|Apprenticeship level: Level 3|
|Scheme length: 2 years 6 months|
|Requirements: 5 GCSEs A*-C including maths and English language. You must be 18 years of age by 1 September 2017 to be eligible for this scheme|
|Applications: This scheme is now closed.
Note: Before you apply, we strongly advise you to read the application process information thoroughly and in full. It tells you everything you need to know and provides details about what to expect as part of your application.
As one of our building surveyors, you'll become be part of the renowned TfL engineering. That means you'll gain the unique experience of working on the essential infrastructure, designed to keep London moving.
Building surveyors are involved in all aspects of property and construction; from supervising large developments to planning small extensions, it's one of the widest areas of surveying practice. This means that a building surveyor's work can can include anything from the conservation and restoration of historic buildings, to contemporary new developments.
We have a wide variety of properties, ranging from historic listed buildings to major transport interchanges and depots, so this role is varied: you could find yourself surveying and providing advice about the upkeep of these types of properties, performing routine maintenance or working on major station redevelopments.
As your training develops you'll be able to identify building defects and advise on cost effective and appropriate ways to deal with them, as well as providing answers to a wide range of construction-related issues.
On this challenging and rewarding apprenticeship, you'll gain a Level 3 qualification as a surveying technician. Through a combination of on-the-job learning from our leading professionals, and classroom training, you'll develop the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in surveying.
Our intention is to bring you up to the level of Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Assoc RICS).
This scheme is a great foundation to start a career in the built environment and it's a possible launch pad into developing full membership of RICS (and beyond). As an associate of RICS (or any membership level) you'll be expected to keep your skills and knowledge up to date, and commit to lifelong learning.
Chartered building surveyors are clearly differentiated from the rest of their market by their enhanced technical knowledge and professional standards. Achieving the associate status will enhance your professional status with employers and clients which could lead to more, and varied, employment opportunities.
As well as strong technical skills, you'll need to have excellent people skills, and the highest levels of integrity. All your clients, whether a large corporation or an individual member of the public, need to have the utmost confidence in the impartial advice given by you as a chartered building surveyor.
Learn more about the benefits for all of our apprenticeships schemes, and find out exactly what we're looking for.If you're successful you'll have to pass pre-employment checks before joining. These will include reference checks, qualifications checks, right to work in the UK and in some cases a medical and a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.