Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship in Tower Hamlets MIDGARD LTD

A fantastic opportunity for a Tower Hamlets resident to become a qualified Construction Quantity Surveyor in the construction industry through working for a leading contractor, Midgard, part of the JRL Group. We offer opportunity and support to develop and learn. Candidates will manage costs relating to construction projects.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Stakeholder Pension Scheme Private Health Insurance Scheme Access to on-site gym facilities and fitness classes at head office

    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 8am to 6pm, times may vary depending on project. Our usual weekly working time is 45 hours, this will be adjusted to 40 hours for people under the age of 18.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    40 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will:

  • Assist senior managers with the budgeting of projects
  • Establish and control cost
  • Ensure that business targets and KPI's will be exceeded
  • Prepare project cost evaluations based on the project plan
  • Produce commercial reports, review results and consider trends
  • Select and manage specialist contractors and sub-contractors
  • Send out enquiries, collate prices, compare tenders and negotiate
  • Assist senior managers with legal and contractual issues

The training you will be getting

  • L6 Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree
  • Additional short courses and internal training programmes, e.g. on H&S Management

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunities to broaden your experience through secondment to our other in-house companies like McMullen Facades, Ark M&E or J. Reddington.

Potential career growth to Senior Quantity Surveyor or Contracts Manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Willingness/ability to travel, Scaffolding or QS experience, Full driving license preferred


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential
Other L4 HNC Dipl. Construction & the Built Environment (Grade Merit) Desired

Things to consider

Please show us that you know what a Construction Quantity Surveyor does.

About the employer

The JRL Group encompasses 20+ divisions delivering bespoke solutions for the most complex construction projects. We offer managed integrated construction solutions, with an annual turnover in excess of over £600m. Our portfolio of exciting projects include the Landmark Pinnacle, refurbishment of Regents Crescent and Royal Mint Gardens. We take pride in our diverse, flexible and skilled workforce, giving our people opportunities and confidence to innovate and succeed.




2 Trafalgar Way

Isle of Dogs


E14 5SP


Urte Sonnenberg


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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

Construction quantity 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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