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Quantity Surveying qualification

About Us

The Cala Group is a major UK housebuilder and leading provider of desirable new homes across Scotland, the South of England & Midlands. Driven by a mission to create vibrant and sustainable new communities, our homes are characterised by exceptional design and sector-leading build quality, and we have a passion for providing our customers with a great home buying experience. This is an exciting time to be at Cala.

Our approach to sustainability and technology is undergoing a dramatic transformation, and we’re aiming to create an industry-leading experience for both our staff and customers. At Cala, you can expect to be part of an environment which allows you to do meaningful work, while offering opportunities for personal growth.

About The Role

Cala Homes are looking for a Surveying Degree Apprentice to join our team based in the East region of Scotland.

Our surveying team is responsible for preparing and controlling our construction cost budgets and management of subcontractor order placement and payment. They work closely with colleagues in the technical and construction teams regarding the design and appointment of the right subcontractors respectively for our construction sites.

Our early talent programmes have the following recruitment process:

  • Apply online with your CV
  • Video interview via Teams with our Early Talent Manager
  • Final stage interview with our Commercial Director

About You

We are looking for someone who is confident with numbers and people plus has a good understanding of all current IT applications.

You will study towards achieving a Quantity Surveying qualification Level 6 1 day per week at University whilst being a key member of the Calateam.

Alongside studying for your degree, you will gain experience working with a major UK housebuilder and leading provider of desirable homes across Scotland. You will receive on the job training and be given learning opportunities to develop your core skills and help set you up for success. You will also have a dedicated mentor and support from the wider business and peers.

Qualifications required:

To be eligible for this apprenticeship, applicants must meet the academic entry requirements of the course:

  • BTEC HND/HNC in Construction or Built Environment: Merit profile
  • In addition to one of the above, applicants should have:
  • GCSE English Language grade 4/C – IB grade 4 Higher Level, GCSE Maths grade 4/C – IB grade 4

Rewards and Benefits

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Virtual GP
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Bonus/Commission
  • Employee Discounts
  • Long Service Recognition
  • Generous Holiday Allowance (including holiday buy/sell and carry forward options)
  • Personal Development

Advanced entry to second (or third year in extraordinary cases) may be possible if the candidate possesses more advanced prior learning or experience.  

Candidates with relevant and demonstrable work experience will also be considered.

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