Apprentice Quantity Surveyor - HS2 London - 2024 SKANSKA UK PLC

Joining Skanska as an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor, you will support the delivery of the construction and handover phase of the HS2 (High Speed Two) Main Works project. You will be based with our Tunnels & Shafts team.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Starting salary: £16,800 to £23,860 depending on the apprenticeship level and your age. Travel allowance

    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

    Greenford – North Acton Please note you need to be able to commute to either of these locations from Monday to Friday. Working hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Skanska is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels) in a joint venture with Costain and STRABAG, forming SCS Joint Venture - JV). Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks, and the construction of site compounds.
  • As an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor, you will be part of our commercial team, where you will learn to manage all cost related aspects of construction projects. We will make it our ambition to prepare you for a successful and rewarding career in commercial management.
  • As a Quantity surveying apprentice, you’ll gain exposure to various elements of the commercial end to end process, consisting of the controlling and managing of costs on construction projects, working with a whole range of people within the business to make sure that everyone works to quality standards and helps keep the project on track. You will liaise with the client, prepare tenders and contracts, work with subcontractors, valuing completed works, managing budgets.

The training you will be getting

  • You will complete the Construction Quantity Surveying Technician (L4) and have the option to move on to the Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship Top-up (L6) and achieve a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree. This will be achieved through a day release programme of study delivered by a local university.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We want you to do well and will support you to have a meaningful career beyond the apprenticeship 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 4 including Maths & English (Grade Grade A-C/ 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Other UCAS Tariff points A levels, BTEC or Level 3 (Grade 112 points / BBC / DMM) Essential

Things to consider

Office and site based - you will spend a lot of time on a construction site and need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces.

About the employer

Skanska, one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups, is an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society. Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative, and progressive. We bring together people and technology, as part of our objective to make construction a safer and more collaborative industry. At Skanska, we believe in our Purpose: we build for a better society. Through our Values of care for life, commit to customers, be better – together, and act ethically and transparently you will enable us to deliver our Purpose.




Victoria Road


NW10 6NB


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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024