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Level 3 Surveying Technician Apprenticeship Standard

Course Overview

The occupations covered by this standard are associated with surveying technicians acting on behalf of clients or employers in an assistant capacity. The types of surveying technician included are:

  • Building Surveying Technicians
  • Commercial Property Surveying Technicians
  • Residential Property Surveying Technicians
  • Land Surveying Technicians (including rural, minerals and waste management and planning and development)
  • Valuation Surveying Technicians
  • Consultant (Professional) Quantity Surveying Technicians
  • Consultant (Professional) Project Management Technicians
  • The main duties and tasks of a Surveying Technician are:

  • To collect information from inspections or visits to buildings, land and construction sites
  • To take appropriate measurements of buildings, land or plans
  • To meet with other professionals, clients, customers and others to obtain and provide information relating to land, property or construction
  • To collect and record data relating to land, buildings or construction for technical use
  • To manage work tasks relating to the area of practice
  • To undertake costings and/or measurements and/or valuations using data collected from research
  • To ensure a safe working environment for themselves and others
  • The entry requirement for the apprenticeship will typically be five GCSEs at Grade C or higher including Maths and English or a Level 2 apprenticeship in a construction or property related discipline but the final decision is that of each employer. Apprentices who are granted entry without GCSE Grade C or higher in Maths and English will be required to achieve Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2 as part of the apprenticeship.

    The apprenticeship will provide the necessary knowledge skills and behaviours for successful apprentices to become Associate members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

    All apprentices must undertake an independent endpoint assessment which is an assessment of the knowledge, skills and behaviours which have been developed throughout the apprenticeship. The purpose of the assessment is to make sure the apprentice meets the standard set by employers and are fully competent in the occupation.

    There is no charge to the apprentice
    £9,000 – employer apprenticeship Levy payers will pay the full cost from their levy: employers with 49 or less staff with an apprentice ages 16-18 years will pay no fees; all other employers will pay 5%. Prices are subject to discussion and agreement based on circumstances.

    Call 01724 709433 Email employertraining@northlindsey.ac.uk