Apprentice Quantity Surveyor ADDISON HUNT LIMITED

We are seeking our next Apprentice to join our team in Loughborough. As a Consultancy, we provide commercial services to Clients and also (different to most other Consultancies) to Contractors & Sub-Contractors. This allows our Apprentices to develop with exposure to the full construction supply chain.

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Closing date: 01 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be reviewed every 6 months and any pay rise will reflect the Apprentice's development over that period. Subject to company performance there will be an annual bonus.

    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 to Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm with a 1 hour lunch. Some flexibility may be required to accommodate travel to the site.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Taking off quantities from drawings using software and scale ruler
  • Attending meetings with colleagues and taking minutes
  • Attending sites to develop an understanding of construction technology
  • Assisting with the completion of the following documents
    • Cost Estimates / Cost Plans
    • Analysis of Sub-Contractor & Supplier Quotations
    • Tender Enquiries
    • Tender Reports
    • Contracts
    • Variation Quotations
    • Cost Reports
    • Applications for Payments
    • Payment Notices
    • Final Account Agreements

The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will study the Chartered Surveyor Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship (Quantity Surveyor Pathway) at Nottingham Trent University.
  • Typically the Apprentice will require 120 UCAS points to successfully enrol.
  • The Apprentice will attend one day a week from September through to May for 5 years.
  • In Year 6 and 7 the Apprentice will complete the Assessment of Professional Competence with the RICS to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are a close team of 11 currently with an ambition to expand to 15 in the next 12 months. The organisational structure is therefore flat, the Apprentice may work with each colleague over a period of time but the Apprentice will be reporting to / managed by a Director.

The Apprentice's progress to Assistant QS and then QS will be dictated by the Apprentice's own development and the timeline of this. We do not operate a strict training progamme or timeline of promotion.

Progression is dictated by the Apprentice's own development progress and responsibility will be given to them when the capability to support our clients is there.

We are proud to see our first apprentice graduate this year and two other apprentices move into Year 4 and Year 3. They will also be available to provide support to the new Apprentice.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Various (Grade 120 UCAS Points) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Various (Grade 120 UCAS Points) Essential

About the employer

Addison Hunt is a progressive consultancy based in Loughborough, Leicestershire and provides Quantity Surveying & Project Management Services to both Clients and Contractors. We have a wealth of experience in delivering schemes throughout the country across various sectors including residential, healthcare, industrial and commercial. Recognising our Clients’ significant investment into their projects we aim to be their trusted partner.




12 Great Central Road


LE11 1RW


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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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