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Level 4 Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship

Subject Area

Construction & Construction Trades

Student Type

Students aged 16-18 | Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Apprenticeship

What is the course about?

The main duties and tasks of a Construction Quantity Surveying Technician are:

  • Assisting senior managers with the budgeting of construction projects
  • Control of costs during a construction project
  • Selection and management of specialist contractors
  • To contribute to the mitigation of disputes using accurate records
  • Recording, control and reporting of income and expenditure on a construction project
  • Valuation of progress on construction projects
  • To assist senior managers with the legal and contractual issues on a construction project

Why should I choose the course?

Apprenticeships allow you to learn the right skills, gain great work experience and earn a wage. As a college we will provide personalised apprenticeship guidance materials, access to online learning resources and access to available online EPA preparation tools. The College will also ensure that tuition for any additional maths and English qualifications required will be provided to the level required for the standard.

What will I learn?

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.

The main duties and tasks of a Construction Surveying Technician are assisting senior managers with the budgeting of construction projects, control of costs during a construction project, selection and management of specialist contractors, recording, control and reporting of income and expenditure on a construction projects and the valuation of progress on construction projects.

You will develop the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours as set out by the occupational standard over a typical period of 36 months whilst additionally completing a Level 4 Qualification in Construction and the Built Environment.

Construction quantity surveying technician / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Additionally, you will develop a Portfolio of evidence known as a summary of experience to demonstrate occupational competence and complete an End Point Assessment to complete your apprenticeship of which consists of a Knowledge based test, A project presentation and a professional discussion underpinned by your portfolio.

This apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours typically required to achieve technician status or the equivalent with the industry’s recognised professional bodies. The final assessment process for this apprenticeship will typically be representative of the review process required for professional registration.

How is the apprenticeship delivered?

This course is completed via part-time study, typically one day release in the college setting, accounting for the 20% off the Job training requirements of an apprenticeship.

You will normally work around 30 hours per week, and no more than 40 hours (if you are under 18), which includes any training time at college (off the job) as well as on the job with your employer.

What will the course lead on to?

This course can support career development opportunities for those already employed in industry and could lead to higher level degree apprenticeships.

Are there any links with industry and university?

You will normally work around 30 hours per week, and no more than 40 hours (if you are under 18), which includes any training time at college (off the job) as well as on the job with your employer.

What support is available?

You will be allocated a designated tutor to guide you through your apprenticeship. We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

We are one of the top performing further education college for apprenticeships. More than 9 out of 10 of our apprentices continue in employment or receive a promotion once they have finished their apprenticeship. We also have a dedicated matching service where we match your skills to a suitable employer, and our experienced team will work with you to guide you through your apprenticeship.

What are the entry requirements?

You will typically have one of the following:

  • A BTEC level 3 or other level 3 qualification in a related subject, minimum MPP or MM
  • T Level with overall grade Pass
  • A minimum of two A-Levels (A2) with one in a related subject at grade C or above
  • Access to HE with relevant options
  • Appropriate relevant work experience – mature students who have appropriate work experience in a related sector or role and/or have professional qualifications in a related industry are welcome to apply.

AND

  • A* to C grade and/or 9 to 4 in GCSE English (language or literature)
  • A* to C grade and/or 9 to 4 in GCSE Maths

Non-native English speakers who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English need to demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to the levels identified below. This is necessary before being recruited to the programme, as the programme is both taught and assessed in English:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 5.5; reading and writing must be 5.5.

All HNC/HND programmes require the completion of a personal statement prior to an admissions interview being offered. You will also be required to provide a reference from one of the following options:

  • A previous course leader/teacher (if progressing from a recently attended further or higher education course)
  • A recent or current employer
  • An appropriate professional who can provide a character reference (if you have not been in recent education or employment).

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

Current national apprenticeship costs apply depending on employer and learner requirements.

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