Apprentice Asset Surveyor EN:Able Futures CIC

EN:Able Futures, an award-winning apprenticeship employer, are partnering with Acis Group, a housing and employability charity in Gainsborough who create opportunities for people to live better lives through providing better homes and better services. We are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Asset Surveyor to join their team.

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Closing date: 25 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,392.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00 (with a 16:30 finish on a Friday)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000229620

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Housing Asset Management is an important role within social housing. It involves ensuring that a landlords homes are affordable, safe and attractive to tenants, plus they are financially viable. Managing assets is about investing in, maintaining and upgrading properties. To do this, it's fundamental to understand the needs and aspirations of tenants.

Your role is all about being part of the Investment Team within the Property Department, responsible for the delivery of a range of planned maintenance and improvement projects, including individual properties and large-scale programmes, ensuring high quality services to all customers.

As an apprentice within the workplace, you will learn how to undertake the following day to day tasks:

  • Identify the suitability of health and safety documentation, including risk assessments and method statements, to assist in ensuring sufficient planning has been carried out for tasks to be completed safely.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the requirements of a project are met, ensuring records of the communications are kept in line with company processes
  • Ensure accurate contractual records are kept in relation to the planning of construction projects
  • Support the production of resource lists, based on estimates, using technical drawings to identify the requirements of the project
  • Assist with the development of tenders relevant to the construction project, ensuring records of tenders are kept and processed within the required timescales
  • Support the procurement of project materials, plant and sub-contractors
  • Support the progress of construction projects, recommending and proposing revisions of programmes and assisting with the planning of schedules of work
  • Support the implementation of appropriate contract quantities and cost monitoring systems to provide early warning of problems for all contract phases on-site
  • Use surveying information to contribute to the measurement, evaluation and review of project performance.
  • Assist with insurance and disrepair claim resolution
  • Keep up to date with current legislation and best practice

The training you will be getting

The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Construction Support Technician Qualification, which will take 24 months plus End Point Assessment (EPA)

Functional Skills Level 2 English and maths if required.
Delivery method and location of training has yet to be confirmed. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

With this qualification, you can pursue a career in multiple disciplines within construction such as Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Buying & Procurement or Planning.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5-9) Essential

About the employer

EN:Able Futures, award-winning Shared/Flexi Job apprenticeship service will support you through your apprenticeship journey and professional development. We employ our apprentices directly and are listed on the Flexi Job Apprenticeship Register. We work with hosts in Yorkshire and the North East to provide apprentices in the construction and civil engineering industry.

Employer

EN:Able Futures CIC

Address

57 Bridge Street

Gainsborough

Lincolnshire

DN21 1GG

Contact

Daniel Simpkins

daniel.simpkins@efficiencynorth.org

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Training

Training provider

T3 TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT LTD

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 support technician

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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