Apprentice Quantity Surveyor Equals Consulting Ltd

This is a great chance to take the next steps in your career and gain vital industry experience. Equals Consultants, based in central London is looking for 3 apprentice quantity surveyors to join its growing team. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Apprenticeship summary

Duties will include:

  • The role will include providing support during the design stage of projects to forecast and plan budgets, to help architects and designers to design construction projects to meet cost targets and to support the selection of constructors and the negotiation and agreement of construction contracts
  • The role will also include working through the construction delivery stage of projects to manage all financial aspects of payments, managing change and negotiating the settlement of final accounts with building contractors
  • The role will include a mix of working in our office, attending meetings with our clients and designers and spending time on construction sites valuing work done, measuring progress and agreeing accounts
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  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5:30pm, (including day at University)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    5 years

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  • Expected start date


  • Closing date


  • Standards

    Chartered surveyor

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Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

  • Initiative, able to complete work independently
  • Team work ethic, able to work well in a team to deliver a shared goal
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for team players with good communication skills, an ambition to learn, an ability to get things done and the potential to be motivational leaders.

Desired qualifications

Entry requirements 

  • A - Level BBB or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 24 Distinctions 21 Merits or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Advanced entry

For those holding a Level 4 qualification with specific grades, it may be possible to enter onto Level 5 of the course and 'top up' your existing qualification to a full degree:

  • BTEC HNC/HND in a Quantity Surveying/Building related subject
  • Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Quantity Surveying/Building related subject
  • Construction Surveying Technician Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship or;
  • Cognate Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment

Future prospects

  • We are a young professional consultancy in our 10th year of business with ambitious plans for growth
  • We want to attract, develop and retain great professionals in our business and for the right candidates there will be opportunities to progress and be part of our future

Things to consider

  • This course is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • It prepares you for a career in quantity surveying and commercial management in the construction industry. The CIOB and RICS are the professional bodies representing the building surveying discipline

About the Employer

Leading, not largest. We’re a team of well-matched, accomplished senior professionals from across the construction industry. Between us, we’ve helped deliver projects of many kinds, in many sectors. We know that it’s experience, energy, trust and service that count with our clients. All of this we bring to projects major and minor, practical and visionary, working closely with clients, contractors and other consultants to achieve the goals we share.


Equals Consulting Ltd