Construction quantity surveyor

Construction quantity surveyor

“A construction quantity surveyor manages all of the financial and legal aspects of construction projects”

A construction quantity surveyor manages all of the financial and legal aspects of construction projects. As an apprentice, you’ll develop into a surveyor capable of leading on the complex costing and expenditure associated with construction, starting with studying the whole lifespan of a potential project and understanding what the client expects. You’ll manage contractors, ensure disputes are handled and settled amicably, oversee the commercial success of projects, and keep tight control of all expenditure and income. You’ll need to become a savvy and reliable financial accountant, intimately familiar with facets of construction, and leader and manager who is confident and able to settle disputes. On completion, you’ll achieve a bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying.

Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies and maths

Entry requirements: Completion of the level 4 construction quantity surveying technician apprenticeship

Achievement upon completion: Level 6 (Degree)—equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

Potential salary upon completion: £30,000 per annum

Find out more: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk