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Building Surveyor Apprenticeship

  • Subject Area: Surveying
  • Attendance: Apprenticeship
  • Qualification: Level 3 NVQ Diploma & Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma
  • Course Start: September
  • Course Length: 2 to 3 years depending on experience
  • Location: North Street Campus
  • Cost: Your employer will pay the costs associated with an Apprenticeship.

Course Dates

Courses run frequently subject to demand


You could progress into higher education at the College including a HNC/HND, higher apprenticeship or a degree at university.


All applicants will be required to pass an assessment.

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C (9-4) including English, maths and science.


What's it all about?

Building surveyors offer professional advice on all factors affecting existing buildings such as building defects, alterations, renovations and extensions.They work mostly on site to monitor the performance of structures and come up with ways to improve them or correct flaws in their design.

What skills and qualities do I need?

  • Good observational skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • A careful, methodical and accurate approach to your work

How much could I earn?

Newly qualified surveyors earn between £18,000 and £22,000 a year. Experienced surveyors earn between £23,000 and £38,000 a year and senior staff with chartered status can earn over £50,000 a year.

No matter what level you are currently working at, you will be expected to further your skills in English and maths.

Further Information

You should be aged 16 or over and ideally already be employed or have secured a work placement, however we may be able to help you with this.

To search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies visit the apprenticeship vacancy website.