Construction Quantity Surveying Technician L4

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Course Details

Start Date:

  • Code: PITMCW00022
  • Time: 08:00 - 17:00
  • Location: Institute of Technology

Course Summary

1. Occupation(s)
The occupation covered by this standard is Construction Quantity Surveying Technician. Typical job titles can include: Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Assistant Construction Surveyor, Quantity Surveying Technician, Assistant Cost Engineer or Assistant Cost Analyst. Construction Quantity Surveying Technicians are associated with the monitoring and control of costs and contracts on construction projects and are based on sites or in offices.

2. Occupational profile
The main duties and tasks of a Construction 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

The aim of the course is to ensure that every apprentice has been given sufficient training to pass an End Point Assessment (EPA) by developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours required within this standard.
A BTEC HNC Level 4 in Construction and Built Environment will be delivered to meet the knowledge requirement, and a Portfolio of evidence will be produced by the apprentice to cover skills and behaviours.

Course Content

A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the industry’s recognised professional bodies meeting the educational requirements for Technician status or the equivalent level of membership.
An online or paper-based portfolio of evidence which demonstrates how the apprentice has met each of the knowledge, skills and behaviour statements in the standard. The portfolio can be used to help inform the employer that
the apprentice is fully prepared to commence the End-point assessment process.
English and Maths; apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment

Course Assessment

The EPA is split into 3 separate criteria and will typically take 6 months to complete
Assessment Method 1: Online test
With the following grades:
• Pass
• Fail
Assessment Method 2: Project
With the following grades:
• Pass
• Fail
• Distinction
Assessment Method 3: Professional discussion
With the following grades:
• Pass
• Fail
• Distinction

Employer Benefits

Apprentices will gain a broad range of knowledge, skills and behaviours associated with quantity survey allowing them on completion of the apprenticeship, to register with a professional body such as RICS
This Apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours typically required to achieve Technician status or the equivalent with the industry’s recognised professional bodies. The final assessment process for this Apprenticeship will typically be representative of the review process required for professional registration.

Materials

There are no material costs, but the apprentice will need access to IT from home or the workplace to complete assignments and homework.

Qualifications

The following qualification will be gained:

A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the industry’s recognised professional bodies meeting the educational requirements for Technician status or the equivalent level of membership.
English and Maths; apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Progression

Apprentices that successfully complete the Construction Quantity Surveying Technician L4 can go on to Construction Quantity Surveyor (Level 6) degree apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements, but the typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English and a Science; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

Start Date:

  • Code: PITMCW00022
  • Time: 08:00 - 17:00
  • Location: Institute of Technology
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