Apprentice Quantity Surveyor HUNTLEY CARTWRIGHT

This is a great opportunity to start your career in a professional construction consultancy and gain vital industry experience. Huntley Cartwright is a successful firm of Chartered Quantity Surveyors working on a diverse range of projects. Huntley Cartwright are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice Quantity Surveyor to join our growing team.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    9.00am – 5.30pm Monday – Friday including one day a week at University.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250986

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Training to be provided – Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons). This course is for students who wish to obtain an honours degree in surveying accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). As part of the programme, students will be mentored and will work towards becoming chartered with RICS. We have a fully supported RICS approved training programme.     

  • Cost Estimating
  • Measurement skills
  • Valuation of construction works
  • Procurement
  • Contracts

The training you will be getting

  • The course is a five year part time degree course. (One day per week / day release at University in term time).
  • Degree is BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying.
  • The final stage of the Apprenticeship programme is the RICS APC (assessment of professional competence) which leads to Chartered Quantity Surveyor status (MRICS)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveying qualification. Candidates will aspire to act as QS on their own construction projects.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any related subject (Grade BBB) Essential

Things to consider

This opportunity will involve visits to construction sites and offices of other design consultants and client. Additionally, applications that do not clearly meet the academic entry criteria by not listing GCSE's or highest level of qualifications, will not be considered for this role.

About the employer

Huntley Cartwright is a professional Chartered Quantity Surveying Practice with wide experience of working for many leading investors, developers and occupiers in the property market. The Partners and staff offer an exclusive personal service by building close working relationships with the client and each member of the design and construction team. The Practice was founded on the core skill of Quantity Surveying and today provides an extensive range of services to the construction industry. There are seven Partners, two Associates and over ten Quantity Surveyors in our team together with four staff who provide a solid foundation for our administration. Each new opportunity is met with enthusiasm and the capability to respond in full to project requirements. Through qualification, experience and application we are able to demonstrate our success in achieving substantial repeat business.

Employer

HUNTLEY CARTWRIGHT

Address

VICTORIA HOUSE

HARESTONE VALLEY ROAD

CATERHAM

CR3 6HY

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Training

Training provider

LONDON SOUTH BANK 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

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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