Apprentice Estimator (QS) THE CASEY GROUP LIMITED

An amazing vacancy has arisen for an Apprentice Estimator/Quantity Surveyor at The Casey Group. The successful applicant will undertake an Apprenticeship through The Casey Group and Salford City College .

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Thursday 8am-4.30pm Friday 8am-3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

•                    Adhering to The Casey Group’s purpose, values, policies and procedures;

•                    Supporting the Estimating Team with sub-contractor and materials quote requests.

•                    Assisting in carrying out site visits to determine nature of works

•                    Updating tenders with quotations received from sub-contractors and suppliers

•                    Keep detailed records and maintaining well-organised work schedules.

•                    Arrange and prepare commercial documents for tender handover meetings.

•                    Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and subcontractors to gather necessary information.

•                    Prepare detailed cost estimates and proposals for clients.

•                    Monitor actual costs versus estimated costs throughout the project lifecycle.

•                    Tender analysis and cost recommendations;

•                    Acquiring quantities from working construction drawings;

•                    Providing assistance and advice to project teams on financial, and commercial matters;

•                    Participation in tender launch, mid tender and tender settlement meetings;

•                    Managing correspondence promptly and professionally;

•                    Interacting with construction team and quantity surveyors, ensuring good communication links are maintained.

•                    Proactively seek opportunities to enhance and drive personal and professional development;

The training you will be getting

You will work towards your Level 4 apprenticeship as a Quantity Surveying Technician.  Once this is gained you will then be given the opportunity to move onto the degree pathway.

The following qualification will be gained:

A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the industry’s recognised professional bodies meeting the educational requirements for Technician status or the equivalent level of membership.

Delivery method tbc.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once this qualification has been completed , there will be the opportunity to progress onto the degree pathway.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Commercial awareness, Ability to negotiate


GCSE or equivalent English , Maths, a Science (Grade GCSE C or above 4-9) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Construction (Grade Level 2 /Level 3) Desired

Things to consider

Applicants must hold a full clean driving license (or be working towards one). Use of a vehicle is needed as there will be site visits included in this role.

About the employer

Main Contractor. Our company purpose is “Improving Lives”. We create better social environments and a better standard of living for thousands through building and construction, commercial development, environmental and plant services for public and private sector clients.




Rydings Road



OL12 9PS

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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


Christine Birney

Apprenticeship standard

Construction quantity surveying technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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