Apprentice Estimator FP MCCANN LIMITED

You will work within the Estimating team under the support and supervision of a dedicated mentor. To undertake the tasks involved within the estimating process, including - measuring and doing take-offs to producing quotations for external customers.

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Closing date: 29 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    33days holiday including bank holidays

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday; shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Initially you will spend time learning about the products we sell
  • When you are confident with the products we offer, you will be shown how to review drawings provided by customers
  • In the case of flooring, you will be looking at customers floor plans and identifying where our precast flooring product is required
  • Once confident with reviewing drawings, you’ll be shown how to collate quotations, using our bespoke computer software, from here you will start to complete your own quotations under the guidance of a mentor
  • You will also attend college on day release to broaden your knowledge and skillset
  • As you become more experienced in the role, you will be responsible for producing and managing multiple quotations whilst also learning how to convert an enquiry to an order
  • Whilst still supported you will have less reliance on your mentor
  • You will also be introduced to other areas of the department with involvement in design, planning and production to broaden your overall knowledge

The training you will be getting

  • This apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace and at college once a week
  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve Construction Support Technician Level 3

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There are excellent opportunities for progression within the company, with a strong focus on continued learning and personal development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative, Willingness to learn, UK Driving License


GCSE or equivalent 3 more GCSE grades (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
Other UK Driving License (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

A valid driving license with access to a car. Unfortunately, public transport is not practical at the Weston Underwood site.

About the employer

FP McCann is the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of precast concrete solutions. In Northern Ireland, we also offer Quarrying, Ready Mix, Surfacing, Dry Silo Mortar, Construction and FP McCann Homes. From our 12 UK-based manufacturing facilities, FP McCann offers an extensive range of quality precast concrete solutions that include drainage and water management, tunnels and shafts, rail, power and infrastructure, walling, fencing, agricultural, flooring, filter bed systems, bespoke precast, tanks and chambers, dock leveller pit systems, box culverts, building products and architectural & structural products. At FP McCann, we can customise our solutions to ensure they create maximum value for your project, accommodating your site conditions, design requirements and construction needs.




Bullhurst Lane

Weston Underwood



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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


Isabelle Torrance


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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