Apprentice Solar and Insulation Estimator



Closes in 22 days (Friday 16 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 25 June 2024


The role is to turn insulation and solar tenders which our Business Development Managers have identified and convert them into quotations for work, with designs to meet the design standards set for insulation and solar output delivered through AutoCad designs and Bill of Quantities which produce a price for the work which is set by the company.

Annual wage
£13,312 to £23,795.20 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Construction support technician (level 3)
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


2 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

Construction Support Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • On-the-job training 
  • Off-the-job training

Where you’ll work




LE65 1JS


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Construction support technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Apply and integrate appropriate mathematical and technical knowledge in the completion of built environment site and/or office processes to contribute to the coordination of construction projects.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations and procedures. Identify and document risks and hazards. Apply statutory and company environmental and safe working practices. Produce construction project risk assessment and method statements.
  • Communicate verbally to internal and external stakeholders using a range of techniques in line with company policies.
  • Interpret and abstract contract documentation to develop site solutions.
  • Apply digital construction processes to produce resource lists from tender and contract documentation.
  • The use of project tendering, measurement and costing systems to assist with the planning of schedules of work and to provide early warning of problems for all contract phases on site.
  • Plan, carry out and manage own work in line with management requirements, assessing tasks, scheduling work, achieving deadlines, reviewing performance and keeping records of work undertaken.
  • Apply sustainable principles and low carbon processes in order to implement site environmental solutions.
  • Use information technology. For example, for document creation, communication, and information management. Comply with GDPR and cyber security.
  • Plan and undertake continued professional development (CPD) to maintain and enhance competence in their own area of practice.
  • Communicate in written form to internal and external stakeholders using a range of techniques and reporting mechanisms in line with company policies, using construction and built environment terminology.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 5)
    • Maths (grade 5)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Team working
    • Word
    • Excel
    • AutoCad
    • Flexible

    Other requirements

    Travel to Ashby De La Zouch and to Stephenson College in Coalville.

    About this company

    Absolute Solar is a family owned an run business, originally founded in 1991 to undertake new build and domestic retrofit insulation, both cavity wall insulation (CWI) and loft insulation (LI)which was an early adopter of solar panel systems. In 2009 the company was renamed Absolute Solar to reflect the importance of this technology to the business. With 35 employees the company works with all major housebuilders throughout the Midlands designing and installing insulation and renewable technology solutions to meet client specifications.

    After this apprenticeship

    • With an expanding company there are opportunities to develop within the company

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Apprenticeship Department


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260167.

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    Closes in 22 days (Friday 16 August at 11:59pm)

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