Degree Apprenticeship

Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship

About us

There’s never been a better time to join our team. We’re a growing, vibrant team helping to drive the most ambitious roads investment programme our country has ever seen. You’ll be involved in ensuring that our customers and road workers get home safe and well every day while travelling or working on our road network

We are Highways England

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About the programme

Would you like to study a degree at university whilst gaining on site experience and knowledge? Our Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship gives you a chance to earn money, work to gain experience whilst studying all without paying the fees.

If you are looking to get your career moving in a challenging, yet highly rewarding role, then our Construction Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship opportunity is right for you. Offering an excellent insight into Quantity Surveying and Construction environments, you will also acquire all the skills and knowledge that will help you develop in your career at National Highways.

You will be involved in a plethora of different projects, allowing you to gain an insight into the various programmes and projects available at National Highways. You will be surrounded by experts within the field who will assist in your development whilst in the role. 

This role will start in September 2023.

About you

  • You must hold (or be predicted) a minimum of five GCSEs (including English and maths, at grade C/grade 4 or above); and 
  • 120 UCAS Tariff points - From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-levels (BBB), BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate.
  • We may also consider applicants who have successfully completed a related Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship, or those with non-standard qualifications, or a significant amount of relevant work-based or professional experience. 
  • You’ll evidence the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment
  • You’ll evidence the ability to work to timescales, prioritising where necessary
  • You’ll evidence the ability to give and receive information effectively
  • You’ll evidence the ability to write clearly and concisely
  • You’ll evidence you desire and passion to pursue a career at National Highways within Quantity Surveying and the Construction / Built Environment

Why you should Join us

At National Highways, safety is our number one priority. It is one of our core values, as well as a behaviour we expect from our people. 
Our vision is that everyone who uses our roads, as well as those who work for us, get home, safe and well. Our Home Safe and Well approach sets out our commitments and how our employees can contribute. 
Working for us, you’ll recognise the behaviours required to achieve our vision, and help create a fair and just culture for us all. You should be able to fully understand the hazards and risks that are involved in your work, and follow our procedures safely. 
We want you to feel able to raise health, safety and wellbeing concerns with your colleagues, and to challenge unsafe conditions or behaviours wherever you see them. We’re always seeking to improve our performance, and want you to be at the heart of that - helping us all get home safe and well.

And finally

Please complete your application as soon as possible as we may close to new applications earlier than the current closing date which is currently 16th December 2022.  

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: December 16th, 2022
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £22,800 + benefits
  • Basingstoke (Hampshire), Bristol, Birmingham, Guildford (Surrey), Leeds, Maidstone (Kent), Manchester, Nottingham and Wakefield
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