Greenwood Projects is an award-winning Construction Consultancy. The projects we work on include cathedrals, schools, medical centres, leisure centres, police stations and country estates. We are looking for more like-minded, high-calibre individuals to join our team. We are currently based in Upton Snodsbury Worcester with offices nationwide.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday, 09:00 to 17:00. Friday, 09:00 to 16:30. Total hours per week: 37 (including training).

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will support the team, under the supervision of a Project or Senior Quantity Surveyor, assisting in the full range of Quantity Surveying duties.

This will include assisting in:

  • Undertaking pre and post contract Quantity Surveying roles
  • Creating Cost Estimates and Cost Plans
  • Preparing Cashflow Forecasts
  • Compiling reports
  • Attending meetings
  • Visiting site
  • Advising on cost implications due to design changes, alternative forms of procurement or construction etc.
  • Collating and preparing tender documentation
  • Undertaking Value Engineering exercises
  • Preparation and compiling of Contract Documents
  • Undertaking Valuations
  • Assessment of progress of works on site and checking of stock on site
  • Preparing Final Accounts
  • Arithmetical checking of documentation
  • Filing, archiving and document control

A typical week will usually involve one or more supervised visits to sites with the remainder office based.

The training you will be getting

  • Apprentice qualification - BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).  This is usually undertaken as a day release over the course of five years.
  • 1 day per week university attendance at BCU.
  • 20% off the job training, including weekly university attendance.
  • Expected duration
  • 60 Months Apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship level
  • Degree - Level 6 (Degree with honours)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once the apprenticeship has been completed Greenwood Projects will offer APC support to become Chartered.
  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor level with opportunities to progress within the company. 

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 112 UCAS Points) Essential

Things to consider

Greenwood Projects have a successful apprentice programme, with students already attending the course, support with peers will be available. Driving licence and car ownership desired but not essential, it is envisaged that during the training period you would accompany Senior staff members on site visits and visits to other company offices.

About the employer

We are experienced providers of Project Management Services, Commercial Management / Quantity Surveying Services & CDM Principal Designer Services with a 37-year track record of working for Clients across all sectors of industry and commerce. We have wide-ranging experience including major commercial mixed-use developments, healthcare, education, ecclesiastical, arts, theatre and community projects. We also have a specialist team focused on heritage and restoration, with expertise on grant funding, listed building management and development and conservation and restoration techniques.









Rachael Thornelow

01905 26479

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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

Chartered 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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