Building Surveying Degree

Building Surveying apprentice

"I've always been passionate about working in the built environment. From conception to completion, I wanted to do something that would mean I could get involved in the whole process."

— Semira, Building Surveying Apprentice

How long: Approximately 6 years  

Where: London/Hybrid
Hybrid working within this role enables a balance of 50% of time split between the office and home over a 4 week period. Hybrid working arrangements can evolve subject to business requirements. 

Salary: £27,801

What you'll need

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade A* - C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English language

  • Plus 3 A-Levels at grades BBC (or equivalent) which must include Maths 

  • You must be 18 years old by September 2024 to be eligible for this scheme

Job overview

Our Engineers focus on the assets that form the foundation of our transport system. As a TfL building surveyor, you'll be part of the world renowned TfL Engineering.

You'll gain the unique experience of working as a building surveyor on essential infrastructure designed to keep London moving.

You'll assist in a wide variety of construction projects in the TfL portfolio, from routine maintenance to major station redevelopments.

TfL has a wide variety of properties ranging from historic listed buildings to major transport interchanges and depots, any one of which you may be asked to survey and give reasoned advice to those who are responsible for their upkeep.

What you'll be doing

As an apprentice, your 6-year development programme will be made up of up to 12 placement rotations.

Our aim is to equip you with the range of skills and experience you need for your successful career. We also understand that everyone's career is different, so every apprentice's journey is unique.

Where this career can take you

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you'll be a Chartered Building Surveyor with world renowned status.

You'll have the opportunity further develop your career and be responsible for you're the design and implementation of your own projects, which could range from minor refurbishments to major infrastructure projects.

It's TfL's intention to bring the right candidate up to the level of Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Assoc RICS).

This is a very good grounding for a fascinating career in the built environment and you will be encouraged to progress to full membership of RICS (MRICS) and beyond.