Degree Apprenticeship Undergraduate: BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying Construction Quantity Surveyor

Accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Introduction

Quantity surveying involves the controlling and managing of costs on construction projects. As a Construction Quantity Surveyor apprentice, you’ll be supported in developing the key knowledge, skills and behaviours to advance your experience and take on a lead role in more complex and exciting projects. You will study for a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying while you work, with no tuition fees to pay.

Course highlights

  • Work-based approach allows you to deliver impact in the workplace as you learn
  • Study while you work, with no tuition fees
  • Accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Our Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship is ideal if you're wanting to build on your existing experience or are looking to develop new skills to enhance future career opportunities. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to support your role as a construction quantity surveyor and taking a leading role in exciting and complex construction projects.

Key facts

An apprenticeship is a job with training, combining practical experience with academic learning.


At least 20% of your contracted working hours will be classed as 'off-the-job'. This time will be dedicated to developing the knowledge and skills needed to meet the requirements of the apprenticeship, and therefore is not part of your usual work duties.


The off-the-job learning will be delivered through university-led learning sessions and activities, and practical learning experiences in your usual work setting.


Our Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship is delivered on a day release basis at our Chelmsford campus.


Assessment

You will be assessed at the end of each module you undertake (on-programme assessments) which will contribute towards the final award of your qualification.


You will also undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA) to complete your apprenticeship when all on-programme assessments have been successfully passed.


The EPA for this apprenticeship is independently assessed and takes place when all on-programme assessments have been successfully passed.

Accreditation

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Our course in Chelmsford is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, infrastructure and construction. RICS accreditation is a recognised qualification and a benchmark of professional competence. Please note that our course in Peterborough does not currently have accreditation.

What our apprentices say

Careers

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will have a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying and a minimum of three years' relevant work experience. The skills, knowledge and experience you develop during the course will prepare you for roles such as Quantity Surveyor, Construction Surveyor, Construction Cost Consultant, Cost Engineer, Cost Analyst, Cost Manager, Project Cost Co-ordinator, Project Cost Controller, Cost Planner or Commercial Manager.

Entry requirements

In addition to the person specifications that have been set out by your employer, these are the entry requirements for the course.

  • Employment in a suitable role on a permanent contract exceeding 30 hours per week
  • Employer support to undertake this course, with a confirmed, assigned mentor
  • Confirmed eligibility to be funded as an apprentice as set out within the ESFA’s Funding Rules
  • A completed Initial Needs Assessment Form
  • Evidence of Level 2 qualifications in 4 subjects including Maths and English e.g. GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above, Functional Skills, or ESFA-approved equivalents*
  • Evidence of a recognised built environment Level 4 qualification e.g. Level 4 Construction Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship, BTEC HNC in Construction or other construction or quantity surveying related HNC, Cert HE (or equivalent)**

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How to apply

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