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Quantity Surveying Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-003141
  • Salary: £19,000.00
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Turner & Townsend

For more than 70 years we’ve been helping to deliver transformational programmes across the real estateinfrastructure and natural resources sectors, making a difference to people’s lives and ensuring a return on investment for our clients and their investors.

In that time the landscape for capital projects has continually evolved, and we’ve stayed ahead of the curve, bringing clear thinking and rigorous processes.

Where others see complexity, we’re one step ahead. With our proven methodologies, depth of experience and data and insights, we find a path to meet the ambitious goals our clients have set.

We too have set ourselves ambitious goals, and built a truly global business, transforming how we do things to make sure all of the knowledge and innovation we generate is shared throughout our global teams.

In an ever-changing world, as client challenges shift and pressures to deliver return on investment drive ever higher, we’ll keep finding new ways to make a difference. It’s not just an outcome we strive towards – it’s one that drives us, and gives us our unique perspective on the world.

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You will have the opportunity to develop first class consultancy skills and work with industry leading clients on some of the most exciting construction projects, working across a diverse portfolio. You will be exposed to as many different areas as possible to support your professional development pathway.

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

What will the apprentice be doing?

Apprentice Cost Managers will be given the opportunity to learn on the job working on some of the UK’s best projects with industry leading clients. You will support your team by delivering a wide range of tasks to the highest quality standards.

Key areas include: estimating and producing cost plans, drafting documentation, checking and analysing tenders, conducting cost checks and valuations, analysing the numbers for the final accounts and liaising with the client, contractors and designers.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

On the cost management programme you will undertake the Chartered Surveyor level 6 degree apprenticeship. During the five year programme you will gain a BSc in Quantity Surveying as well as complete the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), to fulfil the requirements of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Chartered status.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If you complete one of our degree apprenticeships, we expect you to be at the same level as a graduate who has completed the graduate development programme at the end of your apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Minimum grade 4 /C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Minimum grade 4 /C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade BBB) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Any (Grade DDM) Essential

About the employer

Turner & Townsend is a global consultancy, applying technical excellence in their work across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. We have grown to become a world-leading professional services company. With 110 offices in 45 countries, we draw on extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximising value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients’ assets.


Turner & Townsend


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Apprenticeship standard

Construction Quantity Surveyor (degree)
Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Date posted: 03/03/2021

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