Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Quantity Surveying




Level 4

Course Start:


Course Length:

3 years


North Street or South Bank Campus


Maximum funding: £8000

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Course overview

This is a Level 4 Construction Quantity Surveying Technician apprenticeship. 

If required, the first year will include a Level 3 Bridging Course to prepare the apprentice for their HNC.

The second and third years will include a HNC CBE (Surveying pathway) with specific units including:

  • Construction Practice & Management,
  • Legal and Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
  • Construction Technology and
  • Financial Management and Business Practices in Construction

A portfolio of evidence will also be progressed and developed throughout the practical period of the standard. Apprentices will also complete an online portfolio of evidence which demonstrates that each of the knowledge, skills and behaviours in the standard, have been met in readiness for the end point assessment. This online portfolio of evidence will be supervised by in-company mentors and LCB assessors.

Completion of the apprenticeship standard will be confirmed following the satisfactory conclusion of an end point assessment (EPA).

What would apprentices learn at College?

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
  • 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

Entry requirements

Typically an apprentice will be expected to have achieved at least 5 GCSEs at Grades 4-9 including Maths, English and Science or their equivalent. In addition a BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma, Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship or one/two A level (s), in a relevant subject such as maths or science. 

Alternative qualifications and relevant experience may also be considered.

Employers may specify additional entry requirements.

You can search for vacancies on the National Apprenticeship Service page - find an apprenticeship

Information for employers

If you are considering taking on an apprentice and would like to find out more about the Level 4 Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship please get in touch with the Apprenticeship Team.

They will be able to advise you on the course content, offer advice for levy and non-levy payers and provide details on the end point assessment (EPA).

Details of the EPA and gateway to progress to the EPA can be found in the: EPA Plan.

You can find out more about this apprenticeship standard on the Institute for Apprenticeship site.

From 1st April 2021 all employers are required to use the government apprenticeship service to secure funding for any apprentices they wish to employ.  Apprentices will be unable to start their course at college without reserving funding. 

We can assist you with this process by providing informative emails, videos and telephone assistance, please get in touch to find out more.


0113 222 6041


Current Vacancies

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Next steps

After completing this course there are a number of options available; depending on your final grade you could move onto a higher education course including a HNC/HND, higher apprenticeship or a degree at university, or you could seek employment.

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