Course Info


Apprenticeship
  • apprenticeship
  • construction

Useful Information

Mode of study:

Apprenticeship

Level:

4

Duration:

The typical duration for this Apprenticeship is three years but this will depend upon the previous experience of the apprentice and access to opportunities to gain the full range of competence.

Awarding/validation body:

tbc

Course Overview

The occupation covered by this standard is Construction Quantity Surveying Technician. Typical job titles can include: Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Assistant Construction Surveyor, Quantity Surveying Technician, Assistant Cost Engineer or Assistant Cost Analyst. Construction Quantity Surveying Technicians are associated with the monitoring and control of costs and contracts on construction projects and are based on sites or in offices

Course Highlights

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

Knowledge

What is required

Health and Safety

Understand the principles and responsibilities imposed by law and other regulations in a construction environment

Sustainability

Understand the sustainability issues in projects across economic, social and environmental aspects

Construction Technology

Understand different construction techniques and materials and the principles of design

Contracts

Understand different forms of contracts used in construction and why they are applied in different situations

Procurement

Understand the different types of procurement process and negotiation requirements

Cost control

Understand the importance of controlling costs during a construction project and the effect of changes to the project

Financial reporting

Understand the various forms of reporting on project progress

Skills

What is required

Health and Safety

Apply health and safety issues to all activities

Sustainability

Demonstrate application of the principles of sustainability

Construction Technology

Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction projects

Contracts

Be able to apply different types of contracts to different situations

Procurement

Assist in the selection of and negotiation with specialist contractors for a construction project

Cost control

Assist in the measurement and costing of construction works during a project.

Financial reporting

Assist in the preparation of financial reports, cash flow and cost forecasts for a construction project

Administration

Assist in the collection, collation and storage of relevant data and its analysis

Behaviours

What is required

Commitment to Code of Ethics

Understand and apply the Code of Conduct and conduct regulations, ethics and professional standards relevant to industry’s recognised professional bodies.

Continuing Professional Development

Identify own development needs and take action to meet those needs. Use own knowledge and expertise to help others when requested.

Commitment to Equality and Diversity

Understand the importance of equality and diversity and demonstrate these attributes so as to meet the requirements of fairness at work.

Communicate Effectively

Be able to contribute effectively to meetings and present information in a variety of ways including oral and written.

Conflict avoidance

Be able to assist in planning to avoid conflict and resolving issues that do arise

Work in Teams

Be able to work with others in a collaborative and non-confrontational way.

Demonstrate Innovation

Be able to identify areas for improvement and suggest innovative solutions.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

possibility of full time employment after successful completion of apprenticeship

Assessment

The following qualification will be gained:
•A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the industry’s recognised professional bodies meeting the educational requirements for Technician status or the equivalent level of membership.
•English and Maths; apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements, but the typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English and a Science; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

How To Apply

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