Higher & Degree Apprenticeship in Quantity Surveying- Southampton Barratt Homes

A Quantity Surveying Apprentice is required. Commencing in January each year, Barratt Developments offer a 5-year Degree Apprenticeship. We’ve partnered with Sheffield Hallam University to offer a bespoke Higher and Degree Apprenticeship where you’ll join as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor, giving you hands-on experience from day one. Duties include: assisting in the accurate costing and cost control for each aspect of site development and providing administrative support for the team whilst maintaining relevant filing and database systems.

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

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,000.00

    £21,000- £24,000 salary depending on location and experience Competitive Bonus Scheme Private Medical Insurance – Single Cover 26 days holiday Choice of Flexible Benefits Enhanced Family Friendly Policies

  • Working week

    You will work Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2025

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228689

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be expected to:

  • Continue to develop through reviews with your coach and mentor
  • Assist the Quantity Surveyor in managing subcontractors, materials and goods
  • Assist in the accurate costing and cost control for each aspect of site development
  • Assist with the compilation of all departmental reports and attend meetings as required
  • Provide administrative support for the team whilst maintaining relevant filing and database systems.

The training you will be getting

  • Over the course of the 5 years, you'll achieve an industry accredited Cert HE and BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Practice in Residential Development and Quantity Surveying
  • You’ll join as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor within your chosen location, giving you hands-on experience from day one
  • Each year you will complete four 1-week teaching blocks at Sheffield Hallam University through a combination of classroom and online teaching

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Over the course of the 5 years, you'll achieve an industry accredited Cert HE and BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional
  • Practice in Residential Development and Quantity Surveying and have usually been promoted to Assistant Quantity Surveyor during the course of the Apprenticeship.
  • Typically apprentices have then gone on to become a Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor/Chief Surveyor.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9) Desired
A Level or equivalent Any discipline (Grade NA) Desired

About the employer

Barratt Developments has been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder thirteen years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs. We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

Employer

Barratt Homes

Address

Tollbar House

Tollbar Way

Hedge End

SO30 2UH

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Training

Training provider

SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Apply through our website Complete a Video Interview Attend a Final Interview with Pre-prepared Presentation SHU Eligibility application form Offer

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Mar 2024