Apprentice Quantity Surveyor United Living Group

As an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor with Property Services, you’ll be given a real job from day one where you will gain hands-on industry experience, and the knowledge required to achieve a nationally recognised qualification. You’ll be fully supported by an expert network of colleagues, as you work to build the foundations for a career with us.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 42.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256029

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

United Living Group is comprised of four complementary businesses, all dedicated to realising our vision of creating a connected, sustainable future. Our Property Services business revitalises homes and communities through the regeneration of living spaces, breathing new life into neighbourhoods.

As a vital member of the Property Services team, you will assist the Quantity Surveyors with the fiscal and contractual administration of projects being carried out.

You will be fully supported, and this is a great opportunity for you to build a solid foundation to your career. During your time on your programme, you will be responsible for assisting your team with:

 

·       Preparing and issuing subcontract enquiries and trade packages.

·       Assessing and comparing subcontractors quotes and drafting orders.

·       Preparing monthly reports.

·       Evaluating materials on site.

·       Paying invoices through the finance system

The training you will be getting

As an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor with Property Services, you’ll be given a real job from day one where you will gain hands-on industry experience, and the knowledge required to achieve a nationally recognised qualification. You’ll be inspired and stretched professionally, but fully supported by an expert network of colleagues, as you work to build the foundations for a career within United Living, and the construction industry.

To help you settle into your role, we’ll provide you with a buddy from our apprentice population. They will have some great advice as they were in exactly the same situation as you not so long ago, and you’ll also receive a dedicated mentor who will help guide you throughout your apprenticeship programme to help you achieve professional success.

As part of your Apprenticeship, you will be enrolled onto the Level 6 Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship (Quantity Surveying pathway) qualification with one of our training partners. You will be fully supported through a variety of methods such as classroom or remotely taught sessions, learning materials, and one-to-one support from your tutor or coach. They will also meet regularly with you and your line manager to ensure you are progressing through your programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be able to continue in your career at United Living as a Quantity Surveyor.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths plus 3 others (Grade 4-9/C-A*) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 112 UCAS Points) Essential

About the employer

United Living is a leading infrastructure, construction, and property services company in the UK. We help our customers and the communities they serve benefit from resilient infrastructure, affordable homes, and improved living spaces that are fit for the future. We employ over 1400 people and work with a broad range of public and private sector clients.

Employer

United Living Group

Address

2 Dursley Road

Grenwich

London

SE3 8PD

Contact

Rebecca Harrison

apprenticeships@unitedliving.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

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


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are ready to be part of our expanding team and contribute to our success, please visit our website and click the I’m interested button and submit an application. We recommend you apply as early as possible as we may close this vacancy before the closing date if we receive sufficient applications.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024