects (Grade Passes to min 112 UCAS points) Essential
BTEC or equivalent In line with GCSE subjects (Grade Passes to min 112 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

The role will be based in Southampton & will involve travelling to our client sites & offices. Our Apprentice Sam says: Since joining Mag-7 in Sept 23, the team's warm welcome has made settling in a pleasure. Despite my lack of industry experience, my colleagues & lecturers have been incredibly helpful, I am excited about the journey ahead.

About the employer

MAG-7 are a consultancy business specialising in MEP building services quantity surveying and dedicated to finding commercial solutions for our clients.




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Blechynden Terrace


SO15 1GW



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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 surveyor (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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