Apprentice Quantity Surveyor THOMAS CALLUM ASSOCIATES LTD

To assist and work with the Directors and Associate on all aspects of the contract in order to ensure financial and commercial objectives are met. To develop the role of a QS under the guidance from the team; the skills and techniques required to manage all the financial aspect of a project along with understanding the construction process.

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Closing date: 22 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am -5:00pm – 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Creating & reviewing chain tenders/quotations
  • Identifying best value quotes to the project
  • Liaising with the Design & Operational Managers with the construction process
  • Liaising by telephone/email with clients and sub-contractors
  • Preparing sub-contractor invitations to tender
  • Preparing return packages for tender
  • Preparing return tender invitations for presentation to client
  • Maintaining records of tenders submitted and their progress.
  • Preparing builders BoQ and take-off


  • Prepare sub-contract orders in line with the project particulars, financial targets and on programme requirements
  • Prepare sub-contract orders in line with company procedures including all contractual documents
  • Once sub-contractors places make sure that all relevant Site Managers & Contract Managers have all the relevant order information.

The training you will be getting


On programme Training:

  • Level 4 Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End-Point Assessment

  • Online Portfolio
  • Online Test
  • Project
  • Professional Discussion

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C / 9-4) Essential

About the employer

We are a team of Quantity Surveyors, Estimators, Construction Consultants, Contract Administrators and Employer's Agents. Our Services include Development Advice, Feasibility Studies, Cost Planning, Value Engineering, Schedule of Works, Take off and Builders Bill of Quantities, Estimating, Tender Analysis, Programming, Procurement, Valuations and Site Visits, Contract Documents and Final Accounts.




The Office

67a Bexley High Street



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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

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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