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Completing a Construction Quantity Surveying Technician apprenticeship will help you develop skills in monitoring and controlling costs and contracts on construction projects.

The main duties and tasks of a Construction Quantity 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

GCSE Grade C/4 in Maths and English. Or Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English.

Course Content

You will study and evidence skills in the following areas:

  • Health & Safety Apply health and safety issues to all activities
  • Sustainability Demonstrate application of the principles of sustainability
  • Construction Technology Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction projects
  • Contracts Be able to apply different types of contracts to different situations
  • Procurement Assist in the selection of and negotiation with specialist contractors for a construction project
  • Cost Control Assist in the measurement and costing of construction works during a project
  • Financial Reporting Assist in the preparation of financial reports, cash flow and cost forecasts for a construction project
  • Administration Assist in the collection, collation and storage of relevant data and its analysis


Will I compete off-the-job training?

Apprentices need to:

  • Complete a minimum of 6 hours a week (based on a 30+ hours a week contract) off-the job-training during the on-programme phase of their apprenticeship

How will I gain my apprenticeship?

You will undertake an End Point Assessment.

This will consist of three elements with the outcomes combined to decide the overall apprenticeship grade

  • Online Knowledge Test
  • Project
  • Professional Discussion
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