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BSc (Hons)Construction Quantity Surveying Degree Apprenticeship

Starting in2024

Course overview

Gain essential quantity surveying skills while working in the construction industry - this stimulating and challenging apprenticeship will leave you in a great position to undertake a number of construction cost management roles. This degree apprenticeship leads to chartered membership of the Chartered Institute Of Building - MCIOB - without the need to undertake any further assessment.

Aimed at those who have already successfully completed the Construction Quantity Surveyor Technician apprenticeship or who hold an HNC in a relevant subject, this apprenticeship will enable you to build a sound knowledge and understanding of the role of cost management professionals in construction, as defined by the professional bodies, and its application in different contexts within the built environment.

As well as the fundamentals of cost management, additional digital skills are fully embedded throughout the course, using industry standard software, to encourage you to develop your confidence in producing cost estimates and bills of quantities.

You'll also develop your problem-solving skills - the course will allow you to build your knowledge to enable you to provide sound and justified cost management advice and guidance in a variety of different formats. To aid this, you'll be encouraged to develop your technical writing and presentation skills throughout the course.

Throughout your apprenticeship you'll have the opportunity to apply what you have learned during your studies to the workplace and vice-versa. You'll also be invited to attend regular progress reviews with one of our apprenticeship coaches, and you'll be required to complete an end-point assessment to ensure you are able to fulfil the role of a construction quantity surveyor.

Any questions?

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Email: apprenticeships@solent.ac.uk

Contact UK admissions

Email: admissions@solent.ac.ukCall: 023 8201 5066

For employers

Apprenticeships can add value at all levels of your business:

  • Upskill your staff with industry relevant qualifications.
  • Drive an increase in productivity.
  • Promote long-term loyalty and reduce staff turnover.
  • Reduce the cost of qualifications and training.
  • Develop staff with a minimum of interruption to day-to-day operations.
  • Offer genuine opportunities for personal development to both full-and part-time staff.
  • Scale your business with the help of an increasingly skilled workforce.

For apprentices

Here's what a higher or degree apprenticeship can offer you:

  • A combination of on-the-job and academic study which is relevant and applied.
  • A continued wage and contract of employment which includes all the same benefits as any employee.
  • A higher or degree qualification which is recognised, transferrable and the same level as if achieved through traditional study routes.
  • A debt free future with zero tuition fees. (Please note, as apprenticeships are funded by employers, apprentices are not eligible to apply for Student Loans Company loans).
  • An opportunity to develop new skills and progress within your industry.

What does this course lead to?

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, graduates will be able to undertake a wide variety of construction cost management roles at chartered level, such as senior quantity surveyor, commercial manager or contracts manager.

Who is this course is for?

This course is aimed at those who have already successfully completed the Construction Quantity Surveyor Technician apprenticeship or who have obtained a relevant HNC and are looking to develop their career.  Applicants must be in suitable employment to be enrolled on this course.

Facilities

Apprentices will have access to our construction laboratories and industry-standard software. Library facilities are also available, with specialist software workstations and electronic on-site and remote book access.

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark, is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces.


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